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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 [...]


2020-04-24T08:19:39+00:00Categories: Blog|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 [...]


2020-04-24T08:19:39+00:00Categories: Blog|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 [...]


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How To Answer Tough Questions

Learn how to answer a tough question whether during a presentation, negotiation or facilitating a meeting. Watch Now… as Anne shares an example of how to address a question when you’re presenting. “I want Anne to share with me..” Get a personalized Video Blog that answers YOUR burning questions! While other companies make generic video blogs, [...]


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How to Engage Employees in Team Meetings

Encouraging more participation from employees at staff meetings Watch Now… as Anne shares the biggest frustration that most people have at meetings and the seven steps on how to overcome those frustrations. “I want Anne to share with me..” Get a personalized Video Blog that answers YOUR burning questions! While other companies make generic video blogs, [...]


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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 [...]


2020-04-24T08:19:39+00:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

How to Manage Negative Talk in the Team

I have watched one negative person bring a team's productivity down 90%! I know that sounds dramatic but this person's negativity actually dropped sales in one division from $100 million down to $10 million within 2 years!! Think of negative talk as a virus that can kill all productivity. Here are some things as a leader [...]


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