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7 Habits to Take Your Workplace Culture to New HEIGHTS

By Elizabeth McCormick “Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.”—Vince Lombardi Your beliefs dictate your behavior and your behaviors create habits that determine your destination. You’re either going towards greatness or obscurity; there is no neutrality to your momentum. So, where are your habits taking you? Leading your organization towards a specific destination or […]

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Top Ten Tips to Lift Your Leadership

By Elizabeth McCormick Good leaders are hard to find, and great leaders are even more elusive. Whether there’s a team reporting to you or not, you have the ability to lift your leadership, your level of respect with your peers while also improving your capacity for greater leadership opportunities. To enhance your own abilities as […]

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Avoid Leadership Pitfalls: Direction Versus Speed

On a Fast Train to the Wrong Destination? By Elizabeth McCormick Have you ever had a day where your wheels spin a bit slower? Have you noticed your team not putting the usual miles in at the office? Could it be burnout? The need for a vacation? Or is there something more underlying the malaise? […]

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Be a Force Multiplier

Accomplishing More with Existing Resources By Elizabeth McCormick The U.S. Department of Defense defines “force multiplier” as a capability added or employed by a combat group that significantly improves their combat potential, enhancing mission success probability. A force multiplier could be anything from new weapons technology to fresh food in the mess hall; anything that […]

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Practice Makes Perfect? Busting the Myth

By Elizabeth McCormick Sometimes, there’s nothing worse than having it all figured out. You’re doing it day in and day out, and have been doing it for so long now that it’s second nature. You don’t even have to think about the mechanics of it. You know the phrases. “I can do this in my […]

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Mastering the Mastermind

Making the Most of Cross-Mentoring Groups By Elizabeth McCormick The mastermind concept came from an admirer of industrialist Andrew Carnegie. Napoleon Hill described the idea in his 1937 book, Think and Grow Rich, but the mastermind plan adapts to many forms of business networking, not just entrepreneurs, as originally foreseen. The principles of a mastermind […]

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Visual Flight Rules

The Challenge and Reward of Transparency Culture By Elizabeth McCormick Don’t incentivize employees with money. They don’t want it. Did you do a double-take? While the statement is a bit facetious, your workers expect fair compensation for the work they do, but it’s not the be-all and end-all of their motivation. In fact, it’s not […]

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Lead Your Employees to Soar, PILOT Them to Higher Levels

By Elizabeth McCormick Have you noticed that your employees or staff members seem stuck and unable to move upward? Do you have employees who sit in meetings like a plane stuck on the runway? Have you noticed that your employees don’t seem to be reaching for the sky? If you have noticed any of these […]