Appreciated people appreciate in value Dec 04, 2021

I hate it when you appreciate me! Said no one ever.

If we want to cultivate an environment of development, we must appreciate our people. This is easier said than done because we are really good at taking people for granted!

In today’s post I share two practices that will help you better...

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People who are cared for, develop more Nov 21, 2021

As the old adage goes, people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.

That’s exactly right! If you want to cultivate an environment of development, you need to learn how to care for your people. Check out this video for two things you can begin doing today....

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Challenge your people well Nov 11, 2021
If you want to develop your people you have to learn to challenge them like Goldilocks. Not too soft and not too hard, but just right.
 
Check out this video to help you cultivate an environment of development for your organization.
 
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Call your people up to cultivate a culture of development Nov 03, 2021

We can't legislate the development of our people but we can cultivate an environment that does!

Be on the lookout for opportunities to call your people up.

  • Big project
  • Key initiative
  • New opportunity

Your people might not feel ready, but call them up to their next opportunity to develop.

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You can't legislate development Oct 27, 2021

You can't legislate the development of your people but you can create a culture that cultivates it.

 

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Leading change that renews May 18, 2021

Highlights

Change that brings renewal requires wisdom

Anyone can make a change but change that renews requires wisdom. Why? Because healthy leaders guide ourselves and others from the old reality to the new. This is what William Bridges calls leading transition in his book Managing Transition....

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Transform your inner critic into a coach Apr 27, 2021

Sometimes our inner critic tells us we're a fake, fraud, or failure. This video offers three questions to help transform your inner critic into a coach.

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3 Questions That Must Be Answered To Lead Change Apr 01, 2021

Change is the one constant in life. Even as you read this, your body, your company, and the world around you are changing - some for the better and some for worse. To lead healthy lives and healthy organizations, we have to be capable of leading change. It’s a requirement.

For change to...

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Accomplishing the most good requires your sacrifice Mar 23, 2021

I love March Madness. The drama, the athletic feats, the emotion, the stories of how the teams got there--altogether it makes for wonderful entertainment! Common sacrifice is one of my favorite aspects, with teammates coming together and serving one another after training hard all year. The...

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Which quadrant is your organization in? Mar 17, 2021

Customer and employee satisfaction should go together like peanut butter and jelly. Having happy customers and healthy employees skyrockets your chances of success as an organization. A quadrant system, like the one above, provides a helpful illustration of the value of two variables and gives us...

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Confident Humility Mar 09, 2021

Confident humility is a characteristic described by Adam Grant in his new book, "Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know". Grant writes, "The most effective leaders score high in both confidence and humility. Although they have faith in their strengths, they're also keenly...

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Top 5 Relational Challenges In Your Workplace Mar 02, 2021

Unless you work by yourself, you have relational workplace challenges because every organization does. Where two or more are gathered, challenges exist! To minimize the damage of these challenges we have to first be aware of what they are.

1. Avoiding difficult conversations

People avoid...

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