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What Are You in the Business of? change management critical thinking employee engagement goals into habits how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life leadership development leadership skills mindset mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur mindset of greatness podcast vision

 What are you in the business of? (HINT: it's probably not the thing you think it is by itself).

It sounds like a simple question, but it's important to know and understand this answer. 

Let's start by saying it doesn't matter the industry or role you have within your company. It...

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What Kind of Difference Will You Make? confidence continuous improvement goals into habits how to bring a vision to life leadership skills mindset vision

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall

I love this quote!

It puts into perspective how we as leaders influence our businesses and organizations every day with every interaction and every decision. This...

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How to get unstuck to reach your goals critical thinking decision making how to bring a vision to life leadership skills mindset podcast problem solving productivity putting goals into action vision

To get started, let's check in with what you have to work with.

Do you have an idea of what you want to achieve or your vision set?

Check!

How about the bigger goals in between the details and the vision to create a bridge?

Check!

And have you identified all the steps - or as many as you can -...

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How to stay on track with your goals confidence critical thinking decision making goal setting how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life leadership development leadership skills mindset mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur podcast problem solving putting goals into action vision

 You’ve brainstormed and dreamed about new goals and new opportunities you want to achieve.

You’ve written them down and created a plan that you can’t wait to start.

Then slowly but surely, life starts to get in the way.

The actions you mapped out on your plan seem to be...

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Playdough Inspired Thinking change management employee engagement how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life leadership development leadership skills mindset mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur podcast vision

This idea was inspired by a recognition approach from one of the organizations I was in back in the corporate world. We awarded baby playdough - you know the little ones you find in a party pack - to individuals who suggested creative, out of the box ideas to move our overall big picture vision...

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How Do You Get To 10? change management confidence critical thinking decision making employee engagement how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life know your strengths leadership development leadership skills mindset of a leader podcast putting goals into action vision

 I had a college professor who explained during a lecture that there wasn't just one way to get somewhere. He said there was "the" way like there were many paths you could take to reach your vision or end goal and there was "thuh" way - meaning that there was only one way that would work...

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How to Look for the Positive change management confidence critical thinking goals into habits how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life leadership skills mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur problem solving productivity putting goals into action vision

It’s another day at the office, and it seems like everything that can go wrong has, and you are frustrated. Maybe it seems as though each time you complete an item on your action list, three new items are added. Or perhaps you can see delays in schedule or cost over runs and no sign of...

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Point of View and Leadership change management continuous improvement critical thinking decision making how to bring a vision to life leadership development leadership skills mindset mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur mindset of greatness podcast problem solving vision

When you think of point of view or POV as it relates to a book, it’s the perspective of the character and how the story is told. Are you coming from the main character’s vantage point or more of an observer and not knowing what’s happening with their inner thoughts?

Same can be...

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