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How to Achieve Your Goals-part 2

How to Achieve Your Goals-part 2

In my first post of this five part series, I talked about the first step of the SMART goals framework. In today’s post, I’m talking about the 2nd step: M (Measurable). We’ve all heard the saying, you can’t manage what you don’t measure. Your goal has to be stated in a...

How to achieve your goals: Part 1

How to achieve your goals: Part 1

It’s hard to get where you’re going if you aren’t clear about where you’re going. Think about your GPS or something like Google Maps. If you just enter “New York”, but you really wanted to go to the Starbucks on 1st Avenue near 34th street, just entering “New York”...

Giving up to gain…

Giving up to gain…

On a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon recently, I found myself sitting at my table, paralyzed by my to-do list. I had just returned to my apartment after spending some time on Long Island taking care of my mother after surgery. While it was nice to be away and have...

Listening, employee engagement and the bottom line

Listening, employee engagement and the bottom line

“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” ~ Steve Jobs Now this guy was on to something. In the conversation with my friend I wrote about last week, we were talking about some of the...

Respect: A lesson in caring leadership and retention

Respect: A lesson in caring leadership and retention

I was talking with a good friend last week. He’s worked at his company for a little over five years now. He likes the people he works with in the various departments at the company and even likes the work. As he was saying both of those things, it still seemed...

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