Employee Accountability In The Workplace

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The mind and heart can envision and feel great things, but so many times there is a disconnect in where we are today vs. where we desire to be. While there are many … [Read more...]

Effective Communication and Better Listening Skills

Effective Listening Is Critical

When most people think of communication, they think about talking and passing along information, advice or opinions.  Effective communication also involves actively … [Read more...]

Poor Communication Skills in the Workplace is Costly

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Poor Communication costs you, both professionally and personally. One source estimates employee misunderstandings cost organizations $37 billion per year.  … [Read more...]

Executive Coaching and Leadership Team Development

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  The truth is there is no BEST way.  Regardless of the type of training, there is no one way to do it and one size definitely does not fit all.  Each of us has … [Read more...]

Continually Improve Your Leadership Capabilities

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  As a leader you must continually build your techniques, capabilities and habits. You need to be able to evaluate honestly where you are, what strengths you have … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Are You Leading with Integrity and Passion?

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Think back on your work career; try to remember those leaders or mentors that really stand out. What made you think of them? Why did they stand out? If you are … [Read more...]

Are You Carrying a Lazy Man’s Load?

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  In the day to day operation of a business, at times you may find that there are tasks that need to be done that aren’t complicated but they are necessary. You … [Read more...]

Emerging Business Trends For 2016

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At this time of year we look at the trends emerging for next year and for a few years to come. Here are a few of our observations: We have seen that teams, … [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...]