Keeping Productivity Up & Problems Down

The biggest ongoing problem any business owner, CEO or manager endures is their employees.  Everyone hired to further the business brings an endless array of issues and problems that often divert and slow productivity and profits. In their personal lives employees often experience issues with their marriage, parenting, depression, finances, dieting, addictions, anger, health and […]

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The Motivation Language of “Listening Leadership”

Communication has only two movements, sending and receiving.  When we’re communicating to motivate others, we talk. We have something to say so we’re the sender.  When we’re not speaking, we’re listening to what others are saying.  So we’re the receiver. Question…  Does silence assure we have a listener?  How many times have we spoken to deaf […]

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The “What Do You Want?” Challenge

“What do you want?” is a common question we use to uncover intention and motivation.  This opens the door so we can share our expertise of what to do.  Question, answer.  We connect the dots.  If this is what you want, then this is what you do.  This traditional back-forth needs updating, particularly when advice […]

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