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Terry McKenna
Kure Beach, NC
Helping organizations & individuals realize their potential
Interests: Beach, Travel, Working out, Reading, Personal Development, Pittsburgh Steelers
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With consistent training you can put higher standards into place and raise the bar of performance for your employees. #training #traininganddevelopment Continue reading
Without continuous follow-up, very little sticks from a one-shot training program. #training #traininganddevelopment Continue reading
If you don't train, you can't expect people to get to the next level. That's why most companies have to continually waste time addressing the same issues and problems over and over again. And that's costly, on many levels. #training #traininganddevelopment Continue reading
Sam is told to watch Amy for 2-days. and then he will be ready to do things himself. There is no formal training program. Just watch and learn. If Amy has a bad day, a bad attitude, or bad habits, Sam might think these are acceptable. This is the worst... Continue reading
When your employees confront any situation, they're in one of two categories. Either you've addressed the situation and trained them, and they have the information and skills they need to deal with it, or you haven't addressed it or trained them, and they're going to be guessing. What category would... Continue reading
So many company strategies, in a nutshell, are: "We're going to do a ton better next year by doing the same things we did this year, or maybe just a little more." #strategy Continue reading
It's easy to become dulled to danger when everything is working. #personaldevelopment Continue reading
"Great creative minds think like artists but work like accountants." -David Brooks, New York Times #creativity #innovation Continue reading
A golf instructor won't help much by telling you: "Don't slice." He must give you something positive that you can actually do to solve the problem. #leadership Continue reading
There is no losing in Jiu-jitsu. You either win or learn. You can apply this same attitude to any challenge you take on. You either win or learn. The choice is yours! #personaldevelopment #selfimprovement Continue reading
Instead of carrying that baggage around in our heads or hearts, put it down on paper. Instead of letting racing thoughts run unchecked or leaving half-baked assumptions unquestioned, force yourself to write and examine them. Putting your thinking down on paper lets you see it from a distance. It gives... Continue reading
Visionary business leaders including Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos, all have one thing in common - they think about possibilities not limitation. They're not concerned with obstacles. They're focused on opportunities. What are the opportunities in your life? #personaldevelopment Continue reading
Sometimes the tone from the top makes all the difference. #leadership Continue reading
A McKinsey & Company survey found that organizations that make decisions quickly are twice as likely as slow decision makers to make high-quality decisions. Organizations that consistently make fast decision are more likely to outperform their peers. #corporateculture #decisionmaking Continue reading
Data isn't simply about reporting what is happening in the business or answering a business question. Data is the business. #data #corporateculture Continue reading
Culture can't just exist in slogans painted on the walls or in catchy email signature lines. For culture to be real, it must be lived through everyday behaviors. #culture Continue reading
Don't believe everything that you think. #personaldevelopment Continue reading
You rarely see Step 2 until you've completed Step 1. You need to take the first step forward. There's no other way. You need to take action in the direction of your goals, and then trust that the next steps will revel themselves along the way. #goals #personaldevelopment Continue reading
Sooner or later, something fundamental in your business world will change. The only question is will you be ready for it? #change #changemanagement Continue reading
How does your company uncover what your customers perceive to be inconvenient or a hassle about your product or service? Are you aware of these inconveniences? #customerservice Continue reading
What BS excuses do you tell yourself for not going after whatever it is you want? #goals #personaldevelopment Continue reading
Instead of changing with the times, make it a habit of changing just a little bit ahead of the times. #change Continue reading
Execution is often where strategies go to die. #strategy #strategicintent Continue reading