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Smart Goals
Stop Doing S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Let's ditch S.M.A.R.T. goals. They infect us with mediocrity. Watch out for the real zombies in life. Learn how to set new goals that drive success in business and life. WARNING: Don't watch this unless you want to be challenged!

Blaming Others
How to Stop Blaming Others

Where we are in life is directly caused by the decisions and actions of our past. Each decision, large and small, creates our current reality. We can easily blame others by not owning our decisions. However, blaming others does not help us. Blame becomes the excuse and we are stuck. Freedom from blame is the most powerful reality in life. We are liberated by the choices we make for the future.

Stop being average
How to Stop Being Average (in 2020)

Is being average, ordinary, or common unethical? How are you showing up in life? How are you showing up for your family? How are you showing up for your health? How are you showing up spiritually? How are you showing up professionally? Where is mediocrity showing up in your life?

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Do Your Supervisors Stink?

I am convinced that most people know the basics of good supervision when they see it or are asked to describe it. Something is causing normal people to become horrible supervisors.

3 types of people
3 Types of People In Your Company

In a typical organization, three distinctive individuals can be identified based on activity, attitude, and contribution to the collective work. These individuals rarely identify themselves as one or another, yet all three persist in most organizations. They do not wear tee shirts for identification yet you will recognize each of them once you read a description.

Good supervisors
How To Have Good Supervisors

How to have good supervisors is the challenge facing many organizations. Previous generations would tolerate bad supervisors because they were raised to be loyal and not move from job to job. Today’s workers do not share this belief.

How to Improve Attendance at Work

Discover how to improve attendance at work. Paying dues or ritualistic hazing will not improve attendance or retention. Today’s workers must be challenged, or they become bored.

What Prevents Success
What Prevents Excellence?

What prevents excellence? This will focus on some common reasons we lose the drive toward excellence. Your team can certainly reach break-through by addressing these individually and collectively.

toxic manager
What Is A Toxic Manager?

A toxic environment created by a poor manager can have a dramatic impact on organizational performance. Toxic managers poison the environment and limit the success of talented individuals on any team.

How to Fire
How To Fire Someone

Learning how to fire someone is a skill that can be learned. Follow these steps and you will do it like a professional.

Helicopter parent
What is Helicopter Parenting?

“Helicopter parenting,” can range from scheduling a play date for a four-year old to writing college admissions essays in the hopes the child gets into the best college. Helicopter parent is a term for a person who pays extremely close attention to his or her child or children.

employer of choice
How to be the Employer of Choice

Why should I work for you? Learning how to become the employer of choice can be challenging. Just like the baby boomers before, the younger workforce will have a significant impact on the workplace. First, not all millennials are the same and many consider themselves different from each other.