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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: , , , , , , , , , , |

How to make a tough decision more easily

As a leader you are constantly being asked to make tough decisions. The following are typical themes I hear when leaders are having to make a tough decision- "I am not sure how Mary will feel about it," "Tom might take it the wrong way," "Jim's a great guy but I am not sure he can [...]


2018-06-19T19:08:10+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Leadership Development Solutions, Leadership Development Training, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

7 Ways To Drastically Improve Your Online Sales Copy

I wanted to share with you an e-book by Matthew Aaron wrote titled, Punch Your Customers, 7 ways to drastically improve your online sales copy. Matthew Aaron is an independent copywriter living in Denver, Colorado, USA. For more than ten years, he’s grown a solid reputation for delivering effective sales copy for his clients across North [...]


2012-12-17T16:44:14+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Executive Presentation Skills, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Creating A Results Driven Team – Leadership Skills

Have you ever had a moment where someone ticked you off and you could feel the negative energy and anger all around you?  Then you gathered some new information and it instantly drained that negative emotion away as you gained a new perspective? Wasn't it amazing how quickly that could happen?  Really NOTHING changed about the [...]


2018-06-18T22:05:03+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Executive Presentation Skills, Leadership Development Training, Presentation Skills, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Negative versus Inaccurate: Sharing Information So Others Act On It

I was telling a story tonight and part way through my daughter, the one with a steel trap for a memory, corrected me on part of it.  My husband stopped and asked her, "You are such a positive person, do you really listen for what is wrong in what a person is telling you?" That is [...]


2018-06-19T19:20:28+00:00Categories: Executive Presentation Skills, Leadership Development Training, Presentation Skills, Presentation Skills Seminars, Presentation Skills Training, Strategic Presentation Skills, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

How To Get People To Be Open To A Diverse Idea

You walk in to the meeting room knowing you need to get people to STOP doing things the old way and be receptive to a new way of doing things.  You look around the room and you see leery eyes, set mouths and people ready to defend why you need to keep doing things the way [...]


2020-02-25T07:59:30+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Corporate Sales Training, Executive Presentation Skills, Leadership Development Solutions, Leadership Development Training, Presentation Skills, Presentation Skills Seminars, Presentation Skills Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

Leadership Skills – How To Really Find Out Your Leadership Score

Self evaluating is one of the trickiest things to do.  It is a documented fact that you have a hard time truly knowing how you are performing and that you usually over estimate your abilities. As a leader it is vital that you truly know what are your strengths and weaknesses so you can continue to [...]


2019-04-22T15:26:29+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Executive Presentation Skills, Leadership Development Solutions, Leadership Development Training, Presentation Skills, Presentation Skills Seminars, Presentation Skills Training, Strategic Presentation Skills, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Leadership Tip – How to Get People To Feel Loved and Connected With You

This is going to be one of my shortest blogs, I predict because the concept it really simple. If you want to know how to make a person feel loved, appreciated and special just watch how they themselves act and than do the same for them.  So don't listen to what they say but rather look [...]


2019-04-22T15:19:07+00:00Categories: Corporate Leadership Training, Corporate Sales Training, Executive Presentation Skills, Leadership Development Solutions, Leadership Development Training, Presentation Skills, Presentation Skills Training, Sales Training Programs, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |