8 Things To Motivate Your Team

By Dave Oakes

Here are 8 things you can do to motivate your team:Look in the mirror.Are you waking up with enthusiasm and excitement about your work? Have you set goals for yourself and your team? Or are you just punching a time clock like the rest of them and its all you can do to not fall asleep with boredom or scream out loud with frustration. What do you need to become more excited and enthused? If yo

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5 Tools In Every Great Leaders Tool,Box

By Dave Oakes

Five Tools in Every Great Leader’s Tool Box In The Leadership Challenge James Kouzes and Barry Posner feature five Practices of Exemplary Leadership.1. Modeling the wayYour title is taken for granted, but the primary way you get the respect of others is through your behavior. 2. Inspiring a shared visionEffective leaders are able to form pictures of what the

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Be A Role Model

By Dave Oakes

Be A Role Model- POWERFUL MESSAGEExample is perhaps the most powerful leadership action. When employees hear their managers asking their people to forgo pay raises to help the company in bad times, yet see those same managers lining their own pockets with pension benefits that are not available to all employees, it leaves a bad taste. When a leader says one thing and does another, employees im

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Everyone is Angry! Using Community Mediation Principles in Everyday Relationships

By Rochelle Howard

As 2018 closes, we are left with a year filled with continual divisiveness, confrontation, us versus them, and overall uncomfortableness in our country’s shoes. This discontent has been cited or talked about in almost every forum, from memes of political figures, to national newspaper articles, to twitter and LinkedIn posts enraging the flames or gasping for civility.In January

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Discipline is a Myth

By Fergus Connolly

Self-discipline and self-confidence exist. Discipline and confidence however cannot be given or imposed. The great All Black Tana Umaga had just begun his coaching career and when he called me to talk about coaching methods.I used the opportunity to ask him a question: How did the All Blacks install a disciplined game plan and yet still allow players to express themselves?

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Functional Leaders Drive Profits

By Gina Soleil

Excerpts from Chapter 1Principle #1 Functional Leaders Drive Profits We often hear people making jokes about being “dysfunctional.” I’ve yet to meet a person who says they come from a “functional” family, and the influx of reality TV provides a whole new model of dysfunction being played out for future generations. Watching dysfunctional behavior on our

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TRUST CURVE

By Gina Soleil

Continued Excerpts from Chapter 5Principle #5 Freedom Turns Ideas and vision Into Reality  The Trust CurveTrust is being able to express yourself freely, openly and without hesitation, because you feel protected and safe from having to experience shame, physical harm, hurt or guilt. Now think about the people in your life. Using this definition of trust, where do people in your

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Triple Your Coins

By WendyY Bailey

According to the Urban Dictionary, coins are also known as, cheddar, bankroll, cabbage, clams, funds and money. Of course, there are other names but that’s a few of my favorites. I laughed out loud when I read the exhaustive list of possibilities!Coins are what we work toward when we’re focused on cash flow, profitability and next level financial success. I call it income acce

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Your Personalized Profitability Plan

By WendyY Bailey

Creating a Personalized Profitability Plan guarantees income acceleration and boosts bottom line profits.That’s why I encourage my clients to create income goals to include multiple streams of active and passive income sources. It’s one of the first places we focus on to drive income acceleration and boost bottom line profits. Then, we work on clarifying very specific details to cr

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Do you have THE Income Acceleration Roadmap?

By WendyY Bailey

When I was growing up I remember traveling on road trips with my family. We didn’t have smart phones or GPS at the time so we used a paper roadmap to be sure we were going in the right direction. The roadmap also ensured we were taking the shortest and most direct path to get to our destination.From Macon, Georgia (where I grew up) to parts of Florida, the Carolinas and more places, my p

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