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How To Create An Environment Where People Can Thrive

“Healthy levels of open communication, and a positive regard for individuals and their potential contribution to the organization’s goals, contribute to creating an environment where individuals can grow and develop.”

This environment will foster healthy relationships for a healthy organization that is capable of LASTING POSITIVE CHANGE.

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How To Motivate People Without The Jedi Mind Tricks

“…to motivate someone to bring their best performance to a task, remember these 3 things –
If people feel you value their goals, they’ll be motivated to help you with yours.
Asking questions is the key to understanding someone’s needs and goals.
The more you tailor your words and actions to their needs and goals, the more influence you have.”

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7 Paradoxes Every Leader Must Master (part 2)

As discussed in part 1, modern leadership is full of paradoxes. To be an effective leader and people manager circa 2016 you have to be aware of the big ones. However, your biggies will look differently than mine. Nevertheless, if you lead with the Para ...

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Good End, Bad Means: 3 Powerful Lessons Via Hollywood

Ray Donovan is a fixer. When one of Hollywood’s rich and stupid makes a mess, he cleans it up. We’re not talking about dirty dishes. Ray’s in a bind. His ex-con father owes big money to the Armenian mob. And Mrs. Minassian and her boys are losing patie ...

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6 Powerful Behaviors to Facilitate Positive Change

Change comes about as a result of accepting what is, rather than a striving to be different (Beisser 1970). This was the key idea I presented in the LinkedIn Pulse article, "3 Powerful Steps to Embrace the Change Paradox". For any team leader or man ...