CREATE: R=RESPECT

R=RESPECT  “I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes.  What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he think of himself.  To undermine a man’s self-respect is a sin.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery When I interview team members and ask…

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CREATE : C=COMMUNICATION

C=COMMUNICATION Communication is the bottom line to your success—no matter what your role at work or at home–no matter what relationship.  How you communicate makes all the difference.  You can say something one way and get a positive response and say something another way and get a negative response.  It does matter what you say…

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CREATE

On Jan. 4, 2018, the Stock Market hit 25,000 for the first time EVER!! The Dow had 71 increases in 2017.  Are you watching your 401K? Before Christmas the Tax Bill was passed. The corporate tax rates were lowered as well as personal tax rates for the first time since 1986. 40 Corporations gave Christmas…

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Passion Leads: Part 3

So, in the past two blogs we have addressed two phases of leadership: (1) leadership of self, and (2) leadership of others. Today, I will address leadership as it pertains to those you serve: your clients, customers, patients—the people with whom you interact in your business or organization. I often say, “You cannot—nor would you…

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Passion Leads: Part 1

3 LEVELS OF LEADERSHIP In every one of your days, you are impacted by 3 types of Leadership: leadership of self, leadership of others (family, teammates, employers or employees) , and leadership of clients/ students/customers. Over the next three blogs, let’s look at each of these three types of leadership and see how they impact…

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Make People Feel Important

 Isn’t it interesting how the world finds it so easy to tear people down and yet finds it so difficult to build people up? I’m not sure why that happens. I just know that this is true. Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams says, “We find it so easy…

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Be Accountable

Webster defines accountability as “an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility for one’s actions.” Consider accountability to be a clear commitment that—in the eyes of another– has been kept. Wouldn’t you agree that trust and respect, are built on accountability. When effective teamwork is being discussed, accountability is a part of the equation. Teamwork indicates…

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Motivation & Communication

Motivation has been and continues to be a challenge for organizations and their managers. The concept of motivation is defined as a “personality dimension which occurs as an inner drive or need that leads to sustained effort toward a specific goal.” (Anderson, 1988) In most cases, the managers within an organization are held accountable for…

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Motivation & Change

It can be frustrating when you learn something great and you want to integrate something new into your practice, your home or in your life but the people with supporting roles want to “just stay the same”. Nothing changes. Nothing happens. The line flattens. You want to “motivate” people to change, but aren’t sure how…

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Motivation

This is the first of a three part series of blogs on the subject of motivation. Certainly, this is applicable in the workplace, but, I encourage you to translate all this information to your home and personal life, as well. After all, isn’t motivation important to us in all our relationships? No matter what your…

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