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Loss: A Learning Opportunity with a Specific Purpose

Posted by on Oct 31, 2012

Organizational change is not a mechanical process. It incurs losses and emotional difficulties. As a leader and a fellow colleague, what can you learn and do to assist your peers through the pain? Read about Kubler Ross' five stages of grief to better support them through each stage.

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Follow the Rocket Man to Develop Your Mythology-inspired Change Plan

Posted by on Sep 15, 2012

During shifts in business and/or organizational strategy, employees seem to fall into two broad camps: talkers and deliverers. Just how can you avoid the character weakness demonstrated by fruitless talking? Here is a 3 step process to rechannel your energies productively.

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Do What You Gotta Do: Thinking Beyond Change

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012

We do not want to deal with change. It represents tough challenges, adversity, controversy, stress and inconvenience. So what are the positive value of change in our lives? Read about how we can appreciate change beyond its current difficulties

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Have You Smiled in a While? The Role of Optimism in Organizational and Team Performance

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012

We know that optimism and pessimism may produce either victory or defeat, respectively. But do you know that optimism can be taught – on a personal and team level? Read this action plan for a shift in paradigm and performance.

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Struggle Can Bring Ingenuity and Inventiveness

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012

There is a silver lining, you just have to seek it out whether changing at the personal, team, organizational, country, sector, or world level. Make an explicit effort to explore out of the box thinking and welcome struggle.

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Surrounding Yourself With The Best – The Northern Trust Corporation

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011

Kudos to one of my clients, The Northern Trust Corporation, for being named one of America’s 500 best companies by Barron’s. I am quite proud to serve and partner with such an esteemed organization! http://webreprints.djreprints.com/1946660711156.html

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How do you best display ‘kingly politeness’?

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010

What does punctuality mean to and for you? Read more from the coaches of sales leaders. Just in a nutshell: Punctuality is a sign of respect – respect for your time and the time of the person you’re meeting.

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“To Get What You Want Don’t Go With Your Gut.” Wait…What?!

Posted by on Sep 29, 2009

What do you do when an unsettling event occurs? Your immediate response often determines the (adverse) outcome. Try this different approach of responding to a desired outcome!

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Boost Performance By Doing Good

Posted by on Sep 25, 2009

How can you motivate your top talent to spur growth and renewal? Research by Sylvia Ann Hewitt, economist and member of the World Economic Forum Council, suggest - Altruism. Read examples of how corporate programs make good business and give back to their communities!

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Compensation is on the Rise in 2007

Posted by on May 15, 2009

Survey on compensation trends by NFI Research reflects a likely increase due to: Business conditions, Performance and Employee retention.

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