Tag Archive: leadership

Mar 18

Brackets, Rules & Politics

Interesting time of year this is in the workplace with March Madness descending on our work cubicles. And, everyone’s talking about loss of productivity because the office is “a buzz” with chatter about the NCAA, the odds of winning and whoa, what about all those companies offering buckets of money if you register with them …

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Jan 16

National Thank Your Mentor Day

Mentoring is one of the greatest gifts a professional can give to another professional.  I have had many mentors in my career and am forever thankful for their guidance and support. Marshall Goldsmiths’ article, The Model for Great Mentoring, in Talent Management Magazine, talks to the 4 core competencies a mentor must exhibit for a …

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Jan 06

Three Words

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One of the best things about a new year is all the posts, articles TV spots on how to improve yourself. Whether it’s losing weight, getting a new job, making the most of your life your family, your house, your finances – it’s endless.  I admit, I always feel a little pressure to jump on …

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Oct 08

Get Past the Noise

Jenna Dobbins

“Growing up” in human resources and volunteering on boards that support my profession, I have seen my fair share of the good (collaboration, teamwork, effective change management) and the bad (discontent, frustration, misunderstandings) when it comes to interpersonal interactions.  I believe my professional and volunteer experiences have taught me how to identify and separate “real” …

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Sep 25

Crucial Terminations

You're Fired!

For years I’ve had conversations with leaders who use words like “should” and “needs” when talking about taking action. Simply put, those words don’t cut it. They don’t support the team who has to deal with the odd behavior day after day. They don’t support the organization because too much time is wasted working around …

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