Category Archives: Training

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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4 Really LAME Excuses for Not Making Decisions

The most effective leaders aren’t afraid to make decisions. They don’t keep people in the dark regarding their decision-making process. They are transparent and forthright. Most of all, they don’t ignore the people who are expecting them to make decisions. 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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What’s YOUR Answer?

“We change people’s lives.” Talk about a great WIIFM (What’s In It For Me?) response! Wouldn’t we all love it if every person, product, or service had the actual ability to change people’s lives? Continue reading

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TRUST (Part 3 of 3: KEEPING It)

Welcome to part 3 of a 3-part series on TRUST. In part 1, we talked about EARNING trust. Part 2 was all about CULTIVATING trust once it’s earned. Today, we’re going to discuss KEEPING it. 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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