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How to Inspire Employees After a Company Shift

As any company progresses, change is inevitable, whether significant or minor. Company shifts can cause animosity and lower employee morale. From a change of leadership to layoffs, change can cause fear and uneasiness to spread across the company. Without proper leading, change can discourage employees and hinder any thought of a brighter future.

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This is Why Good Leaders Tell Stories

Before you start reading, I want to ask you a question. What is the percentage of employees who know what their organization stands for?

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Perception Misconception

A woman was waiting at an airport one night, with several long hours before her flight. She hunted for a book in the airport shops, bought a bag of cookies and found a place to drop.

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A Leader’s Guide to Building Trust

Leaders will need to prove themselves trustworthy before workers will feel comfortable enough to allow themselves to be led. The only way to establish trust is through time. The only problem is, time is something that leaders (especially young leaders, with no proven track record) feel they can’t afford. But as anxious as we may […]

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The 5 I’s: How to Guard Against and Overcome the Silo Mentality.

Silo Mentality is a mindset present when certain departments, sectors or programs, intentionally or unintentionally, do not share information freely. This type of mentality reduces operational efficiency, morale, and eventually contributes to the demise of productivity in the organization’s culture. Here are 5 ways to guard against and overcome silo mentality. 1. Identity Communicate the organization’s vision […]

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The Potential of Uniqueness

“Did I ever tell you that Mrs. McCave Had twenty-three sons and she named them all Dave? Well, she did. And that wasn’t a smart thing to do. You see, when she wants one and calls out, ‘Yoo-Hoo! Come into the house, Dave!’ she doesn’t get one. All twenty-three Daves of hers come on the […]

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7 Ways to Change Office Atmosphere. PART I

I once worked in an office with an open floor plan. It was me and my co-workers, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, staring across our little cubicles. My first day I nervously sat at my desk and peeked around at the engrossed people around me. Everyone sat in front of their screens, […]

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