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How to Turnaround an Underperforming team

Inherited an Underperforming Team? What Now?

If you’re a great leader, it’s bound to happen to you. You invest your heart and soul getting your team to peak performance, and just as you’re about to breathe a sigh of relief, you get the call. There’s an underperforming team that […]

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Different or better

Different or Better?

Have you ever noticed the radically different approaches people take to preparing Thanksgiving dinner? Scott might order the whole thing from a caterer just to have it done. Jenny asks what they can bring, then shows up early with extra, and offers […]

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How do I Get the Feedback I Crave?

How Do I Get the Feedback I Crave?

Do you crave genuine feedback from your boss about where you stand and what’s getting in the way? How about your peers? If you knew a peer really had your best interest at heart, would you want to hear her feedback, even […]

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one easy way to have more influence

One Easy Way to Have More Influence

More influence isn’t always about what you say. I knew Gary wasn’t happy. During my first time in a mid-level management role, one of my team leaders was clearly struggling. He looked frustrated, sounded frustrated, and it didn’t take a genius to […]

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6 steps help team navigate change

6 Smart Steps to Help Your Team Navigate Change

Change is Inevitable, Strategic Change is a Choice It’s a hard truth that confounds many leaders: continued success requires continued change. But change isn’t easy. For most people (and therefore most of your team) it’s more comfortable to do what you did […]

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How Leaders Can Get the Most from Criticism

How Leaders Can Get the Most from Criticism

Criticism: Gift or Garbage? “David, I hear what you’re saying about getting the feedback you need to make good decisions. I get it – I really do. But my problem isn’t getting enough feedback. I get too much. Everybody has an opinion […]

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