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Are Quiet Leaders Effective?

Are Quiet Leaders effective? Absolutely but…..there’s always a but isn’t there? One of my favorite mentors was a quiet leader, and also the person I learned the most from. He was highly intelligent, spoke with a quiet authority, and was open and honest. He was well respected by his employees and was the type of… Read More »Are Quiet Leaders Effective?

Steps for Getting a Mortgage

Buying your first home is a big event in your life. It is likely your most significant purchase and it involves a lot of time and many decisions.  This brief article, and related posts, help you prepare for each step in the financing process. Your First Home-Know the Costs and 6 Reasons to have your… Read More »Steps for Getting a Mortgage

You Get What You Tolerate

Tolerance. It’s something you do without thinking. You put up with or ignore things. You’re busy, have multiple priorities, maybe avoiding something, perhaps tired of asking. The problem is, when you tolerate something, you’re stamping it with a seal of approval. Do you ever ask an employee to do something and it doesn’t get done?… Read More »You Get What You Tolerate

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Feedback is a Gift

Feedback is a gift? Chocolate, diamonds, flowers, those are gifts!  Feedback is just words.Actually, feedback is one of the most important (and inexpensive) gifts that you can give your employees so that they know you appreciate them and care about their success.  Feedback provides tons of mini-moments of recognition, coaching, advice, training and affirmation. Have… Read More »Feedback is a Gift