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What It Means To Truly L.E.A.D. (Part 2)

Last week, I provided a list of things that a person should be doing in order to truly L.E.A.D. Here is Part 2 using the same acronym (L.E.A.D.) Continue reading

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What It Means To Truly L.E.A.D.

There are a few things that one must do in order to truly L.E.A.D. Ironically enough, the word LEAD is a great acronym for those things. So let’s go through L.E.A.D.
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The Irrefutable Law of Innovation

Let’s talk about innovation. We hear a lot about it. You may be innovators yourselves. Or you may work for an innovative organization. There is one irrefutable law of innovation that if enacted, will take you and your organizations to the very heights of innovation. It sounds simple enough but in reality, it takes a lot of hard work and dedication.

Here we go…. Continue reading

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3 AWFUL Excuses For Not Training Your Employees

“You don’t build a business. You build people – and then the people build the business.” – Zig Ziglar

The truth in that statement is so profound that I say to myself, “why don’t more business executives understand this?” I have been speaking a lot recently to executives and directors about the importance of developing employees. One of my favorite things to say is that an organization only grows as much as its people are allowed to grow. Continue reading

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When The Rains Come…..

In our personal and professional lives, it is inevitable that the rains will come. Meaning, there will be times when we feel like giving up, the pressures get to be too much, or there is so much happening that we find it difficult to keep everything straight.

So when the rains do come (and they surely will) try these tactics to remind yourself of how very fortunate you really are…. Continue reading

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TRUST (Part 2 of 3: CULTIVATING It)

Welcome to the second in a 3-part series on TRUST. In part 1, we talked about EARNING trust. Now, let’s discuss CULTIVATING it once it’s earned.

You’ve earned another person’s trust. CONGRATULATIONS! But now it’s important to build upon or CULTIVATE that trust so it isn’t lost.

How is trust cultivated? Here are 3 ways: Continue reading

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3 Most Effective Ways To Coach Employees

Recently, I was sitting at the bar at an Applebee’s in Flowood, Mississippi – having dinner by myself (as I often do while traveling for business.)   It wasn’t very busy at the restaurant – it was me and another business … Continue reading

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