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Talking Ethics With Your Team

Ethics,Team,Manager,Management,Leadership,Action   By the time you engage the employees on your team in professional development, they are already grown ups with thier own ideas, values and beliefs. Many will think that teaching and discussing ethics is simply baloney. You don’t want to preach, get all ‘touchy-feely, ’ like HR is often accused of, […]

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You Don’t Really Love Me – I’m Leaving!

I occasionally joke in training programs when the topic of motivation comes up, that being married does not motivate people to stay married. Many folks (OK, more men than women, but that’s just been my experience; yours may differ) think that marrying someone is the best indication of “I love […]

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Focus on What People Do Right

Jon was tired of complaining to me about Linda. A Director of his firm’s division, one of Jon’s senior level managers was taking up too much time and attention. “Every few months we have the same conversation. She doesn’t delegate and doesn’t develop her people. Her commitments take her out […]

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Multi-Generational Manager: Get Up from Your Table and Go Sit Somewhere Else

Millennials are not like the Baby Boomer’s or Gen X-ers who have come before them. Working with managers today in a follow-up clinic to a previous training program, there is still much unhappiness and reluctance to manage differently and creatively to attract, retain and develop these employees. While the current […]

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