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Why Motivate When You Can Inspire?

“Energy motivates but charisma inspires.” ~ Simon Shinek Having high energy certainly motives people. The problem with that is, when he energy is removed, so is the motivation. The late Zig Ziglar may have described motivation best when he said, “People often … Continue reading

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Book Review: HUNDRED PERCENTERS

The first thing I read by Mark Murphy was called Hiring For Attitude and I really learned a lot from his book and wanted to read more of what he has to say. So my second Mark Murphy book was … Continue reading

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Book Review: WHY LEADERSHIP SUCKS

Though the title of this book, WHY LEADERSHIP SUCKS by Miles Anthony Smith, may or may not be true for you, it is true for many people who aspire to become leaders only to find out it may not be … Continue reading

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Do Your Employees Buy-in to Your Core Values?

I was following a LinkedIn conversation earlier this week that posed the question, “How do you get employees to buy into core values?” Perhaps the bigger question might be, “How do you get companies to practice the core values they … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE WEEKLY COACHING CONVERSATION

Business parables are a favorite of mine, so when I learned that Brian Souza had written his newest book, THE WEEKLY COACHING CONVERSATION as a parable, it was a pleasant surprise. Having read Souza’s previous book, Become Who You Were … Continue reading

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Book Review: TAKING FLIGHT

I have taken a few DISC analyses over the years and even attended a 2-day DISC Seminar a few years ago, so I felt like I had a pretty good understanding of the DISC system. That is, until I read TAKING … Continue reading

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Inspiration Among the Team

“Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life, it’s about what you inspire others to accomplish as well.” ~ Author unknown  Companies do everything possible to try to avoid turnover and for good reason – the expense of … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE ART OF SERVANT LEADERSHIP

Servant leadership is much more than the current popular buzz phrase in business, it is rapidly replacing the antiquated positional leadership model than has dominated business for far too long. THE ART OF SERVANT LEADERSHIP by Tony Baron chronicles one … Continue reading

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“Say it ain’t so, JoePa!”

“Never compromise your integrity. Once you lose it, it’s impossible to get back” ~ Unknown The unfortunate events that unfolded last week at Penn State University involving child molestation and the apparent inaction of long time head coach Joe Paterno … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE SERVANT LEADER

Often people shun the concept of servant leadership making the misguided assumption that it is ‘soft’ leadership. In the book, THE SERVANT LEADER, retired business manager and author, James Autry dispels that myth. Autry doesn’t ask the reader to be … Continue reading

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