Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

4 Keys to Winning When You are an Underdog

At some point, we all find ourselves in the position of underdog with the odds stacked against us. It’s during those times that we can benefit for doing 4 key things. This tool explains each key through a series of questions designed to take you from underdog to top dog. Here’s a PDF tool that…

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How to Drop a Few Nonproductive Tasks

Use this flowchart to think through your habits and consider dropping a few nonproductive practices. As you complete each of the seven steps on the chart, simply check them off as complete. Here’s a PDF version to download and use. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my ideas…

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Resume Words that Work

If you are working on your resume, might we suggest you keep this tool handy?  It provides 172 resume words that work. Download a PDF version below. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my ideas are spot-on, many are works in progress, and, admittedly, others miss the mark.…

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6 Behaviors of a Successful Protégé

You found yourself a mentor; here’s how to ensure you are a successful protégé.  After all, it isn’t just a one-way street. It takes two to have a successful mentoring relationship.  Here’s a tool to get you started. Below is a downloadable version of the tool. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change…

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How to Leave an Effective Voicemail

Have you ever left a voicemail and thought to yourself, I wish I could do that again?  You don’t get a second chance to get it right, so use this handy checklist before you pick up the phone. Download a PDF of the tool below.   Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change…

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6 Ways to be Invaluable at Work

How well are you doing at making yourself invaluable at work? Here are six ways to get you there. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my ideas are spot-on, many are works in progress, and, admittedly, others miss the mark. That’s the nature of brainstorming and trying things.…

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5 Reasons to Craft Your Team’s Purpose Statement

Have you taken the time to craft a purpose statement for your team? If not, perhaps these 5 reasons to do it will get you moving in the right direction. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my ideas are spot-on, many are works in progress, and, admittedly, others…

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Understanding Your Core Competencies

Use this tool to get to thinking about your core competencies and the unique value that you bring to your work. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my ideas are spot-on, many are works in progress, and, admittedly, others miss the mark. That’s the nature of brainstorming and…

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5 Communication Choices of Great Leaders

Use this simple graphic tool to remind you of the 5 key communication choices you should make to be a more effective leader. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my ideas are spot-on, many are works in progress, and, admittedly, others miss the mark. That’s the nature of…

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