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10 Powerful Ways to Build Trust

Now, more than ever, leaders need to decisively and powerfully nurture trust in the workplace. Although much of what it takes to build trust is common sense, it’s not always common practice. In this short video, I share 10 practical ways leaders can immediately build trust with their teams and organizations. Powered by WPeMatico

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4 Critical Needs of Employees During Coronavirus Lockdown

Thanks to Tanmay Vora at QAspire.com for the sketchnote Now, more than ever, people need leaders to step up and lead from the heart. The coronavirus pandemic has turned our world upside down, and people are looking to their leaders for direction on how to move forward when it seems like life has ground to […]

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4 Areas to Address in Your Coronavirus Working Virtually Strategy

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com The desire to contain the spread and impact of the COVID-19 virus has led many organizations to require their employees to work from home. For some, working virtually isn’t a big change. Many workers are already accustomed to working remotely on an intermittent or regular basis. It’s been reported […]

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4 Ways Servant Leaders Use Power

Power. The word itself evokes a reaction. What thoughts or feelings do you have when you think of power? Perhaps you picture an organizational chart where the boxes at the top are imbued with more power than those below. Maybe you imagine an iron fist, representative of a person who rules over others with absolute authority. […]

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Not Sure Who to Trust? Start by Asking These 4 Questions

It can be difficult knowing who to trust. Most people think they have a pretty good “trust radar,” knowing who’s trustworthy, but studies show we aren’t that great at discerning who to trust. We tend to trust people whom we like on a personal level as well as those who are most similar to us […]

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5 Strategies for Building High Trust, High Performing Teams

Growing up playing sports, coaching my kids’ sports teams, and being a sports fan in general has taught me numerous lessons about life and leadership. A few that standout are the value of setting goals and working to achieve them, persevering through failure, and the importance of everyone knowing their role and working together to […]

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The 1 Thing Leaders Agree is Critically Important for Success, Yet Few Have a Plan to Achieve It

Photo by Gerd Altmann on Pexels.com Imagine, if you will, you are in a large hotel ballroom with nearly 3,000 leaders from 115 countries representing 38 different industry sectors. You’re attending a conference to discuss the most important leadership issues of the day, and 96% of the attendees agree that one specific topic needs to […]

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The 3 Dimensions of Leading with Trust – Becoming the Leader Your People Deserve

Let me ask you a question: Do you believe trust is critical and important to your success as a leader? Raise your hand if you answered yes. OK, you can put your hand down now. Why do I think you raised your hand? Well, nearly everyone agrees trust is a critically important factor in leadership […]

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Does Your Team Know What You Want? Clarify Your Intent with These 4 Steps

The turning of the calendar page from one year to the next is an opportunity to start the new year with a clear and focused plan for your team or organization. Yet, if you’re like many leaders, you not only find it hard to establish a clear strategy for the year, you find it difficult […]

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Newly Promoted Manager? Here are 10 Must-Have Items for Your Survival Kit

Perhaps the new year has started off with you being promoted into a managerial role for the first time. If so, congratulations! Stepping into a management role for the first time is a daunting task for anyone. Most new managers are eager to make their mark as leaders and approach their supervisory opportunity with verve […]