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Creating Legendary Productivity Jul 11, 2022

Where do you think awesome productivity comes from? Is it great leaders? Or, possibly superb employees? Is it something intrinsic in the organization itself?

Before we answer that question, think of a time when you watched (or maybe even played on) a team that by all rights should have lost...

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Leadership Development Jul 04, 2022

Leadership Development

This has become a phrase that is so common that its true meaning has been obscured. Leadership development is not random training sessions, webinars, or conferences. While there is some value in this approach, it is not designed intentionally for the individual leader to...

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3 Steps to Elevate Sales Jun 27, 2022

3 Steps to Elevate Sales

You may have noticed that our world is different today than it was 3 years ago. What use to be common place and practice is now changed.

When we talk about sales today, there are new dynamics that must be considered:

  • Virtual selling
  • Buyers who do not want in person...
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Talent Matching - 5 Steps To Great Hires Jun 20, 2022

Talent Matching is a service we provide our clients. But what does it mean?

Until recently, the way you bring talent into your organization has been pretty much the same. Post a job opening, see who replies, look at the candidates qualifications, do a phone interview, do in person interviews,...

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Succeed - The Success Pathway Jun 15, 2022

Success means so many different things. Every person has their own idea of what success looks like.

I like to think of success as something that can be sustained. If you reach the mountain top, that's great...but not if it is only a one time thing. While we cannot always live at the peak, we can...

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Align - Getting All Heads In The Game Jun 08, 2022

Align -  to be in or come into precise adjustment or correct relative position. Merriam Webster Online Dictionary

Alignment is a critical element in organizational health and vitality. Are people collaborating and supporting each other to achieve greater outcomes? Humans are designed to be...

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EQUIP - Preparing for Success Jun 01, 2022

The second step in our process is to EQUIP people to prosper. That is also our primary mission. But what does that mean?

Growth

"You only have the internal resources to meet the next challenge or take advantage of the next opportunity that you have built to that point." Steve Goodner

When we...

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Assess - The Power of Clarity May 25, 2022

When you hear the word "assess", what comes to mind first? If you are like me, I think of a test. That is certainly one accurate description. However, assess can mean a lot more than that.

What is assessing:

How many decisions do you think the average person makes in one day? If you guessed (or...

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Hiring Right in 4 Easy Steps May 18, 2022

Impossible, you say! Hiring is never easy and can be incredibly draining. True, if you do what most people do. Post an ad, hope people respond, if you are lucky wade through huge stacks of resumes, find a few you can call, bring some in for interviews, choose what might be a good fit and hope for...

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Being Stuck is a Choice - Lessons From Jury Duty May 12, 2022

I just got back to the office after one of those moments in life that we all try to avoid...Jury Duty. OH NO! I am going to be STUCK there for who knows how long. OK, maybe you are a better person than me and joyfully celebrate when you get your jury summons. Not me.

I want to share a few lessons...

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3 Steps to Greater Agility May 06, 2022

Inflation, recession, higher interest rates...what emotions are generated when you think of those words?

Behavioral economists tell us that consumer decision making is 30% rational and 70% emotional (Skyward Staff, September 2020). If that is the case, how do you think our current economy, with...

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