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Might is No Longer Right

Lack of compassion and understanding can adversely affect a company's turnover. In today's workplace, a management style of pushing people around often pushes the highest performers right out the door.

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Manage Things, Lead People

To manage is to control, handle, or manipulate. To lead is to guide, influence, or persuade.

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Leaders Make the Difference

Not all organizations perform equally. The significant variable is the quality of leadership.

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The Leader’s Digest: Timeless Principles for Team and Organization Success

The Leader’s Digest: Timeless Principles for Team and Organization Success

If you’re looking for a book that illuminates the topic of leadership in a useful, readable, and lively way, this is it. - Warren Bennis

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Getting it Together: Integrating Customer Focus

Change direction from internal to customer focus, functional to horizontal management and management-centeredness to total involvement.

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Engagement is an Inside Job

Building partnerships through involvement and participation results in strong leadership that leads to high performance.

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Empowerment Through Passion and Commitment

Making jobs more rewarding is the best way to influence motivation and job satisfaction. It requires giving employees more control over the processes they are involved in for real empowerment

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Emotional Empowerment Builds Commitment

Most managers recognize that one of their key roles is motivating others, and the key to motivation is empowerment. Internal commitment is participatory and very closely allied with empowerment.

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Decentralized Organization Structures Empower and Energize

High performing organizations that are thriving in today's chaotic world, are adapting and pioneering a wide variety of highly decentralized structures. They are giving up control of people so that people can control their own and the organization's destiny.

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Customer Satisfaction is a Reflection of Employee Satisfaction

A company's external customer service is only as strong as the company's internal leadership, and the culture of commitment that this leadership creates.

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Bridging the Credibility Gap

One deadly consequence of the management credibility gap is that employees emotionally distance and disengage themselves from their bosses and their organizations, and this we/they schism can have profoundly negative consequences.

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Beyond Manipulating and Motivating to Leading and Inspiring

When confronting morale problems, managers will often succumb to the Victimitis Virus and blame the declining work ethic, or any number of societal factors. But these factors are more imagined than real. Studies show that people's real needs are much less mercenary than most managers believe.

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A Tale of Two Managers: Command versus Commitment

Motivation or morale problems are usually rooted in leaders failing to engage people in the broader aims and ideals of the organization.

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The Leader’s Digest: Practical Application Planner

The Leader’s Digest: Practical Application Planner

Inspiring and jam-packed with practical application ideas, The Leader’s Digest: Practical Application Planner is a cost-effective way to enrich leadership development initiatives with a medley of “edutaining” summaries for leaders on the go.

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You’re Invited to Join Our Rare Coaching Symposium

Coaching skills development has become a major concern for many organizations. And for good reason. Leaders with extraordinary coaching skills create 8 times higher employee engagement, 2.5 times higher job satisfaction, 3 times more willingness to “go the extra mile,” half as many employees thinking about quitting, and dramatically higher levels of customer service and […]

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The Cascading Effect of Good and Bad Leaders

Recently Zenger Folkman correlated assessment data from three organizational levels to look at the cascading impact of senior leader effectiveness on their direct reports and in turn on the next level below them. The study found that managers who worked for the worst executives had awful engagement levels in the 24th percentile. However, managers working […]

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Leadership and Culture Development to Boost Employee Engagement

After hearing me deliver a keynote presentation at a conference this summer, “Amir,” a regional director for a large technical services firm, called for help. The company’s core service is delivered by highly paid technicians with deep expertise and qualifications. Replacing a technician is very difficult and costly. Amir called me because they had a […]

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A Leadership Combination for 10 Times Higher Employee Engagement

Boss A cares about your issues and concerns, leads by example, gives honest and helpful feedback, coaches and develops you, and builds teamwork and trust. Boss B has high standards of excellence, pushes and stretches you and your team beyond what you thought was possible, relentlessly focuses on top priorities and goals, and drives hard […]

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Demanding Leaders are Much More Effective – and More Likable

Leadership likability has many meanings. And the implications go much deeper than whether a leader has lots of “Like” button clicks. Zenger Folkman’s research shows that leaders who score high on the Likability Index are also rated as being highly effective leaders by their direct reports, peers, manager, and others. These ratings correlate to sharply […]

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Love, Leadership, and Productivity

Valentine’s Day hearts convey feelings of love and passion. It’s a day to celebrate romantic relationships and express our gratitude and affection for loved ones enriching our lives. February 14 is also a good time to review the powerful impact extraordinary leaders have on their teams and organizations. Exceptional leaders fan the flames of love […]

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