PNP Method

One of the most productive methods of communication I’ve developed is the PNP method.  It sets the tone, establishes the challenge, and allows for forward movement.  Listen in to see how this method works.
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How to Run an Ineffective Meeting

We’ve all been there… in a meeting where we couldn’t wait to leave, feeling as if watching paint dry would be more productive.  Listen to today’s episode to discover five ways to run a meeting ineffectively as well as the two most important things to consider in running a meeting.
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Please Respond

Part of good, effective, and efficient communication is acknowledgement. This is true even with voice mails and emails from other people.  It’s important that you actually respond!
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Energy Exchange

Everything we do involves an exchange of energy. Sometimes those energy forms are tangible, like money, and sometimes they’re intangible, like time and the personal energy we receive (or don’t) from an exchange.  Learn how energy exchanges show up in leadership in mentoring, as well as what to look for and look out for.
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Top 10 Traits of an Effective Leader

Through our decades of work with companies, organizations, associations, departments, executives, and business owners, as well as leading and managing teams ourselves, we’ve identified the top traits of an effective leader.  Listen to today’s episode and see how you measure up.
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Prioritize

To prioritize means to view the landscape, make adjustments as necessary, and then re-order the priorities.  Your team members and staff may not have this skill, and it’s your job as a leader to help them prioritize and model this behavior. Otherwise, they can get lost in their to-do list and have no concept of the big picture.
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Why Your Employees Aren’t Engaged

According to Gallup, the majority (50.8%) of employees are “not engaged,” while another 17.2% are “actively disengaged.” Only 32% of people are considered engaged in their jobs.  In today’s episode, Dawn Shuler shares the top 5 reasons employees aren’t engaged with their jobs.
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Conscious Motivation

With our long to-do lists, it can be easy to just mechanically go through our days, working, going through the motions, but how fulfilling is that? What if, instead, we were conscious, intentional, and present about our day and what we do in it? In this episode, Dawn Shuler shares strategies for staying consciously motivated.
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Zone of Genius

In his book, The Big Leap, Gay Hendricks postulates that if we work as much in our Zone of Genius, we are more likely to thrive.  In this episode, Dawn Shuler talks about the four zones (Zone of Incompetence, Zone of Competence, Zone of Excellence, and Zone of Genius), and how to reduce your tasks and activities in first three zones and amp up your activities in your Zone of Genius.
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