Leader to Leader

with Terry Siebert

08/11/14

How to use praise and encouragement to improve employee performance

As I am sure many of you know, there often comes a time in a career when a person is having difficulty hitting his or her required targets. Or worse yet, he or she is put on a performance improvement plan (PIP). This is certainly not a situation anyone wants to be in. However, it does happen. After repeated warnings, coaching, and follow-up, the individual is just not performing up to the required standards.

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07/07/14

25 thoughts about business, selling, and success (part 2)

In last month’s blog, we reviewed the first 13 of 25 thoughts based on the experience of my colleague from Toronto, Kevin Crone. Here are the final 12 insights from Kevin.

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06/02/14

25 thoughts about business, selling, and success (part 1)

This month’s blog comes from the insights of Kevin Crone, my colleague in Toronto. Kevin is in the habit of getting business owners and leaders to think strategically about their future.

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04/14/14

Why bosses are crucial to employee engagement

Last year Dale Carnegie Training asked MSW Research to undertake a benchmark, nationwide, cross-industry study of 1,500 employees to explore engagement in the workplace. The study discovered that among the multiple factors affecting employee engagement, a manager’s personal relationship with his or her direct reports is the single most influential. What follows are some of the conclusions that can be drawn from the study.

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03/17/14

How attitude changes everything

Dale Carnegie once said that attitudes are extremely contagious, and not a day goes by when I do not see this truth in action. My guess is that you know certain people who light up a room when they come in. They always seem to be the bearer of good news. They always have a smile on their face. They are interested in other people. They are positive leaders whom people want to follow.

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Known for his Dale Carnegie training expertise, Terry Siebert is writing to inspire leaders to reach their greatest potential. Leadership, today more than ever, may mean the difference between closing the doors or opening new markets. Every month, he'll post help with mindset, business tools and more.

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