Tag Archives: Motivation

How to Improve Decision-Making and Innovation in the Workplace

There’s the good and the bad of having so much knowledge at our fingertips, literally. It’s easy to “Google” the answer to any question. Knowledge is no longer held in the hands of a few. But, do we know what … Continue reading

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What Goal Gives You “Fire in the Belly” to Win?

by Lee Ellis Life itself is a fight at virtually every turn. To win in sports, the athlete must fight against the limitations of the body and the efforts of the competition. To win the new job, the candidate must … Continue reading

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Leaders, Are You Communicating to Win?

by Holly Green Are you focused on winning and moving towards your goals and vision each day, celebrating milestones along the way? Or, do you play not to lose? When an organization lacks a clear destination, it usually has many ill-defined ones. Employees feel unmotivated … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement Approach Today Breeds Stagnation

by Timothy R. Clark Does it do any good to idly yearn to be engaged–to wait expectantly for the organization to engage you? Sure. Just expect to wait a long time. One of the keys to employee engagement is to … Continue reading

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The Leadership Test, Will You Pass?

Listen to the audio of the first chapter. Dr. Timothy Clark’s new book,“The Leadership Test: Will You Pass?” is being used throughout corporate America as a guide for understanding the foundation principles of leadership. This book is the “Who Moved … Continue reading

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Bumping a High Performer into Management

You know the scenario. Very competent high performer is bumped up into management. This new manager, Sue, has knocked it out of the ballpark with her sales performance. Now, the boss wants her to lead a team, hoping she will be able … Continue reading

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Effectively Manage Change and Stop Inertia

There was a boss who complained that everyone around him was a “potted plant.” He couldn’t understand why his managers wouldn’t take charge of an idea or come up with solutions. In his management meetings, if a manager suggested how … Continue reading

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Managers and The Potted Plant Syndrome

There was a boss who complained that everyone around him was a “potted plant.”  He couldn’t understand why his managers wouldn’t take charge of an idea or come up with solutions. In his management meetings, if a manager suggested how to handle … Continue reading

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You’re Not in Camelot

The good news: the economy is improving. Bad news: those employees you expected to stay are now looking to jump ship. They are four times as likely to be dis-engaged if their direct supervisor or manager is dis-engaged. In a recent … Continue reading

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The Core and the Crust of Leadership

“The core of leadership is character. It represents the essence of who you are and what you stand for. It has nothing to do with Churchillian eloquence, a puckish sense of humor or grasp of strategy. The crust of leadership … Continue reading

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