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Buying Into Change
A common leadership challenge is to motivate your leaders to buy into change. The reality is that change is constant and it is accelerating. Today’s change becomes tomorrow’s normal. As a leader, you’ll want to remember these three tips to help you and your team buy into change. Tip #1[...]
Prepare for Promotion to Supervisor by asking these Five Questions
You are thinking about applying for a new team leader, supervisor or manager position. You are imagining the prestige, the new found power you’ll have and hopefully a raise! Unfortunately the initial excitement and glamor of the promotion will be replaced with the realities that confront every new leader: Stress[...]
Missed Opportunity to Motivate with Metrics
How did one client boost output on one of their production lines? Simple, it began with the question, “At what speed is this machine designed to run?” The answer was surprising – the machine was running at 30% less than it could have been running. There can be some good[...]
Taking Action to Increase Accountability Let’s define accountability as having a sense of ownership over your work and receiving consequences for your actions and behaviors. Those consequences can either be positive (praise, promotion, recognition, compensation, more freedom) or the consequences can be negative (correction, discipline, demotion, less freedom.) Accountability is[...]
The culture of your organization will either ensure your long term success or potentially leave your organization vulnerable to external threats. An effective culture leads to innovation, agility, great customer service, higher profit margins and high employee engagement. A weak culture creates and reinforces resistance to change, erratic financial performance,[...]