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The Four Characteristics of an Amazing Team

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Your team needs to be diverse and dynamic. Their strengths and weaknesses need to complement each other. None of this is news to most people who manages a team. To have an amazing team, make sure each of the following characteristics are represented within your team. Dreamers – these are the …

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Why Communication Matters in Leadership

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Everything a leader says will be interpreted. Because of that, the words a leader uses should always be thoughtful and precise. Good communication isn’t sending lengthy emails that seem to ramble on or spewing out every thought that passes through your mind. Every word that a leader uses matters and …

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Tuesday Tip: Pursue Experience, Skills and Excellence

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Most people get it wrong when building their career. These people focus on achieving a title, making more money, having more responsibility or incremental improvements. Their pursuit for status and pay will not get them far or be sustainable. Their success will not be as great and their foundation will …

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The One Reason Your Coaching is Failing

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It happens as it always does. You identify an area for improvement of a valuable team member. You effectively explain the expectation and where they need to improve. The discussion goes really well, you and the employee are excited about the potential performance improvements this change will make. You both …

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Tuesday Tip: Proceed and Be Competent

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Your career depends in no small measure upon the general competence of those around you. They could be on your team as a peer or staff member or they could be a peer in another department. No matter what the relationship, their competence will determine your success. Long ago we …

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