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8 April 2015

The Real Cost of Conflict

8 April 2015, Comments: 0

  U.S. employees spent 2.8 hours per week dealing with conflict, according to a 2008 study by CPP Inc. This amounts to approximately $359 […]


1 April 2015

Is Teamwork Worth It?

1 April 2015, Comments: 0

  Ben was a good leader, but he felt he was spending too much time ensuring his staff team worked smoothly towards their goals. He stopped by […]


18 March 2015

5 Tips to Increase Teamwork

18 March 2015, Comments: 0

  Bob always considered himself a good leader. He knew his team could work better together, but didn’t know what to do next. We […]


4 March 2015

The Lost Art of Listening

4 March 2015, Comments: 0

  Do you really listen when someone is speaking? Or are you formulating your arguments for your own case? According to “Has Listening Become […]


17 December 2014

7 Low Stress Ways to Show Appreciation During the Holidays

17 December 2014, Comments: 0

  The holiday season can be stressful. For many people, the joy of giving is over shadowed by commercialism. People can feel unappreciated as […]


29 October 2014

The 5 Steps from Micromanagement to Trust

29 October 2014, Comments: 0

  Micromanagers often believe they are better at doing a job than anyone on their team. This is one reason they have difficulty delegating. How […]


22 October 2014

Should you believe it when you are told you are a micromanager?

22 October 2014, Comments: 0

  I worked with Larry (not his real name), an engineer who had been a leader for about five years. Feedback from his boss […]


15 October 2014

Are you working IN the business or ON the business?

15 October 2014, Comments: 0

  Micromanagers work “in” the business, instead of “on” the business. What’s the difference? Working “on” the business means: Being strategic – thinking about […]


8 October 2014

The 3 Signs of Micromanagement

8 October 2014, Comments: 0

  Are you a micromanager? Many leaders that I coach were great at their previous jobs: engineers, accountants, IT. Upon promotion to leader, they […]


30 September 2014

What Does Missing Targets Mean to the Organization?

30 September 2014, Comments: 0

  Your team misses targets. As the leader what do you do? Ignore it? Panic? Punish your team? Move to Costa Rica?   I […]