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[FLR] | Five Unexpected Leadership Resolutions You Should Make In 2018

Happy Friday,   It’s that time of the year again. Christmas has passed and we have all fixed our eyes forward on the new year. The theme of our thoughts turns to new beginnings and fresh starts.   For some of us those fresh starts go hand in hand with resolutions. We make a firm decision

It’s who you spend your time with that matters

Happy Friday,   As we head into the holidays, we have the time and space to think upon all of the things that truly matter in our lives: our families, friendships, careers, communities and all of the blessings we have received this past year.   The greatest gift we can give and receive is a generous heart and

[MMM] Fundamentals That Lead To Organizational Excellence (Needed more than you think)

Good Monday morning,   This week has been the week of winter baseball meetings for team executives. There have been plenty of trades and discussion around ways of shortening the game of baseball. In this era of social media it’s increasingly hard to keep the attention of sports fans.   On the more skills side of the game,

[FLR] | How to Ensure Your Employees Feel Heard

Happy Friday!   Leaders understand one of the key principles in engaging your team is the ability for them to have a voice at the table.   Not just a voice at the table, but a voice that is listened to and heard.    INC | How to Ensure Your Employees Feel Heard   Forbes | Leaders, Don’t Silence Your Team – Nurture Your

[MMM] | The Secret to Getting Things Done.

Good Monday morning,   One of my clients once shared with me that 10 years ago he had an idea about combining water and vitamins as a great way of killing two birds with one stone.   Sound familiar?   Have you ever had an idea and sat on it, only to see that product or service

[FLR] Learning from Leaders Who Take Time to Recharge

Happy Friday!   I’m too busy. You probably are too.   Regardless, you need to take time out of your schedule for you. You’re at your best as a leader when you are rested and able to give your team your all. For some that rest is a workout, and for others it’s a walk at

[MMM] The “Not So Secret, Secret” to Building Great Teams

Good Monday morning,   It’s so easy to paint leaders and the elements of leadership with the same broad strokes, but every great leader has their style. There is no “leadership mold” that you can squeeze yourself into. Your style, while shaped by external factors, will ultimately come from within yourself.   One of the key things

[FLR] | |The Emotionally Intelligent Manager’s Guide to Leading Remote Teams

Happy Friday!   Working remotely is something that has had to grow on me since I spent most of my professional career working in an office. Once I started our firm I wanted to create a more flexible model as we are a national organization.   It all started with economics. Why pay for a bunch of office

[MMM] | You Need a Playlist at Work – Everyone’s Doing It (And Why You Should…)

Do you dance at work? If your neurosurgeon did, would that make you nervous?   I’m not sure that Dr. Sunit Das dances his way through his neoursugeries at St. Michael’s Hospital, but music is an important part of his surgical routine.   Music creates a sense of a common language and community while making an environment less institutional.   Jessica

[FLR] | 7 Ways To Turn Around Your Bad Day In A Few Minutes

Happy Friday!   Bad days, good days…we’ve all had them. Our careers and our personal lives are full of ups and downs.   Learning to turn bad days into good days is a key leadership trait. Managing your team’s emotions is the smart way to get the best performance from your team.   According to Harvard Business Review,