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Employee Engagement Tip # 15 – It’s Only Business!


So often I hear the statement, “Its only business.” I have used it myself. But what does that mean? Continue reading

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Employee Engagement Tip # 2 – In Praise of Right Ups


When is the last time you gave somebody a right up? Not a write up, a right up. Continue reading

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Is The Third Time, Really a Charm?


One of my favorite statements has begun to bother me: “The third time is a charm.”… Continue reading

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Profits Thru People – Action Steps – Part II


Major in the Minors. Pay attention to the little details. What do your customers see and hear the first time they visit, and what do they see or hear the 10th time they visit? Continue reading

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Engagement Tip # 3 – How to solve “their” problem


When it comes to the #1 Leadership tool:

Women always have it.

Men can take it or leave it.

Babies are fascinated by it.

What is it?…….
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Blue Skies and Exit Interviews


Employment and turnover go together as much as rain and sunshine. We don’t consider rain a defeat of blue skies, so why should turnover be any different? Continue reading

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Running Out of Trust


My personal experience added another definition. You know you’re trustworthy when it really bothers you when you fail with the trust given you. Here’s a story that nearly 30 years later haunts me.

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How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to Change a Person?


Swimming along it occurred to me that learning how to think when everything around you is changing is way different than just thinking about future changes. Continue reading

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The Story of Learning


Lately everything I read or see is related to the power of a story.  Dan Pink, who links motivation to achievement, wrote a blog about Story1. Don Miller wove the power of story into his book about making a movie … Continue reading

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The Road To Joyville


The day has arrived for you to depart. You’re finally ready to head out or, in some cases, re-head out into the world. Your whole life has been spent preparing for the journey. Your car is packed, and you have … Continue reading

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