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Believe in Others

If you want your team to succeed you need to help them believe in themselves.  Find what is unique and special about each team member and then share your thoughts with them.  If you believe in others and give them … Continue reading

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Taking Risks ~ Volunteer

Try new things. Make yourself uncomfortable. Do the things that may risk making you look foolish – what do you have to lose? Leaders take risks. They are not afraid of doing what they believe. What do you believe in … Continue reading

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Follow Up Response Time

Pick up the pace and shorten your response time.  Don’t allow extra time to let a request sink in or to finish other “priorities.” We live in a fast paced world.  If you’re too slow, your response may not matter … Continue reading

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Learn to Say “No”

Some people are incapable of saying no when asked for help.  They are eager to please and always willing to pitch in.  But at some point, being agreeable becomes counterproductive.  Know your limits and realize when you are piling on … Continue reading

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Open the Door

The best solution to a problem isn’t always going to come from the people you’ve always gone to for solutions.  Open the door and let some fresh faces in.  The people who will have the biggest impact on your business … Continue reading

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Summer

Summer is my favorite time of the year…kids home from school, the oldest home from college — no more carpools, lunches, school loop — nice! Summer to me is business in the morning with the reward of the beach or … Continue reading

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No Fear

“Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.” ~ Hafiz Imagine what you can accomplish today without fear or doubt.  Be confident in your abilities and strengths.  Learn something new … Continue reading

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Appreciation

People want to feel what they do makes a difference. Continuous, supportive communication from managers, supervisors, associates and on the personal end family and friends is too often under emphasized.  It is a major, major motivator. Say thanks and don’t … Continue reading

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Leadership

A team lacking leadership winds up asking ‘What would you do?” “I don’t know, what do you think?”… Good leaders set out to find potential leaders. Great leaders don’t just find them, they transform them into a great leader.  Great … Continue reading

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Imagination

“One of the virtues of being young is that you don’t let the facts get in the way of your imagination.” ~ Sam Levenson “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed with the things you didn’t do than … Continue reading

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