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Becoming The Leader You Wish You Had

If you are like most leaders, you want to be the best you can be, either by your own definition or by the reputation you have created in the lives of others. Many people struggle with a specific model of what “that leader” looks like. I’d like to offer a way to think...

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The Road to Success

  How do you define success? Is your success measured by: Achieving a milestone? Relationships with others? Reaching a certain financial threshold? Purchasing certain things you never thought you’d be able to have? Who is on your speed dial? Success can be...

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Is Your Momentum Rising?

  Your momentum is either rising or falling – rarely, if ever, does it stay constant. Momentum is like the growth process: you are either growing or declining. Why is momentum so important to leaders? If you have a great vision, strategies and people to execute...

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Accessing the Power of Your Intuition

I have a confession to make. When I drive an automobile, I have a strong tendency to push the edges of the posted speed limit. For example, when the sign indicates the speed limit is increasing by 10 mph, I believe that applies as soon as I can see the sign, not after...

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Timeless Insights From Peter Drucker – Part 2

  In my previous message, I introduced you to the eight practices the most successful leaders demonstrated to Peter Drucker over the course of his 65-year consulting career. To refresh your memory, the first three are: Successful Leaders Ask “What Needs To Be...

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Succession Planning

Goal Setting

Goal Setting and Goal Achievement

Much has been written about goal setting. Yet, many people comment that they are not satisfied with their performance in achieving those goals. This article is intended to address not only the effective setting of goals, but also to identify 8 steps to ensure that you...

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Employee Hiring & Retention


The Value of Delegating

For the small business owner, deciding what, when and how to delegate, along with to whom to delegate to, are sometimes very difficult decisions to make. After all, it has taken your blood, sweat and sometimes tears to build the business. If you really want to let the...

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We Can’t All Be Iron Man

"Mark Zuckerberg. Steve Jobs. Elon Musk. Tony Stark. Only one of those four is fictional, but all share in a popular mythology that the most successful CEOs are independent visionaries who create value through sheer inspiration and force of will. But it obscures a...

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Deciding How Much to Pay Employees

Given the tight labor market of today, many companies struggle with the issue of how much to pay employees. You certainly want to pay someone based on the value they provide the company, but how do you decide exactly what that amount should be? You would probably...

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Bill Bliss has been widely published in trade media, such as Construction Executive, HR.com and Staffing Success. His insights have been quoted by numerous authorities in a variety of publications, including HR Essentials, Inc. Magazine, HR Magazine, Workforce Magazine and Business & Finance Magazine.

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