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Leadership Skills: How to Own Your Problems and Grow From Them
"It's not my fault!" "I didn't do a thing!" "I got put on a bad team!" -- which is my personal favorite. What's common to each of these statements is a claim that the cause of one's problem lies elsewhere, external to oneself. Many of us are quite accomplished at thinking and claiming that the cause of our problems lie...

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Posted on 11/18/2013 07:11 am | No Comments
 
Leadership Skills: 5 More Secrets to Shared Purpose
In my most recent post, I shared 5 secrets with you that help the best leaders achieve a team that operates with a shared purpose. But I have even more secrets I know to be true after working with leaders all over the world for so many years -- here are 5 additional ones. 6. Know your most powerful team...

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Posted on 10/17/2013 06:47 am | 2 Comments
 
Jessica Soroky Guest Post #6: 3 Steps to Create a Safe Team Environment
What do we all want? Money? A spouse? A perfect house, with a perfect family, all paid for by our perfect job? Take a deeper look, what do we really want? What do all those things provide to you? They don’t give you happiness, but they do create safety. 3 Steps to Create a Safe Team Environment As I watch...

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Posted on 10/16/2013 01:00 am | No Comments
 
Leadership Skills: 5 Secrets to Shared Purpose
I have studied and taught the most effective ways people collaborate for over 20 years. Here are 5 secrets I want you to know about -- they help the best leaders discover common goals that unite people to collaborate "on" purpose. 1. Establish shared clarity. Discuss the charter, the mission, the deliverables, and the outcome of your team's work until...

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Posted on 10/14/2013 01:00 am | 3 Comments
 
Jessica Soroky Guest Post #5: Awareness Is the First Step
I began this guest-blogging journey because I wanted a way to keep responsibility in my face all the time without the need of an external force. I had an epiphany, or what I like to call a “Well, sh*t!”moment while writing this post. (more…)

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Posted on 10/09/2013 01:00 am | 5 Comments
 
Test Your Team Skills With These 14 Questions
Successful teamwork is 10 percent knowledge and 90 percent practice. Do you have the right stuff when it comes to creating successful teams and partnerships? Put yourself to the test and know for sure. People who consistently create powerful relationships at work are people who know and practice great team skills. Are you one of them? Read these 14 statements...

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Posted on 10/07/2013 01:15 am | 2 Comments
 
Leadership Skills: How to Work Through the Blues
Here are some tips for you to think about if you or a teammate suffers the blues as a result of ongoing economic changes or changes in your company.* First things first: it's natural to experience the blues when things change. Congratulate yourself for being human and having feelings! Such blues have a name: "anaclitic depression." Identified in 1946 by...

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Posted on 10/03/2013 01:57 am | No Comments
 
Jessica Soroky Guest Post 4: How to Take Responsibility at Any Age
Responsibility is found in every aspect of Christopher’s teachings, and The Responsibility Process™ as well as The Leadership Gift™ Program have been fully integrated into my career and my personal life -- or so I thought. There was one more aspect of my life I had not introduced to responsibility -- my charity work. (more…)

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Posted on 10/02/2013 01:00 am | No Comments
 
Leadership Tips: 7 Tips to Change Difficult Behavior
In the last few blog posts I've have been addressing difficult behavior and how to change it. How Do You Deal With a Difficult Person On Your Team Who…? Leadership Skills: Become an Observer of Difficult Behavior Leadership Tips: Choosing to Deal With Difficult Behavior Now we come to the point where you're annoyed. You've decided to deal with the...

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Posted on 09/23/2013 01:00 am | No Comments
 
Leadership Tips: Choosing to Deal With Difficult Behavior
In my recent post I suggested that when someone's behavior drives you crazy, you might ask yourself if he or she is a traitor (How Do You Deal With a Difficult Person On Your Team Who…?). I mentioned that most people who's actions drive us crazy are not traitors at all. Instead, they are well-intentioned folks who are exhibiting difficult...

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Posted on 09/09/2013 01:00 am | No Comments
 
 
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