Category: Leadership

Why great leaders are not like Mary Poppins

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I’ve been swamped lately by some of those simplistic blog posts and articles about leadership. You know the ones I mean. They have headlines like “Characteristics of Great Leaders,” Some headlines are variations on “Seven Things Great Leaders Do Every Tuesday.” Yikes! Read too many of those and you’ll start to  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Baby Steps

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For you and your team members, progress will usually happen in small steps. Big achievements and big improvements happen one baby step at a time. So, encourage the baby steps. Praise the effort. Praise the progress. This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a  »  Read More

4 Ways to Make Every Day Better

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A day doesn’t seem like much. And if you’re responsible for a group in today’s volatile environment, an awful lot of things are out of your control. That can be overwhelming, but if you use every day to make a little progress you can make big things happen. Here are four ways to make progress every day. Do At Least  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: People are unique

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Every team member is a unique individual. Each one is a unique mix of strengths, weaknesses, preferences, and fears. If you modify your behavior so that you treat each one in the way they want to be treated your team and team members are more likely to be both happy and productive. This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook  »  Read More

Babies and Big People

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Your grandchildren teach you some of the most important leadership lessons, even when they’re babies. They don’t know they’re doing it. They’re just being babies. Nevertheless, the leadership lessons are there for the learning. Babies and big people do things for their reasons, not your reasons. You can’t get  »  Read More

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