Empowering Virtual Teams

Empowering Teams who do not interact with each other in a daily physical space can be challenging at times but definitely not impossible. Think about how many long term love relationships have been formed virtually and begin thinking about what kinds of things they...

Assertiveness vs Aggressiveness vs Passivity

Assertiveness is the balance between Aggressiveness and Passivity and is a characteristic of someone who is Emotionally Intelligent. When you are assertive, you are able to state your point of view in a way that is clear and direct, while still respecting others....

5 Keys to Communicating Under Pressure

What do you do when faced with an irate customer, an intense discussion with the boss, an unexpected confrontation or even a job interview? For all of us, the idea of communicating under pressure is never something we look forward to and often, just the idea of it can...

Ten Keys to Impart the Vision

VIDEO - The Power of Vision Written by Michelle L Steffes, CPS, CPLC, IPV Consulting A recent study was done on 50,000 employees to discover the association of vision and how it affects employee performance and engagement. Statistically, where the vision was not...

How Do We Turn On the Switch to High Performance

Influential leadership and high performance results from the efforts we make consistently to empower those we influence as well as ourselves as leaders. Gallup Poll reports there are 6 Benefits to a Highly Engaged and Empowered Atmosphere:  37% Higher Retention 37%...

The Brain Science Behind Habits

Published on January 5, 2017 Your subconscious mind constitutes 90% of your daily decisions, actions, feelings, and beliefs. It is 30,000 times more powerful than your conscious mind. Over the course of your lifetime, many ideas, thoughts, beliefs and skills have...

Live Intentionally and Leave a Legacy

Published on November 14, 2016 Do your professional and personal habits or choices agree with the Legacy you want to become? Each of us has 1,440 minutes in a day. What if every moment was worth a valuable gold coin? What if the whole of your worth was summed up in...

5 Steps to Cure Disunity & Build Stronger Teams 

As leaders, how do we destroy the barriers that turn coworkers into competitors? Read on to learn simple steps that will create a new atmosphere within the workplace tearing down silos, turf wars and politics to produce a “safe place” for positive morale to breed....

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