Posts Tagged ‘team building’

Celebrate Your Success

Keys to Focusing On What’s Good In Your Business  Schedule it!  This may sound strange but I used to actually put a half hour on my calendar each week labeled ‘recognition’. This item would pop up weekly to remind me to take some time and recognize our employees, clients and/or vendors. When prompted each week […]

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Eliminate negativity. Make it a rule. Make it an absolute office wide policy. Get rid of negativity. Do whatever it takes to get it out of your office. Refuse to listen to it, stop others from sharing it and set a powerful example. Negativity destroys companies faster than anything else. Offer the best benefits you […]

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Let laughter in. We need to laugh more at work. We need to lighten up and realize that laughter will create a better working environment, healthier employees and a better bottom line. Laughter helps decrease stress, builds friendships between people and lets us take healthy breaks during the day. Create surprises. Employees love surprises – […]

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Conduct employee check-ins. Check-in with each employee every quarter. Take the time face-to-face to check-in and see how they are. Ask them what’s working, what needs improvement and how you can better serve them. Be genuine and consistent with your check-ins. They only work when you work them consistently over time. Have a fight. Yes […]

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Acknowledge your mistakes. One of the most impactful things a leader can do is to admit he or she was wrong. Admitting mistakes makes you human and it gives others permission to make and admit to their mistakes. When you make a mistake – promptly admit it and apologize when necessary. Take 24 hours before […]

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Give every day. Being a leader is about giving to others ever day. Your people need you. They look up to you. And they really do want to please you. By making giving a priority we build stronger relationships with those who support us. Make it a priority to give back to your employees. Give […]

GROW Your Leadership Skills

Be a leader. In order to create lasting change in your organization you MUST lead. You cannot sit back and hope things will change. You cannot delegate change to others. You must make things change. You are the leader and you must LEAD. To be a leader means you take action, engage your team in […]

Dare to GIVE Back

“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.” Zig Ziglar When I think of leadership – I think of giving.  Leadership isn’t about me – it’s about others. I want to be the kind of leader leading from behind – focusing on helping my […]

12 Easy Ways to ENGAGE Your Team

1. Focus on what is right. It’s easy to focus on all the negative stuff, all the things that are not working. It takes commitment to focus on what’s right. To stand back and assess our workplace and team through the lens of what’s working. Take some time right now and come up with a […]


We could change the entire American workplace by giving up one thing – GOSSIP. Gossip destroys workplace morale faster than anything. Yet the reason it continues to exist is that we love it. Now we don’t ‘admit’ we love it but most of us do – at least a little bit. The problem with gossip […]