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Leaders’ Digest Bi-Weekly Tips

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5 Ways Conflict May Be Holding You Back
Addressing and resolving conflicts requires enormous mental and emotional strength, which is why many of us try to avoid it.
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Hard Look at the Soft Numbers
Hard Look at the Soft Numbers  Vol.1 Art. 17 Businesses often look at production, sales, and profit to evaluate their
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Why Good Employees Quit
Few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door. Yet, when I speak with CEO’s
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Generations Colliding
Right about the time the Boomers learned to work with Gen Xers, the Millennials started moving into management positions.  Many
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Overworking is Bad for Business
Why Overworking Is Bad for Your Business (And Who’s to Blame) As handy as the Internet and our mobile devices
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Leaders DO Make a Difference for Your Company
The Facts: Low performing employees cost your company money. Leaders can increase the bottom line. Quality talent stays when they
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Communication Mistakes You Might be Making
  By Ann Meacham (1st of 2 articles)                        
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More Communication Mistakes You Might Be Making
6 More Mistakes You Might be Making  (2 of 2) by Ann Meacham These are behaviors we have all been
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If I knew then . . . .
The Mistake: Several years ago, some people who work at this company might have accused Frank* of being a micromanager.
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How To Attract and Hold Onto Talented People
Many of the Top 100 Best companies to Work For listed in Fortune Magazine agree that it is not the
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Leaders Right-Brain, Get Better Results
Managers Left-Brain Focus This is Why Leaders Get Better Results “Efficiency is the best way to produce great results.” NOPE!
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I’m the Only One Who Can Do It Right
Are you working IN the business on day-to-day or operational tasks or ON the business planning and taking action to
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5 Secrets Your Employees Won’t Tell You
Do your employees seem lazy, moody or resistant to doing what the company needs them to do? Believe it or
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Pizza Works Better Than Cash
Pizza Works Better Than Cash to Motivate Employees Who doesn’t love pizza?* That’s the question Dan Ariely implies in his
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4 Ways to Build a Team that Grows Your Company
? Does your team generate a steady stream of referrals and growth for your business? ? Is your team working
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4 Questions that Will Change the Way You Lead
Adapted from article by Justin Bariso, in Inc.com, 4/27/16  See full article  As Bill Gates himself says: “Everybody needs a
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5 Steps for Getting Results From Your Team!
30% of your workforce is ready to work and needs to be inspired or motivated.50% is chugging along, not really
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More Ways to Cope….. 5 Generations in the Workplace
If you missed the 1st article click here  7. Open up the office. Millennials generally don’t work well under rigid
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Tired of Hearing About Millennials?
I thought you’d appreciate the story I heard the other day: A CEO walked into a bar (not a joke)
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5 Generations in the Workplace! How to Cope.
5 DIFFERENT GENERATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE!  How to cope. 1st of 2 articles by Ann Meacham Today’s managers and leaders
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8 Steps for Managing Change
We live in a world where change is normal. Whatever type of change you are considering, people will feel uneasy
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Does Humble Bragging Work?
The general consensus is that social media, especially Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, have created a culture of self-promotion.  Given a
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Adaptive and Agile?
by Ann Meacham Faster delivery and more rapid deployment of solutions. Promoting innovation and growth. This is wonderful news for
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Passive, Assertive or Aggressive?
By Ann Meacham Have you ever said? ‘I wish I hadn’t let them get away with that.’ or ‘Why don’t
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Are You Effectively Leading Change?
We live in a world where change is normal. Whatever type of change you are considering, people will feel uneasy
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Inspiring Performance with Kindness
Thank you to those who commented on my article, “Kindness in Leadership,” a few weeks ago. Now let’s take the
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Kindness in Leadership
By Ann Meacham “Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.” – Bob
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The Best Leaders Bring Out the Personal Best in Their People
By Ann Meacham One of the most important tasks for a leader is to coach and guide the managers and
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Scope Creep
  Most of us have found ourselves in a project that is running out of control, costing us money, and
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