Tag Archives: behavior change

Want Greater Influence? Then, Listen Up.

by Judith E. Glaser When driving to a new location, we often stop at a gas station to ask for directions, use our GPS or a handy paper map to navigate unfamiliar territory. If we get lost, we need only … Continue reading

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Are you a Giver or a Taker?

by Helen Whelan Have you ever met a “taker”? That’s the person who asks for a favor, help with a project, an introduction, you name it…but when you reach out to him or her, they’re too busy? They treat relationship … Continue reading

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Three Ways Managers Can Encourage Team Building

by Judith Glaser You walk into a meeting late and people are already in huddles. Colleagues glance over ever so briefly then turn back to their conversations. You sit down in a corner and use your smart phone to check … Continue reading

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Can One New Habit Change Your Life?

by Michelle Baker The other day, I noticed my sister posted a Facebook status about a new habit my niece, Rylie, had acquired: Congratulations to my daughter, Rylie! She has successfully gone one whole year (without cheating!) without using a … Continue reading

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5 Ways to be a More Appreciative Leader

by Karlin Sloan “There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.” Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity We all like to be appreciated. It feels good when someone notices our hard work. And, … Continue reading

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How to Manage Conflict When You’ve Angered Someone

Ever been late for an appointment and the first thing you do is justify why you’re late?  Or, you anger a co-worker who mis-reads your email of how he can perform better? When you email him back to explain, his … Continue reading

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Personal Characteristics of Successful Leaders

by Marshall Goldsmith We wouldn’t drive backwards to get to our destination. Why do we think delving into the past will help us make the change needed to propel us forward?  There is a school of thought among psychologists that … Continue reading

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Candor, the pivot point between success and failure

Mergers and acquisitions can seem too daunting when we view the merging entities as separate cultures, with separate norms, separate ways of doing things. Usually the small company is eaten by the larger and loses its persona. People leave the … Continue reading

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What does playing to win look like in the business world?

by Holly Green Once again, the sports world offered a powerful lesson for business leaders when the New Orleans Saints played the Detroit Lions January 14th. Specifically, I’m referring to Saints coach Sean Payton and how he approaches the game … Continue reading

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Management Skills for the Entrepreneur & Change Catalyst

Yep. It can feel like this when you’re an entrepreneur or someone who is playing to win. Belly flops don’t stop you. They just make you smarter.  The success skills of entrepreneurs – influencing others, risking and making mistakes, bouncing back … Continue reading

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