Episode 85 – Interview with LeAnn Pashina, author of Sit Your Way to Success

I had the pleasure of interviewing LeAnn Pashina, author of Sit Your Way to Success, a book that covers where to sit in meetings, sales calls, conferences, and even dinner parties!  In our interview, we talk about why she wrote the book, some of the research she cites, and even some nuggets about how to appeal to people’s emotional side (and therefore, where to sit in order to do that!). Listen in to this entertaining and highly informative conversation with LeAnn! Connect with LeAnn on LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Instgram, or on her website. You can buy her book on Amazon
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Press Release: The Shuler Group, LLC receives MBE certification from MDOT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2019 Dawn Shuler The Shuler Group, LLC 301-541-3577 Media@TheShulerGroupLLC.com   The Shuler Group, LLC receives MBE certification from MDOT Small minority business services firm achieves Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification despite lengthy process Myersville, Maryland: The Shuler Group, LLC is proud to announce that it has received the MBE/DBE/SBE (Minority Business Entity/Disadvantaged Business Entity/Small Business Entity) through the Maryland Department of Transportation. After completing the extensive application, meeting, and passing the review and rigorous requirements to mitigate fraud in the MBE certification process, this certification award proves that The Shuler Group, LLC meets the requirements
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Episode 84 – Your people desperately need training

Did you know that 92% of employers say skill shortages is negatively affecting productivity, employee satisfaction, and turnover.  So, there’s the argument right there for the need for training. The question is… what kind of training? Believe it or not, not hard skills like coding, tech, or trades. Where are you missing the opportunity to create magic in your organization?    
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Capabilities Statement for The Shuler Group

We have created a two-page document (Capabilities Statement) that states our mission, capabilities, credentials, and our unique approach. The Shuler Group, LLC, provides consulting and training services to commercial, not-for-profit, and government organizations. Our programs and consulting solve challenges in employee engagement, employee turnover, and company culture. As a 100% woman-owned business with Maryland state certification as an MBE/DBE/SBE, The Shuler Group is committed to extreme service and creating innovative and sustainable solutions for our clients.    
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Episode 83 – Don’t Make Someone Else Wrong

Do you realize there are times when you say something a certain way that immediately puts up walls?  Telling someone they are wrong, or they are experiencing this particular thing, or making declarations (“this is the way it is”), or using absolutes (“always” or “never”) causes tall, sometimes insurmountable walls to be erected.  Instead, learn how to build bridges.
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Episode 82 – 10 traits of the very best managers

A few years ago, Google ran an experiment to see if managers were really necessary, or were they useless (as they hoped to prove). Interestingly, they found that not only were managers needed, but then they ran the opposite experiment to find out what makes the best managers. Listen in for the 10 characteristics of the best managers.
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Strategy, Focus, and Time Management

I’m going to visit a topic that you’ve probably visited yourself before. Maybe you’ve listened to podcasts, gotten books, and even attended seminars. You may have worked with a coach or a mentor on this subject, and yet it’s still something that many of us, if not most of us, if not all of us struggle with… that is effective time management. We’ve beaten this to death, haven’t we? Don’t we all know what we’re supposed to do? We’re supposed to create our goals and strategies and objectives, break them down, delegate and defer, delete and do it again. Easy,
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Episode 81 – Are you leaving money on the table?

Employees are both a profit center and a cost center: profit center in that they help bring in revenue, and a cost center in that it costs money to have employees in terms of payroll, benefits, etc.  However, did you know that there may be somewhat hidden and indirect costs associated with employee turnover, lack of employee engagement, productivity, absenteeism, and more?  Listen in as Dawn Shuler shares some shocking statistics on how much money you could be leaving on the table.
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Episode 80 – Are you experiencing an Upper Limit Problem?

From Gay Hendricks’s book, The Big Leap, we are all wired with internal thermostats that tell us how high we can go in relationships, career success, health, and happiness. Problems occur when we start to hit the upper level of those thermostats, hence, an Upper Limit Problem.  Learn the 4 hidden barriers that create our upper limits and how we can see upper limits affecting our daily lives.  Great for individuals and for leaders and managers to be able to spot in their team members and employees.
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What Company Culture Are You Creating?

What do you think of when you hear “company culture”? Do you think of Google, who is touted as having created an amazing company culture where people have nap pods, creativity is encouraged through very unusual methods, all paired with a college campus-like environment? That is, of course, one example of a company’s culture. Google certainly gets written up in articles and has received awards for the work that they do within their company with their employees. It’s touted as one of the best places to work year after year, because they have intentionally decided what they want their company
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