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Our next post will be about using WHY to learn and grow. follows May 22 post Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2013 at Manage2Succeed
“Why” is such an important concept. It is the basis of both learning AND motivation. This post will focus on the importance of the motivation side of why. Do you love what you do? If not, why not? Can you think of a time when you did love what you... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2013 at Manage2Succeed
What is the most effective way to manage people? This deceptively simple question has baffled, intrigued and inspired business executives since the concept of employment originated. Dusty bookshelves are lined with endless copies of the latest management theories, some serious attempts at finding the answer; others little more than repackaged... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2013 at Manage2Succeed
I Am Habit I am your constant companion. I am your greatest helper or your heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down to failure. I am completely at your command. Half the things you do, you might just as well turn over to me, and I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2013 at Manage2Succeed
We are about to begin the first full week of 2013. This is a prime time for planning direction, setting goals, and determining how to successfully take action to obtain results. Here is a New Year’s Checklist. This works for organizations of all types and sizes – public and private,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2013 at Manage2Succeed
What do you think: are great leaders born or did they develop into the role? I believe they are developed, and their development happens over time through formal and informal coaching and mentorship, training and through deliberate introspection and self-improvement. Great leaders have many traits, but there are two which... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
We all know about New Year’s Resolutions. Did you make some this year? Most of us do. Do you remember yours? Have you accomplished them? We all also know that most New Year’s Resolutions, however strong our intentions, are sometimes started, but usually not completed. So we make them again... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
How to Effectively Use LinkedIn for Your Job and Career. The Treer Group is offering a free basic LinkedIn training session on June 21, 2012, from 10:00 – noon at the Manheim Township Public Library. Janet Treer, President of The Treer Group will lead the training. Please click here to... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
Know Yourself, Be Yourself According to an exhaustive, seven-year study by Innermetrix, the most successful people share two characteristics: self-awareness and authenticity. The average person is between 50% and 60% self-aware and authentic, while highly successful people reach the 89% to 91% level. These are traits that can be improved... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
Effectively developing managers and other leaders in an organization is a key to improving performance and achieving greater business and individual success. Traditional training methods often fall short of expectations because participants have a low retention rate. After just 2 days, only 25% of the material is typically retained. A... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
Proactive management solves problems before they become big. If you are like most leaders, you don't look for trouble. But maybe you should. With the pressure and over-commitment executives and managers contend with every day, few are anxious to find additional problems to solve. Many issues do not get attention... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
Over the past few months, encouraging economic reports have suggested that we probably have turned the corner and things are getting better. This may or may not be true for your company. Regardless, it is important to be aware that your employees are hearing the positive financial news, too, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
It’s likely that you use a metric-based evaluation system when reviewing your employees. (If you don’t, you really should.) But what about when you are hiring new staff or are considering promotions? There are excellent personality assessment tools available that can predict how successful an individual will be in a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
When you walk into a business that has a positive, vibrant work environment you can feel it. You enjoy your experience, and you want to do business with them again. You may also wonder how you can create the same kind of atmosphere in your company or organization. Like most... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) published a research study that identifies four key leadership skills that executives, managers and supervisors will need to succeed in the future. It also revealed that today’s leaders fall significantly short in these areas. Having the right skills is crucially important as we enter... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
The number of employees who have a very strong sense of loyalty to their employers has significantly dropped since 2008 when the economy did a nose dive. It’s under 50% now. Only 33% of workers think their employers have a very strong sense of loyalty to them. A stunning 60%... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
According to research, up to 90% of New Year’s resolutions are not kept. Work-related resolutions – or goals – have higher success rates, but there is clearly room for improvement. Here are eight steps you can take to improve your follow through in 2012: Identify the problem to be solved.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Manage2Succeed
Every so often it is the somple things that help to move us forward. Often, we already know these things, but don't think about them. Recently, most of us have been thinking about economic recovery and wondering when it will truly take hold - for the country and the world,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at Manage2Succeed
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While it may not be immediately apparent, there is a sliver of a silver lining to the dismal employment market we are enduring. Through no choice of their own, countless people are taking a good look at their careers, reevaluating where they are and giving serious consideration to where they... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2011 at Manage2Succeed
Many people ask me what I do as a coach. This is an understandable question since the profession is growing, but not well understood by many. 100% of Fortune 500 CEOs have a coach. To some this means that coaches are for big companies only, but nothing could be further... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2011 at Manage2Succeed
For most businesses, managers and executives, the past couple of years have been exceedingly challenging, to say the least. The difficult economy, weak consumer and investor confidence and debilitating burnout, have taken a costly toll. To weather the storm, many businesspeople have hunkered down in survival mode. This is understandable,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2011 at Manage2Succeed
According to a lot of research, you are. I think it was stated very well in a recent Harvard Business Review article: "Your behavior can energize - or deflate - your entire organization through mood contagion. For example, if you laugh often and set an easygoing tone, you'll trigger similar... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2010 at Manage2Succeed
For most businesses, managers and executives, the past couple of years have been exceedingly challenging, to say the least. The difficult economy, weak consumer and investor confidence and debilitating burnout, have taken a costly toll. To weather the storm, many businesspeople have hunkered down in survival mode. This is understandable,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2010 at Manage2Succeed
Welcome to my new blog. I've been posting discussions about effective management and successful organizations in other places for a long time, and now I'm excited to do so here. The focus of this blog will primarily be on how to achieve long-lasting change that enables companies, organizations and individuals... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2010 at Manage2Succeed
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