Posts by Sandy

Empower Employees: Try 3 Before Me

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013

Empower Employees: Try 3 Before Me

Team member empowerment can accelerate changes. How do we enable our team members to use the power and skills they already have? Apply these 3 principles of employee empowerment with the Try 3 Before Me approach.

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Impact of Holding Your Breath During Organizational Change

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013

Change resisters can quickly erode any effort or momentum in organizationa change, and even stop change in its tracks. So what can we do to turn change aversion around? Employ these 4 tools to get people on board.

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Learn Now. Learn Later. Develop Successful Organizational Change Skills Early.

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013

It is never to early to begin learning skills that are useful throughout your personal and professional life. Here are 2 opportunities via Northwestern University: The 39th Annual Career Day for Girls, and the National High School Institute.

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A Choice: Flee the Scene During Organizational Change

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013

The organizational change underway is making you feel miserable. But instead of moving on elsewhere, what else can you do? Here are 3 activities for you to make the most of an imperfect situation.

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Clenched Fists Work Well in Cage Fighting, Not in Organizational Change

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013

When roles and boundaries are tested and redefined during organizational change, communication snafus can raise tension and conflicts. What questions can you ask to diffuse the strain? Here are 4 key questions for you to gain better role clarity from your boss.

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Prune For Results. The Verb, Not the Fruit.

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013

Pruning, a technique in planting to produce a more fruitful plant. How can we adopt this method into our daily activities. Read on to learn about pruning diversions in our work to accomplish more.

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A Double Dog Dare: No Apologies, Please

Posted by on May 31, 2013

by coach extraordinaire, Dana Frost. I love this post.

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Step Out of the Shade and Into Your Talents

Posted by on May 15, 2013

As leaders, we may face situations where we cannot hire any more talent to ensure project success. How then can we work with what we have got? Ask these 4 questions of your current resource to uncover the many hidden talents among your leaders, team members, even within yourself.

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Using Values to Guide Business Strategy, Keep Employees Engaged and Grow Your Business

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013

Harvard Professor Kanter highlights a new model for companies to rise above the global economic crisis - to serve society, reward shareholders and employees. So why must values be part of this model? These 4 key points bring values into business strategy, employee engagements and business growth.

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Gut or Wallet: Which Matters More When Motivating?You Might Be Surprised.

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013

"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."Ralph Waldo Emerson Career analyst Daniel Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward. Follow this link to learn more about Daniel Pink and why you should listen to him. Video copyright TED...

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