Yearly Archives: 2019

Recognition and Appreciation.  More is Better.

Recognition and Appreciation. More is Better.

Recognition and Appreciation: What’s the difference and Why It Matters  It is the season of gifts and celebrations, company parties and rewards. So now is the perfect time to talk about recognition/acknowledgment and appreciation. In my Leadership Development Course, we talk about this VERY important difference and that employees need you to offer both. Employees want to feel seen, heard,…

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When Hiring an Executive Coach Is NOT the Right Decision

When Hiring an Executive Coach Is NOT the Right Decision

Effective Executive Coaches are busy and in demand.  It goes without saying that it is desirable to hire a resource like this to positively impact your company.  As you can see from previous articles, I have filled pages advocating for Executive Coaching. But is coaching always the right decision for every executive?  According to an article in the Harvard Business…

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Spark Your Team’s Creativity with a Corporate Retreat in New Orleans.

Spark Your Team’s Creativity with a Corporate Retreat in New Orleans.

Why Have Your Corporate Retreat in New Orleans? From soup to nuts (or should I say gumbo to pralines?), New Orleans is an ideal spot for a corporate retreat. Innovation truly happens when employees can experience “slack” in their lives – both personal and professional.  A business retreat that combines professional development opportunities, time for real camaraderie with teammates, and “only…

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Meeting Facilitators and Why You Want to Hire One

Meeting Facilitators and Why You Want to Hire One

Make Meetings Count: Meeting Facilitators and Why You Want to Hire One “Successful organizations do not treat meetings as a necessary evil. Instead, they view them as a strategic resource and seek out ways to get the most from them.” – The Science and Fiction of Meetings Have you had enough stale meeting pastries and bad coffee to last you the…

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