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Know Your Communication DNA

Which leadership style is the best? Most people feel one of the most important qualities of a good leader is communication skills. This is so important that many leadership development programs start with assessing the leader’s communication style, so they will learn how to leverage this knowledge to become better communicators. Four Basic Communication Styles There are four basic communication […]

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Leadership When a Key Employee Becomes Defiant

Do problem employees challenge your leadership? An employee which is often a key employee refuses to follow company procedures and dictates how they will do their job. The leader becomes handcuffed because he is afraid to hold the employee accountable and/or reprimand them for not following company policy. The employee knows the leader is afraid to act and continues […]

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Chickens, Eggs and Leadership

I learned a valuable lesson about leadership and organizational behavior from the most unlikely source: chickens, eggs, and my grandchildren. My daughter and son-in-law live on an acreage in Langley and thought it would be great to teach my granddaughter and her brother valuable life lessons by having them raise and take care of some […]

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The Absolute Power of Clarity in Business

The power of clarity in business was something I learned about years ago. I was rejoicing in a client’s new found success when I remembered a conversation I had with a Business Coach years before becoming a Business Coach myself. I asked him what exactly does a Business Coach do and his reply was, “I […]

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