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Sep 29, 2022

The One Conversation You Need to Have With Your Team to Increase Productivity

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When it comes to leading your team, there are a thousand opportunities to lead them astray.

Link: https://www.inc.com/david-finkel/the-one-conversation-you-need-to-have-with-your-team-to-increase-productivity.html

Sep 28, 2022

If You Practice Any of These 7 Habits, Your Leadership Skills Are Probably Better Than Most Bosses

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Your role is to lift up your employees and help them joyfully achieve their goals. When they succeed, you succeed, and the whole organization succeeds.

Link: https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/if-you-practice-any-of-these-7-habits-your-leadership-skills-are-probably-better-than-most-bosses.html

Sep 28, 2022

Keeping Your Team Motivated When the Company Is Struggling

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Leading through tough times is the hallmark of great leadership.

Link: https://hbr.org/2022/08/keeping-your-team-motivated-when-the-company-is-struggling

Sep 27, 2022

Stepping Into A Leadership Role: Steps To Take

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So many individuals miss seeing opportunities because they are too focused on the path they decided upon.

Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2022/08/16/stepping-into-a-leadership-role-steps-to-take/

Sep 27, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Leadership Comes Down to This Rare Piece of Advice

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"The organization exists for the person as much as the person exists for the organization."

Link: https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/everything-you-need-to-know-about-leadership-comes-down-to-this-rare-piece-of-advice.html

Sep 26, 2022

What to Do If Your Team Is Underperforming

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Being defensive won’t help matters.

Link: https://hbr.org/2022/08/what-to-do-if-your-team-is-underperforming

Sep 26, 2022

5 Effective Ways to Build a Winning Team

Find people who have different, complementary skill sets from you.

Link: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/431688

Sep 25, 2022

Stop Offering Career Ladders. Start Offering Career Portfolios.

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Employees want to be valued, respected, and provided with opportunities to grow.

Sep 25, 2022

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has Exceptional Leadership Skills? It Comes Down to 2 Words

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Activating your active listening

Sep 24, 2022

Just Took Over a Leadership Role? Instead of Valuing Urgency, Focus on Steady, Patient Progress

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As a new leader, one of the most important things you can do is listen.

Link: https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/just-took-over-a-leadership-role-instead-of-valuing-urgency-focus-on-patient-progress.html

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