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Tips for Transformative Leadership: It Doesn’t Work Unless You Work it

Tips for Transformative Leadership:  It Doesn’t Work Unless You Work it In our last Tips for Transformative Leadership we discussed behaving your way to change.  How many of you took on our challenge for the week and practiced one new behavior for the past seven days?  Based on statistics, our guess is 10% or less.  In fact, there were probably more of you that read through the exercise, said, “Th... Read More »

Tips for Transformative Leadership – Behave Your Way to Change

Why is change so hard? Perhaps a huge contributor to the difficulty with change is the fact that we all tend to see needed change as a mountain. It can be overwhelming and quite disconcerting to say the least. But some people do change. How on earth do they do that? The research is pretty clear and not a big mystery. Except for the magically, instantaneously transformed, every other person achieve... Read More »

Tips for Transformative Leadership – Empathetic Listening Skills

One of the hottest topics in business today is employee engagement. However, actually increasing employee engagement is another thing altogether.  There has been extensive research on this topic.  At the core of all that research lie two critical pieces of information. The first factor is seated in how the employee feels about the job. The second factor is how the employee feels about him or herse... Read More »

Article 28: Identifying Assets: Material Based Assets

PREFACE: Every organization requires some materials for operation.  Whether it is just a few pens, pencils, and paper or million dollar machines, there is stuff to every business. That is true whether you are in business by yourself, a teacher, a preacher, a small business owner, a not-for-profit, a service club, or a manufacturer employing thousands of people. Stuff is needed to make your operati... Read More »

Article 27: Identifying Assets: People Based Assets

PREFACE: One of the most difficult tasks for many leaders is clearly identifying the people assets of an organization.  Too many leaders pay too little attention to this requirement for leadership.  Jim Collins admonished us to make sure we have the right people on the bus but the only way we can do that is to know three critical things about your organization.  First you must know the real reason... Read More »

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