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Allow Informal Leaders to Flourish for Success!

How many times have you known someone within your company that had a lot of influence over decisions even though they had no title? I have known several and have recognized their immense value to the company. These people can influence and energize others without relying on a formal position in the organization to do […]

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Coaching commitment Leadership PE-ER

8 Ideas to Sustain Innovation

If you own a business today and you want it to be around for a long time, you need to spend at least 33% of your time (my number) innovating. In our hyper-connected, fast-moving world, where people expect things to get better, cheaper and more environmental friendly, sustaining innovation is your route to getting ahead […]

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Understanding Relationship Capital Better for Your Business

I define relationship capital as “the relational reserve of credibility (Intangible Asset) measured by completed commitments that allow leaders, employees, peers, clients, vendors and regulators to talk about anything.” A “Reserve” must be built up over time so it is there when needed.  “Credibility” captures the richness, complexity, and influence that is required to create […]

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Leadership

Building Trust is a Skill and Here’s How to Learn It

Most people assume trust “just happens,” like some sort of relationship osmosis. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Like any leadership skill, the ability to build trust can be learned and developed. It’s arguably the most important skill required for leadership effectiveness and it’s needed now more than ever. According to Tolero Solutions, 45% […]

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Coaching commitment Leadership PE-ER

Trust Drives Collaboration

I have been advocating the move to a collaborative economy for the last 3 years and while many seem to like the idea, the move to it seems to have stalled a bit. However, our rapidly changing world continues to be forcing businesses and organizations to take a new approach to what they do, i.e., […]

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Coaching commitment PE-ER

Can Your Company be Counted On for Delivery?

How often do you think, before you make a promise or commitment to someone? Do you even think about what will happen if you can’t deliver on your word? Does it really matter? Many would say that most promises are not tied to life and death situations so you can be flexible but in my […]

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Coaching commitment PE-ER

25 Whys for Tracking Commitments

Simon Sinek makes some major statements in his 2011 book, “Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action”, but he emphasizes the fundamental need of every human, who is striving to succeed, to know the “WHY” of what they are doing. He discusses the idea of inspiring others to do well and […]

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Coaching commitment Leadership

Understanding Expectation Alignment

The more I have been working with the development of the PE-ER platform and the idea of commitment management, I have come to the realization that the core of making this happen resides in expectation alignment. We understand that trust is built when people make and keep commitments with each other but the process of […]

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Building Engagement is About Balance

A large number of surveys have been completed over the years, asking what employees are really looking for from their employers. Some say money doesn’t count, it’s more about the perks.  Others say the perks don’t count and it is all about opportunity. In my experience is there is no single answer to this question. […]

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Coaching Leadership

Personal Habits to Improve Your Career! (1)

Much has been written by many writers about how one can mimic the success plan of others in hopes of replication.  This is great except for three specific reasons: Others habits can only be observed and adapted but they cannot be duplicated.  Each of us is unique with different desires and passions. Others environments are […]