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What is Your Leadership Communication Style?

What is Your Leadership Communication Style?

Do you know what your leadership communication style is?  Understanding your leadership communication style will help you communicate better with your team and help your team communicate better with you! So what are the different leadership communication styles...

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The Dangers of Being a Conforming Executive Leader

Executive leaders who conform to the norms and expectations of others are not leaders at all.  Execuitve leaders who conform are implementers of the tasks, goals and expectations that others have created.  But, isn’t the CEO supposed to deliver on the expectations of...

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Law Of The Lid

Law Of The Lid

Recently, I was meeting with a client and his four-person leadership team. The client, Jim, has owned this business for 30 years, has seen up times and downtimes, been through recessions and booms. Now, he is ready to move on and some of the leaders want to buy the...

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The JMT SHERPA EXPERIENCE

The JMT SHERPA EXPERIENCE

The JMT SHERPA EXPERIENCEWith Bill Bliss JMT Executive Director, Founding Partner• Jumpstart Your Coaching, Speaking and Training  Business! With Bill Bliss JMT Executive Director, Founding Partner • Certified Leadership Coach with the John Maxwell Team! • Pre and...

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Tis the Season….

During this season, many of us shift our focus to what we plan to buy for those in our families and sometimes for some of our work colleagues. It is really a great time of the year. Often, the things we buy have a defined shelf life – a specific time of use. When the...

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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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Communication

Law Of The Lid

Law Of The Lid

Recently, I was meeting with a client and his four-person leadership team. The client, Jim, has owned this business for 30 years, has seen up times and downtimes, been through recessions and booms. Now, he is ready to move on and some of the leaders want to buy the...

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Employee Hiring & Retention

Delegation

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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Coaching

Integration

Compensation

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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