Leaders, Play Your Hand Well

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Leaders, Play Your Hand Well

Leaders who have been recently promoted often discover they’ve inherited team members who they may not have chosen on their own. In fact, many leadership changes and promotions are designed to “clean-up” what other leaders have left behind. A leader’s future success depends on his or her ability to play the hand they’ve been dealt.

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How Can Leaders Benefit from Being Kind?

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How Can Leaders Benefit from Being Kind?

Kind acts have distinct benefits for leaders. And with recent natural disasters, violence and tragedies across our nation and around the world, employees seek leaders who offer encouragement and kind acts to help renew the human spirit. Take a moment to choose an act of leadership kindness today. Make a donation, volunteer, send a note or do something unexpected.

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Four Symbols of a Servant Leader

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Four Symbols of a Servant Leader

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

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Golf and Leadership Integrity

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Golf and Leadership Integrity

Golf is often called the “gentleman’s sport” with its own language, rules, customs and etiquette. Whether you understand what entices others to the game or not, here are five golf principles that offer leadership lessons.

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Are You a Technology Addict?…Too Distracted to Work

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Are You a Technology Addict?…Too Distracted to Work

It is easy to move away from a work-related task to get an immediate reward from responding to a ping, vibration, or ring. We get “hooked” on the stimuli which may lead to technology addiction and employee distraction. It is important for us to be aware of the messages our behavior sends to others. Click below for information on how to develop strategies to support “great places to work.”

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Are You Modeling a Great Place to Work?

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Are You Modeling a Great Place to Work?

These days, in our ever-connected world, it is often difficult to draw the line between personal and work time. Add to that, the number of employees who fail to use all of their vacation time is on the rise. What are leaders to do? Click below for more information.

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Should a Toxic Leader be Saved?

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Should a Toxic Leader be Saved?

Hundreds of thousands of dollars are invested to help “fix” the bad behavior of leaders and managers each year. However, unless the person in question sees the need and is willing to change his or her behavior, the investment is a waste of company resources. Click below to learn about steps to take when making these decisions.

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Toxic Leadership and Bully Bosses

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Toxic Leadership and Bully Bosses

Toxic leadership breeds a negative chain reaction in corporations, non-profits, government, educational and religious institutions. You might ask WHY toxic leadership is tolerated and even reinforced. Click below to find that out and learn about solutions.

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Listening “Under Cover”

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Listening “Under Cover”

When leaders fail to listen to employees, they put their companies at risk of missing out on new ideas, losing both their customers and their best people and earning a reputation as an unattractive place to work. It is estimated that as many as 40% of current employees would leave for a “better” environment if a position became available. Click below for information on better listening in the workplace.

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