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How Collaboration is Like a Chinese Finger Trap

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By Dr. Francis Eberle

Imagine you’ve just settled into your office for the morning, coffee in hand, desktop firing up, when two employees blow through the door. Each has a strong, yet opposing, viewpoint about the next steps for a project. And before you know it, you are drawn into playing referee or decision-maker.

Moving From Corrector to Coach – A Life-Changing Breakthrough

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By Steve Van Remortel,

You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within." - Bob Nelson

This quote by Bob Nelson captures the essence of one of the greatest breakthroughs that I see in leaders as they develop. That breakthrough is when a leader (in a business or at home) moves from being a corrector to a coach.

What Are Your Clients Thinking?

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By Dr. Lisa Aldisert,

The answer to this question requires action! Reflect on the conversations you’ve had recently with your clients or customers. Do you really know what’s on their minds, or are you making assumptions?

Often, we project our opinions onto our clients. If we are struggling with COVID related problem X, we assume that our clients are also struggling with the same problem.

During Crisis, Don’t Neglect Your Company’s Most Critical Asset: Ideas

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By Dr. Evans Baiya

It has been said, the best way to find your way around a new location quickly is to ask for ideas. As many of us are working from “new locations,” ideas are more important than ever. What is the best way to manage those ideas? How do you continue to engage your employees so they give you the best ideas?

Leading During Crisis

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In this special episode of The Complete Leader podcast, Leadership Advisor and Author Ron Price interviews his son, Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments about leading during crisis, specifically what he and his company have done during COVID-19. Dan discussed the ways Gravity Payments is helping small businesses use technology to keep their doors open, even through stay-at-home orders and social distancing. He explains why he listened to ideas from over 200 employees to make a plan to keep Gravity Payments moving forward.

Finding Opportunity in Times of Worry

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By Dr. Evans Baiya

We can all agree that we are facing challenging times. COVID-19 and public precautions to slow the spread of it have left businesses in a space full of unknowns. And for many people, unknowns equal worry. It is natural for leaders (all people in fact) to feel overwhelmed during moments of crisis, especially crisis that is unpredictable and with many factors they cannot control.

Are You Too Busy to Recognize the Talent That's In Front of You?

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By Lori McNeill

It is all too common for managers to have busy schedules to the point of having back-to-back meetings all day long. Deadlines have to be met. Unexpected issues arise that need to be addressed. Does this sound like an average day or week for you?

When over-packed days become the norm, leaders may not take time to develop the talents of their employees or even recognize the potential of individuals when it is right in front of them.

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