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Making Encouragement Part of Your Company Culture

Making encouragement part of your company culture is beneficial on several levels. In order to do this, you must first understand that encouragement is the emotional fuel people need to do the things they are afraid to do. A mistake many managers too often make involves using negative comments, manipulation, and underhanded gestures to try to get others to do…

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The Important Role of the Leader

One of the most misunderstood concepts in our workplace is that leaders are managers. It is important to understand that a manager is someone who accounts for resources, organizes processes, and reports data to directors. On the contrary, a leader is someone who develops people into their full potential. While the manager may be focused on perfecting procedures and reporting…

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What’s Your “Why”?

A leader needs a vision in order to properly lead his or her team. Your vision is your mission, values, and purpose (MVP). In order to see your vision come to fruition, you will need to set goals as well. As a business, you will have many goals ranging from revenues and profits to customer service to production goals. Nonprofits…

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The Three Keys to Community

The are three major keys to building community in your business: 1. Support:  Helping your team members reach the goals and dreams they want to have. 2. Encouragement: Inspiring your team members to do the things they may be afraid to do. 3. Accountability: Providing feedback to your team members so they can become the person they need to be.…

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Leadership Is Essential for Building Community

In order to transform your organization, you’ll have to build a foundation on leadership. As leadership expert John Maxwell reminds us, “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” Before leaders are able to change their culture to create community in their organization, they must first learn to be better leaders. Leadership is effectively communicating your vision. Phenomenal leadership is creating a…

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