Episode 102 – Imbalance is a premeditated resentment

While Dawn Shuler had previously debunked expectations being premeditated resentments, in today’s episode, she talks about how imbalance is actually premeditated resentment, because if you don’t bring it into balance, the continued imbalance will cause resentment (or other problems). She discusses the two steps to take to correct imbalance, as well as the 7 capacities to explore to help bring in balance and maintain it. Previous podcast episodes mentioned:  Manage expectations and Environmental Fit.
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What if you knew how exactly how to talk to someone, within nanoseconds?

The successful future of our community, even our globe, will be determined by our ability to connect, communicate, and create. One of the tools we use to do those very things (connect, communicate, and create) is BANKCODE, a scientifically validated personality assessment that uncovers someone values personality… vital information so that you can talk to them in their language of what’s important to them (not just what’s important to you). I along, with 3 other  award-winning B.A.N.K. certified trainers, will share our knowledge and experience through our decades of business, training, consulting, and therapizing (is that even a word?) on
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The 3 most empowering questions

In a situation that could potentially be fraught with contention and conflict, there are 3 questions you can ask that are not only non-threatening, but also empower both parties.  Listen in for those 3 powerful and empowering questions. Other podcast episodes referenced:  Co-create
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4 things managers need to do very well

Did you know that 75% of employees leave because of their boss? That means it’s upon the shoulders of managers and leaders to create an environment where their direct reports don’t want to leave. Dawn Shuler discusses the 4 things managers need to do very well in order not to become a statistic. Other podcast episodes mentioned: Right People in the Right Seats – what it means to your other employees Manage expectations Play to your strengths Take care of your people – corporate social responsibility
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What Do Your Values Say About You?

Most of the time I talk about a company’s core values, but individuals have their own set of values as well.  Listen in to today’s episode for a powerful, yet simple system to determine your values – and how best to communicate and connect with others, especially when you know and understand their values – and how they might be different from yours!  (And get your free personality report!)
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Follow up

We usually think of following up in terms of sales.  But it’s valid in all areas of business and life.  Listen in to today’s episode to learn how important follow-up is to respecting others and nurturing relationships.
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How You Process the World

Dawn Shuler shares Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences – not how intelligent one is, per se, but how one processes the world.  She describes the 7 different intelligences and discusses that recognizing how someone processes the world can lead to greater understanding and even greater productivity in the workplace.
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Employee engagement as a two-way street

With all the work we’ve done on employee engagement (studying it, analyzing it, helping companies increase it), we’re convinced that employee engagement is a two-way street. It’s not just the responsibility of the managers and leaders.  It’s the responsibility of the employees as well. See, if you give only one person in a relationship the sole responsibility for that relationship, there’s an inherent and immediate imbalance that is not sustainable. Employee engagement isn’t just communication and giving atta-boys and atta-girls. It’s much more than that. Let me introduce our Collaborative Employee Engagement Model™. At the center of the model is
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Expectations

As managers and leaders, it is our duty to make our expectations clear to the nth degree. You may think that it’s up to your employee to figure out what to do, but that’s not how it goes. It is YOUR responsibility as a manger and leader to ensure that your team and staff understand what you expect of them. Are you up to the challenge?
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