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Never Be Too Busy For Coffee

As the owner of a business or a leader responsible for a group of people within an organization, it is easy to get caught up the busy-ness that is generally your job. Of course, there are always a lot that needs to be done; projects to complete, information needing to be passed along, new ideas …

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Honesty builds trust

Honesty Builds Trust

Many managers and business owners find the idea of giving feedback to their employees to be almost as much fun as cleaning dog poop off your shoe. Notice I said almost as much fun, but not quite. No one really likes to hear they aren’t doing something well, so of course, we don’t necessarily like …

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get out of your box

3 Ways To Get Out Of Your Box

If you are a small business owner, you will understand when I say, the size or ability of your organization is directly dependent on your level of thinking, so if you want to change it, get out of your box. For example, if you believe your team is up to any challenge, then you likely …

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Too Busy To Know Yourself

I am going to ask you a question and chances are, at least initially, you are going to answer yes. The question is, “Is being busy what really matters?” I often hear people telling others about how busy they are. They are running to this meeting or that one. They are carting kids from this …

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Rules Are Meant To Be Broken

Rules Are Meant To Be Broken

Sometimes the rules are meant to be broken! If you are in the role of managing others, then you have been faced with the challenge of having to set boundaries, rules or guidelines in your organization. For many, it is one of the most difficult aspects of the job. Something we just don’t like to …

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