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How Do You Hire Super-Stars?

How Do You Hire Super-Stars?

I’m not sure if there are many employers or managers who really like looking for new employees.  I know we want to hire great people who will enhance our team, but the task of looking for the right person and actually finding them can be a daunting task. Time spent looking for just the right … Continue reading

The Mindset of A Manager

The Mindset of A Manager

Last week I posted about our personal growth mindset and how developing it is done in small steps.  Today, I want to address the managers mindset and how they can make a huge difference in how their employees not only perform, but enjoy their job. Often when managers hire employees they are looking for the … Continue reading

Empowerment Comes From Within

Empowerment Comes From Within

  Empowerment is a term regarding a business management style where managers give staff members the power to make certain decisions within boundaries. This is a definition of empowerment: Empowerment is the process of enabling or authorizing an employee to think, behave, and take action, and control work and decision-making in autonomous way with the job tasks … Continue reading

Becoming A Better Me

Becoming A Better Me

The theme of “becoming a better person” has been popping up in everything I have been reading or listening to. Possibly because people think about this as the New Year rolls in. It is a fact that most people want to better themselves on a continual basis.  It can be overwhelming as to where one … Continue reading

Mastering Leadership

Mastering Leadership

“The Lone Ranger would have died without Tonto.”  Leaders do not become leaders by themselves, yet so often we point out the leader failing to recognize the people who are the support team.  Those that make the difference so that the “leader” can do what is necessary to do their part in the project, the … Continue reading

Are You A Giver?

Are You A Giver?

I just re-read a great little book that left me inspired to continue to be a giver.  What is a giver?  I guess it depends on who you are, what it is that you do and if you have the desire to do it at a higher level. The book is called “The Go-Giver” there … Continue reading

Amplifying The Great

Amplifying The Great

Far too often we focus on our short-comings and this can lead to dissatisfaction and unfulfillment in our life.  Not that we shouldn’t try to better ourselves, it is just we shouldn’t get stuck there focused on the negative. I agree with what Brendon Burchard states above, that we need to spend more time “Amplifying” … Continue reading

It Takes Forever To Build A Team

It Takes Forever To Build A Team

Team building is no easy task and there is no overnight solution to creating an excellent performing team. Whether your team is two or ten people, if its members are not engaged, and do not share the same vision and desired result you will not win the game. There are multiple building blocks in creating an … Continue reading

Leaders Must Be Persistent

Leaders Must Be Persistent

There are several key “ingredients” that make up great leaders in the workplace.  One for certain is “persistence.”  Although it is an essential ingredient, it also can be a tough one to add each and every day at work. We all go through times when we would like to take a back seat and go … Continue reading