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How to End the Frustration of Recurring Problems

Frustrated leaders complain about having the same conversation. “We’ve talked about this problem over and over.” Repetition creates the path of least resistance like rivers eventually wear channels in stone. Pattern reflection: Tell… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to End the Frustration of Recurring [...]

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4 Practices to Make Coaching Easy and Effective

NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, Master Certified Coach, to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her new book,… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (4 Practices to Make Coaching Easy and [...]

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10 Ways to Spot Dead-weight Before it’s too Late

Teams thrive and rise when you ditch dead-weight. “[Will] Felps estimates that teams with just one deadbeat, downer, or asshole suffer a performance disadvantage of 30 to 40 percent compared to teams that… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (10 Ways to Spot Dead-weight Before it’s too [...]

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Making the Most of Dissatisfaction

When nagging dissatisfaction drives your leadership, teams struggle, relationships flounder, and results always disappoint. Persistent dissatisfaction eventually becomes intolerable. Escape seems the only resolution. The answer to dissatisfaction is learning to find satisfaction,… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Making the Most of [...]

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Dissatisfaction isn’t the Problem – How to Handle Dissatisfaction

If you aren’t currently disappointed with someone or something, you will be soon. Aspiration is dissatisfaction. Dissatisfaction is inevitable. Collecting unhappiness is a choice. Make dissatisfaction useful before it suffocates effectiveness. 5 reasons… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Dissatisfaction isn’t the Problem – How to Handle [...]

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The Way You See Yourself is the Way You See the World

Perspective is a way of seeing. We see the present and future as we are. Your way of seeing doesn’t change the world; it shapes your approach to the world. Perspective births attitude.… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The Way You See Yourself is the Way You See the [...]

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Dear Dan: I Feel Excluded and Disrespected

Dear Dan, Years ago, my boss was receptive to my opinions regarding changes in the office. We maintained a warm, professional relationship. However, in recent years, I have noticed that she does not… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Dear Dan: I Feel Excluded and [...]

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The Cost and Opportunity of Standing-With

You put yourself on the line when you stand-with. Some of my proudest memories are of people I’ve stood-with when it would have been easier to walk-away. I’m not special. It’s likely you’ve… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The Cost and Opportunity of [...]

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12 Manipulations of Rebels, Fools, and Backstabbers

Novice manipulators are obvious. Skillful manipulators come off as kind and helpful. Avoid being manipulated by spotting the strategies used by manipulators. Strategic manipulation: #1. Pretend you agree when you disagree. #2. Pretend… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (12 Manipulations of Rebels, Fools, and [...]

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How The Seduction of Folly Propagates Lousy Leadership

The benefit of folly is enjoyed immediately. Seduction: Delayed consequences intensify folly’s seduction. Bullying is easier than winning hearts. A foolish leader pressures people into compliance. She enjoys a bump in production, in… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How The Seduction of Folly Propagates Lousy [...]

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