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Asking vs Dictating

Do You Ask or Dictate? There is definitely a certain finesse to doing things that either magnetically pulls people to you or repels them away. So why do some people tick you off with the way they handle things and others don’t offend you at all? Is it the intent behind the words? Is it the judgment? [...]


2020-03-03T05:06:19+00:00Categories: Articles, Blog, IMP Hot Tips, Uncategorized|

Do Less, Gain More Employee Accountability

There is a strange phenomenon I find among leaders--they are often causing their own greatest problems by trying to do something nice. I often see leaders who realize their workers are over taxed and so the leader steps in to help out.  Seems admirable on the cover but unfortunately it often has dire unintended consequences. See [...]


2018-06-18T16:30:19+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Leadership Development, Leadership Development Solutions, Leadership Development Training, Leadership Presentation, Negotiation Skills Training, Presentation Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This Can Be Causing You A Lot More Work

Typically I find that leaders tend to focus on managing down.  This philosophy causes your brain to do many things that actually create more work for you as a leader. It causes you to: 1. To be accountable as the knowledge and answer source.  The problem with this is you can then become a bottleneck as [...]


2018-06-18T16:33:08+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Corporate Sales Training, Executive Presentation Skills, Leadership Development, Leadership Development Training, Leadership Presentation, Negotiation Skills Training, Presentation Skills, Strategic Presentation Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

When An Employee Fires You As A Leader

I have fallen in love with watching the show The Profit.  I love how Marcus focuses on three simple things--people, process and product.  In one episode an owner had almost all his employees turnover on him within 5 weeks.  As the owner stood there blabbering about why each person left, Marcus just stopped him and said,"You [...]


2020-03-02T07:55:04+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Corporate Sales Training, Executive Presentation Skills, Leadership Development, Leadership Presentation, Negotiation Skills Training, Presentation Skills, Presentation Skills Solutions, Sales Training Programs, Strategic Presentation Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Learning From Failure is Essential for Success

  Anne Warfield Wow! Here it's almost Fall and I am sending my first born off to college and the others are preparing for back to school. To me, it is funny, to think that we spend all these years putting knowledge in to children's brains and less time helping them build better pathways [...]


2020-03-02T08:18:35+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Executive Presentation Skills, Leadership Development, Leadership Development Solutions, Leadership Presentation, Presentation Skills, Presentation Skills Seminars, Presentation Skills Solutions, Strategic Presentation Skills|Tags: |