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The Expectation Trap – On Rats and High Performance

Expectations impact the quality of your team mates and your enjoyment of your leadership experience. Two questions: What do you expect of others? What do you expect of yourself? Expectation of rats: Robert… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The Expectation Trap – On Rats and High [...]

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How to Live Up to Your Aspiration – Not Down to Your Disappointment

You can’t control everything, but you can control responses. Don’t give control to disappointments. How disappointment controls life: Disappointment controls life when you say, “I won’t bring my best because I’m disappointed.” I’ll… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to Live Up to Your Aspiration – Not Down to Your [...]

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Why Serve Employees When 47% are Thinking About Quitting Right Now

47% of workers are thinking about quitting right now.* Why expend time and resources serving people if they’re going to move on in 4 years? #1. Turnover stings: The only time turnover doesn’t… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Why Serve Employees When 47% are Thinking About Quitting Right [...]

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How to Build Relationships that Maximize Performance at Work

Part of me just wants to be left alone so I can do my work. But success requires positive relationships. Why positive work relationships matter: Shared knowledge. Mentoring and being mentored is relationship-based… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to Build Relationships that Maximize Performance at [...]

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Asking a Question Costs Less Than Having an Answer

Control freaks fear freedom. But treating people like robots never inspires. Control-freak-leaders deliver narrow results. Choices inspire ownerships and instill responsibility. Every decision you give someone communicates trust, confidence, and respect. Respect invites… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Asking a Question Costs Less Than Having an [...]

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A Moral Dilemma at Dunkin

We stop at Dunkin when we travel, but with COVID the restrooms are closed and drive-thru is the only option. The line was out in traffic, but we stopped anyway. Mrs. Leadership Freak… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (A Moral Dilemma at [...]

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Put in the Big Rocks: How to Do Things that Matter Most Before it’s too Late

It’s heartbreaking to waste yourself on small rocks – things that matter less – while neglecting things that matter more. Stephen R. Covey taught leaders to put in the “Big Rock” first. It’s… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Put in the Big Rocks: How to Do Things that Matter Most Before it’s too [...]

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High Stress to High Value: Handling Hot Potatoes

Others handle day-to-day challenges. But the hot potato lands in your hands. Passing the buck in a high stress situation means you’ve reached your peak. But an aspiration to advance requires resolve to… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (High Stress to High Value: Handling Hot [...]

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The First Step Toward a Compelling Reason for Leading

A leader without purpose aimlessly jostles on well-worn paths. A leader with purpose climbs through the fog. Purpose pulls leaders into the future with courage and vitality. Purpose is: Light in the eyes.… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The First Step Toward a Compelling Reason for [...]

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Hired at 25 – Fired at 35: The Turning Point for the CEO of Dunkin Donuts

Robert Rosenberg (Bob) was 25 years old when his dad asked him to take over the family business. It was 1963. Thirty-five years later the company (Dunkin Donuts) had grown from a 10… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Hired at 25 – Fired at 35: The Turning Point for the CEO of Dunkin [...]

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