Archive | February, 2014

How Leaders And Managers Destroy TRUST

When you strip away the effects of various nuts and bolts management techniques, what you find is that effective managers succeed because they build trusting relationships with their employees. Trust, in turn, builds employee loyalty and motivation. Trust evolves over time, of course, but it can be eroded quickly if managers appear to be inconsistent […]

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What’s Driving Your Social Media Strategy?

The comedian Chris Rock once said, “You only live once so sure, spend 15 hours a day online desperately seeking the validation of strangers.” The funny thing is that’s what I’m seeing so many people do online today as they promote their businesses through social media. In today’s episode of She Takes on the World […]

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A Toolkit for Leading Change

I recently asked readers to submit their burning leadership development questions. Those that get picked for a post will receive a free copy of my eBook. This question from Teri: “How do you prepare teams for change?  What are good communication tools?  How much is too much?” The ability to lead yourself, a team, and/or […]

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Leadership Fail: Move it! Faster! Now!

We had just left the kids’ classrooms to head to the car when the rain started to fall.  The drops came so slowly at first that I wasn’t even sure it was raining.  With each step, more drops began to drip from the sky with increasing intensity, and I tried to speed up our slow […]

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