Category Archives: Operations

3 STEPS TO HELP YOU MASTER THE ART OF DELEGATION

by Andria Corso One of the great opportunities of leadership is the delegation of tasks to others, which not only frees up your time to be more strategic but also develops those employees to whom you’ve delegated. Although it is a … Continue reading

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SEE HOW RESILIENCE CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

by Didier Bernard Resilience (or resiliency) is our ability to adapt and bounce back when things don’t go as planned. Resilient people don’t wallow or dwell on failures; they acknowledge the situation, learn from their mistakes, and then move forward. … Continue reading

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STRATEGIC EXECUTION: WHY PLANS FAIL & SUCCEED

by Scott Morrell There’s an old saying that says, “If you fail to plan you plan to fail.”  Ponder and reflect on that for a moment.  Think of the many ways we plan in our daily lives-from who is driving … Continue reading

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4 SIMPLE PHRASES THAT INSTANTLY EARN PEOPLE’S TRUST

by Susan Steinbrecher Project Aristotle is a recent Google study that was undertaken to understand why certain teams in their workplace thrived while others seemed to struggle. After studying hundreds of Google’s teams and analyzing years of data, the researchers behind Project Aristotle … Continue reading

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50 SHADES OF WASTE

by Frank Sonnenberg Does any of this waste sound familiar? Moving papers from one pile to another. Spending an hour to save a dollar. Hearing without listening. Requesting advice with no intention of acting on it. Starting many things without finishing … Continue reading

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10 TIPS FOR BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL SECOND HALF

by Bob Buford and Ken Blanchard What would you like to accomplish in the second half of your life? What do you value most? Here are some helpful tips for shifting into a successful second half. There’s a seismic shift happening across the … Continue reading

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THE BEST WAY TO HANDLE COMPLAINTS AND SUGGESTIONS

by Matt Norman, Dale Carnegie Three guys walked into a bar: a partner from a well-respected accounting firm, the general manager of a local retail store, and me. When the partner complained to the general manager, “It seems like your store … Continue reading

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HOW TO RETAIN EMPLOYEES BY TRANSFORMING FEEDBACK INTO LEARNING

by Dr. Jan Hoistad Sociologists and marketers tell us that Millennials are a fun-seeking, forward-thinking, and fearless bunch. They’re willing to tackle any project at any hour of the day if they find it interesting. That’s the vibrant upside. But as … Continue reading

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WHO ARE YOU?

by Brad Lantz, Inner Circle Twin Cities An entrepreneur is someone who masterminds, oversees, and accepts the risks of a business or initiative. Entrepreneurship is the process of starting a business or other organization. The entrepreneur develops a business model, acquires the human … Continue reading

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WORKING IN, NOT ON THE BUSINESS

by Brad Lantz, Inner Circle Twin Cities The following is the third post on Is Your Business Helping You to Lead a Richer Life? It falls under the category of discovering and maximizing Who You Are. One of most common malaise of being … Continue reading

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