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Crisis Management: How to Calmly Lead Your Team

BP, Tiger Woods, Chilean miners and Goldman Sachs have something in common—they’ve endured a crisis that made headlines. While your company may not be in the spotlight, it’s never too small to face a crisis that can affect your business results, your customer relationships and the effectiveness of your team. Whether you are facing an … Continue reading Crisis Management: How to Calmly Lead Your Team

Players or Pretenders: Which do you have on your team?

I recently came across the following quote by leadership expert, John C. Maxwell: In every organization there are those people who would rather act the part than do their part. I’ve classified these people as pretenders. Pretenders can slow an organization down, steal momentum, and damage relationships in an organization. They live for themselves. When … Continue reading Players or Pretenders: Which do you have on your team?