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Mentorship

29 Questions to ask your mentor in your next meeting. What are good questions to ask a mentor? Every mentor/mentee relationship is different so don’t take …
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To thine own self be true …

Wonderful words by Shakespeare indeed. But gosh – I am not sure whether like me you struggle to know “thine self”. Today we turn this …
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How Managers Impact Engagement

We have a saying –  Employees join companies and quit managers. When it comes to engagement and retention, managers are the key pivot point for employees. Gallup has …
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Engagement Trends

After all this time collecting valuable data on the engagement trends in an organization, what are we finding? Let’s dive in. Overall Engagement Trends When we measure …
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The Role of the Limbic System at Work

What do you think drives employee behavior? Pay raises? Happy hours? Free coffee? It’s possible these perks can boost your team’s moment-to-moment happiness, and they …
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Leadership Challenges: Retention

This month I’m tackling the topic of leadership challenges. Leaders face challenges at every turn. Beyond the external challenges like increased competition, changing best practices, …
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Correcting a Disengaged Culture

Do your employees exhibit low levels of trust and reliability? Do they produce poor quality work, attempt to evade responsibility, or make excuses for bad …
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Culture Problem

How to Know When Your Company’s Problems Lie in Corporate Culture There is a pervasive feeling among your managers that their frontline employees aren’t invested in …
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Absenteeism

Absenteeism in the Workplace Has Tangible Costs Absenteeism bears high costs for companies due to lost productivity and disruption to teams and project deadlines. Employees fail …
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You Must Measure Employee Engagement

It’s well accepted in business that what gets measured gets done. Organizational leaders can talk all day about employee engagement, but measuring the organization’s progress brings …
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Changing Corporate Culture

An upscale athletic club was struggling as they tried to move from a culture established under the previous owner to a more vibrant and accountable …
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What Creates Trust?

We use the word trust all the time. We know how important it is at all levels within an organization as well as with our customers, vendors, …
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Leading Actively Engaged Employees

Over the past four weeks we’ve discussed the four types of employees that exist in (almost) every organization. Managers who understand the traits of the …
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Leading Engaged Employees

This month we’re discussing the four types of employees that exist in (almost) every organization. Understanding the traits of the four types of employees and …
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Who-Luck 😃

In Great by Choice, Jim Collins talks about something I love – Who Luck!! Or return on Luck in chapter 7. He alludes – everyday our …
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A Stubborn Joy

You don’t have to be a Jesus follower to appreciate the Legend that Jesus is. The entire story is one that beautifully epitomizes the embodiment …
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Your 1-Word for the Year

Words are, and always have been, the creative force of the universe. The first word recorded by the Creator – “Let there be light” put …
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A Prayer from Our Hearts!!

https://soundcloud.com/elaine-jacob-2/bishop-jakes-prayer-november-2021/s-fUdgYntJ6Xv?si=c45b9ee34370422492a940ca155acdae Link to the Full Session with Bishop Jakes https://youtu.be/s6jmvid8spo
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Become Immune to Rejection

Most entreprenuers face rejection!!! Day In Day Out!! When I think of the number of No’s we get everyday in our various businesses, its amazing …
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Your Heart is your Leadership Tool

https://www.amazon.com/Treasure-Within-Unlimited-Potential-Unlock-Discovering-ebook/dp/B00PVO79IQ/ref=sr_1_10?dchild=1&keywords=the+treasure+within&qid=1631270282&s=books&sr=1-10 is 2015 we published our first book, The Treasure Within and this is my most personal work!! As a teacher in leadership I am starting …
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