Taking Action, Killing “Joe” and Meetings vs Movies

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Written by:  Don Hadley The Primary Problem In organizations, there can be too much talking and not enough doing.  Vision without action (or talking without action) … [Read more...]

Effective Communication Skills for Business Success

Quality Communication

  In this “Drive Through With Don”, he discusses two different teams and the effect communication had on the success of the businesses. One team was … [Read more...]

Effective Communication in the Workplace

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  A clear, effective communication skill is one of the best attributes a person can develop. It equips you to be successful professionally and personally.  By … [Read more...]

Employee Retention by Building a Culture of Sincere Appreciation

culture of sincere appreciation

During college, I worked in a used bookstore close to campus. The pay was low. The hours were often inconvenient. And yet, we were dedicated to our jobs. The only time a … [Read more...]

Create and Cultivate Great Culture to Secure High Performance

Team Celebration

Company culture seems to be a widely circulated term, but one that few people clearly understand. Culture is the ‘good stuff” in an organization that makes … [Read more...]

Empowering Employees to Speak Up: Why Raleigh’s Red Hat Meritocracy Is Effective

empowering employees to speak up

It should have been an easy meeting. Management at all levels agreed on the path for the new initiative. It wasn’t really a time for discussion; it was a time to … [Read more...]

Critical Aspects For Creating A Successful, High Performing Team

Working Team

Have you ever been a part of a TEAM, a true team? Whether it is in your profession, an athletic team, or in your community, chances are that if you have, you remember the … [Read more...]

React Quickly: Prevent Slow Death

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Running an organization is like flying an airplane, although it is not as dramatic. When an airplane has a warning light go on, the crew reacts. In business, too often … [Read more...]