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Let’s get back to the basics of team building. Why is it important again? Truth is, it isn’t just important, some would argue it is everything!  Employees are a business’s most valuable asset. As a business owner, you should recognize their importance, find ways to connect with your...

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Are You Too Responsible?

August 02, 2022

We define work teams as people who work together to achieve a central goal, which suggests that everyone puts in the same effort. But we all know the workload balance often shifts among team members. Some may take on more responsibility than is reasonable or expected and risk creating an unhealthy...

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Many leaders struggle to single-handedly create a culture where employees are empowered both to speak up with ideas and to see them through. But employee perspectives are crucial for retention and innovation. Based on research, authors have identified several tactics leaders and their teams can use...

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No one wants to be told they’re performing poorly, but it does happen for legitimate reasons. But what if you haven’t done any of those things and are still being told you’re not meeting expectations? Being labeled a poor performer can negatively impact your reputation within your company,...

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When Is Humor Helpful?

May 02, 2022

Humor can be an effective communication device. It can help convey that people are trying to empathize, be compassionate, are trying to be helpful, attentive, and more. However, if humor is used in a flippant or sarcastic fashion, it can accentuate negative perceptions. If you’re confused as...

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Workers attend a lot of meetings. The question is: Should this meeting be an email? Let’s consider the downsides of having too many meetings — and ways that you can start to cut back meetings in order to increase productivity.  Here’s what it’s like to enter the Twilight Zone of...

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How can we get our teams working together in the best way? Creating or maintaining a dynamic and engaged company culture should be at the top of your list for 2022. After all, your team is the core of your business! Our good friends over at Coastline Travel have a great idea to enhance your,...

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What better way to start 2022 than by setting New Year’s resolutions for your leadership in support of your team? These kinds of goals offer a stellar opportunity for making change and improvement – or can just serve as a good reminder of some tools solid leadership can enact. Check out some...

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What clients say about us

Thank you, Linda, once again for your consulting support, you have certainly helped me maneuver through this difficult team situation.  I appreciate your sincerity, candid feedback, and guidance.  I have partnered with other great leadership companies in the past to help me deal with challenging situations and without a doubt, you are amazing!

Carlos Covarrubias Vice President, Business Technology Connection Enterprise Solutions

Today’s seminar on Emotional Intelligence was outstanding! Everyone was very engaged and we all learned from the topics discussed during your presentation. Attendees provided rave reviews on the feedback forms. Linda, I look forward to future seminars and to continue to drive employee engagement at Connection.

Grisell Martinez, PHR, SHRM-CP Director – Human Resources Connection Enterprise Solutions

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