How To Encourage a “Work Smart” Mentality In The Office

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Thanks to technological innovations, the world is faster than ever with no signs of it slowing down. Email, team communication software, and smartphones not only streamlined our workflow but left little excuse for a slow response or delayed work output. Is your business able to keep up? As an advisor, I’ve seen many leaders who […]

How To Navigate Your Team With A Moral Compass

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On a daily basis, and with increasing frequency, we witness those in business commit ethically questionable offenses. As the stories inevitably unfold, these poor judgment calls were not “honest mistakes” but rather thought-out and intentional business decisions. How and why does this happen? Is it possible that some leaders have gaps between their personal values […]

The Best Advice Young Entrepreneurs Need To Hear

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At a recent speaking engagement, a member of the audience asked me what leadership advice I would give myself when I first began my career. While I enjoyed the thought of talking to a younger version of myself, I would much rather offer guidance to today’s young leaders, who work in a drastically different workforce […]

4 Leadership Strategies To Learn From Pro Athletes

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What can a corporate leader or entrepreneur learn from professional athletes? If you really study their work ethic and analyze their approach to the tasks that lie before them, they share many similar traits to a successful and engaging leader. Athletes pour their heart and soul into their work. They have taken risks to achieve […]

5 Ways To Boost Your Company’s Speed

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Whether in our professional or personal lives, we have all gotten frustrated dealing with an employee who just doesn’t seem to care. We’ve all experienced that blood-boiling feeling when interacting with that seemingly less-than-competent person who either cannot nor will not do what is expected of them. We get angry at them, but is it […]

4 Ways Leaders Achieve A Balanced Work Culture

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During the past decade, many leaders have begun to realize that both teamwork and competition are critical to success. How can these two traits coexist in the same office? It seems like a blatant contradiction. However, for a business to thrive, its leaders need to encourage a balance of coworker collaboration and a drive for […]

The Best Leaders Ask Themselves These Questions For The Sake Of Their Team

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No one enjoys working with a coworker with a poor attitude. Oftentimes, these employees are the first to be let go, with managers fearing that their demeanor may infect the rest of the team. However, sometimes these less-than-positive employees have insights that can dramatically improve your business.Their anger may come from legitimate grievances that, if […]

4 Tips To Help Leaders Attack Overcommunication

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The best leaders know that being engaged in their company’s day-to-day activities is vital to its success. Recognizing the need to being “in the know,” we have all begun utilizing a plethora of communication tools. Email, texting, phone calls, video chats, and project software such as Basecamp and Slack all help us stay aware and […]

How Do The Best Leaders Delegate?

How Do The Best Leaders Delegate?

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Wouldn’t it be nice if there were more than 24 hours in a day? Unfortunately, we can only work with what were given, and that means leaders have to approach their company’s workload in a thoughtful fashion. One of the most effective ways to expand your time is to delegate. Delegation is a really important […]

 

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