Influence

The Key to Success: Relationship Before Opportunity

You may not think very often about the random strangers and passing acquaintances you encounter every day, but take a moment to think about them now: Who do you have frequent contact with on a daily or weekly basis? The couple who owns the dry cleaner down the street? The waiter/waitress at your favorite lunch […]

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5 Benefits of Humility in Leadership

Have you noticed periods of your leadership that were less effective and satisfying than others? Have there been times when your trust among employees or the work environment you created seemed to suffer? Ask yourself, “what attitudes and actions defined my leadership during those times?” For many people, the root answer reaches all the way […]

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6 Questions for Greater Organizational Clarity

Clarity is Key For many business leaders, strategic planning presents a constant challenge, especially when it comes to clarifying and communicating personnel roles and future vision to the rest of the company. But effective strategy always begins with clarity at the top and ends with effective communication throughout the organization. So before you rush through […]

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3 Ways Leaders Undermine Their Work

Which internal tendencies are inhibiting your life right now? What insecurities or self-imposed sabotage are keeping you from being the healthiest, best version of you? Inhibition: 2 Sides of the Same Coin If you think about it, self-control and self-sabotage are two sides of the same coin we call “inhibition.” A healthy degree of “inhibition” […]

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T vs. F: Understanding “Thinkers” & “Feelers”

Making Decisions: “T vs. F.” For those who have been following our Jungian Type Best Fit series, we are now halfway through the four personality preference sets! Today we’ll begin the third set, looking at what the “Thinker” (T) vs. “Feeler” (F) preferences actually mean, as well as how we can begin to gain an […]

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4 Ways to Get Your Team on the Same Page

Anyone out there trying to get a group of people moving in the same direction? It’s hard, isn’t it? When it comes down to it, there are only a few seasons in the life of a company where an entire team is aligned and moving in the same direction. Few leaders are able to do […]

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