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When Performance Goals Break Moral Standards

When Performance Goals Break Moral Standards

By on Nov 16, 2017 in Goal Setting, Leadership | 0 comments

I came across this article today outlining how high-pressure expectations can lead to unethical behavior. Study finds high-pressure expectations lead to unethical behavior In our coaching programs, we discuss how we should set goals just outside our grasp but within our reach.  We also discuss the journey to achieve our goals and how that builds our character. But...

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Leadership Characteristics and Management

Leadership Characteristics and Management

By on Feb 20, 2017 in Communication Skills, Leadership | 0 comments

Do managers exhibit leadership characteristics? Can a good manager also be a good leader? Should a leader be a strong manager? How do managers and leaders differ? The key difference between leaders and managers is leaders lead people while managers manage processes. Successful business owners, managers, and executives need to have both leadership characteristics and...

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The High Cost of Employee Turnover

The High Cost of Employee Turnover

By on Feb 10, 2017 in Leadership, Management | 0 comments

Overcoming High Employee Turnover I stumbled across this article while doing some reading on leadership for a future session in the Dale Carnegie Course and I was struck by its timelessness. The headline says it all: Why Nearly Half of Workers Globally Could Leave Their Jobs in 2017. I don’t know what the numbers were in the past, but this topic concerning high...

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9 Tactics for Conducting Problem Solving Meetings

By on Feb 7, 2017 in Leadership | 1 comment

When I originally took the Dale Carnegie Course, it was 12 weeks long and included a section on how to lead effective problem solving meetings. This exercise encompassed about 90 minutes of small group work and outlined best practices for efficiently conducting an effective meeting. When the program changed to the tightened, 8-session version, the problem solving...

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