There is a strong likelihood that your organization has a process in place for individual contributors to establish annual performance goals. My experience suggests that there is an equally strong possibility that your process falls a bit short. – Sometimes we overcomplicate things leaving employees feeling compelled to complete the process regardless of its value.…

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Use this simple tool to help you as you set your goals, put steps in place to make them happen, find a partner to help you along the way, and ensure that you track your progress. Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and global leadership consultant. Patrick is an Associate Professor…

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To flourish we must let go of things that hinder us. This means that we sometimes have to let of good things too. Perhaps even friends, mindsets, fears, and how we spend our time, money, and other resources. Sometimes our lives need a bit of pruning. What do you need to cut back on in…

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December is here and with it comes a flurry of activities. It’s easy to get swept up in the end-of-the-year frenzy. Frankly, left to my own devices, I’m likely to ring in the New Year with a twinge of disappointment, if I don’t accomplish a couple of goals. As I think about whether or not…

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Earlier this year, I wrote an article about Lucy Westlake and her dad (Rodney) climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. The post discussed the importance of winning and, more importantly, winning with others as opposed to winning at the expense of others. “Winning often begets winning, but winning is at its very best when you bring…

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Take a moment to reflect on your grand strategy for your team or organization. Seriously, take just a moment to sit back and focus on what you plan to accomplish. Arguably, that exercise has likely revealed that you are in one of three groups: Group #1: You found this to be a fairly simple exercise…

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