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5 Ways to Choose Important Over Urgent

People tend to choose urgent tasks they can complete quickly and put off important tasks that take longer to complete. (The Mere Urgency Effect) Important tasks take longer and are more demanding than… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (5 Ways to Choose Important Over [...]

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16 Signs You’re a Toxic Perfectionist

You’re a toxic perfectionist if: Your stingy with gratitude. Giving compliments is rare for you. No one’s work is good enough. Mistakes are proof you’re a loser. Pointing out errors is a sport.… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (16 Signs You’re a Toxic [...]

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Dear Dan: It’s Increasingly Difficult to Keep My Frustration from my Staff

Dear Dan, I just discovered your article entitled, “You Feel Things Your Team Shouldn’t Know About,” and I realized that I probably don’t do as good a job at this as I should.… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Dear Dan: It’s Increasingly Difficult to Keep My Frustration from my [...]

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Why the World Stinks

“If I know everything about your external world, I can only predict 10% of your long-term happiness.” Shawn Achor Why the world stinks: Spending time with grandchildren is life’s great compensation. A couple… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Why the World [...]

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Dear Dan: I Over-Commit and Under-Deliver

Dear Dan, I am the eternal optimist. I live to be of value to others and somehow always want to do more. But lately I’ve come up against some personal issues regarding my… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Dear Dan: I Over-Commit and [...]

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Dear Dan: Should I Force the Foot-Dragger to Attend

Dear Dan, I’d like to start a new process with my team where we meet once a month to share projects, accomplishment, challenges, etc. The goal of the monthly meeting is to sustain… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Dear Dan: Should I Force the Foot-Dragger to [...]

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Take Control of Your Career or Someone Else Will

I’m doing something I’ve never done! This post is a transcribed comment from a Leadership Freak reader. Back in the mid 90s I worked at one of the larger Nuclear Power stations. I… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Take Control of Your Career or Someone Else [...]

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MAINTAINING BALANCE IN TIMES OF PROSPERITY

New Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Alex Vorobieff to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of  “Transform Your Company: Escape Frustration,… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (MAINTAINING BALANCE IN TIMES OF [...]

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The Boomerang Effect: The Dark Side of Enthusiasm

Lousy leaders keep the peace by giving gravy assignments to psychos and crappy assignments to people with good attitudes. The dark side of enthusiasm is ending up with all the crap assignments. To… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The Boomerang Effect: The Dark Side of [...]

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How to Tap Into Enthusiasm Even When Work Sucks

Attitude is a decision about the way you show up. You might not be able to control your environment, but attitude is a choice. Attitude: I’ll never forget the guy with his hat… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to Tap Into Enthusiasm Even When Work [...]

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