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shift your perspective

When you shift your perspective, you can change your reality

I was reminded recently of the importance of being able to shift your perspective as a leader, and a parable about six blind men and an elephant that I first heard when I was a child came to mind. This

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leading from a distance

If you’re leading from a distance, you need to shift your leadership focus

Today’s blog post continues with our video series on the challenges that come with leading from a distance, and how to get past them.  My tip today is to shift your leadership focus from effort (or process) to outcomes (or

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achieve objectives

If you want to achieve objectives, you need to set goals

One of your primary responsibilities as a leader is to achieve objectives, to get things done, to make progress towards established targets.  Establishing targets is key.  If you don’t set and articulate goals, you are leaving progress to hope and

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virtual team

Your virtual team must have some common working hours

Today’s video blog post is Strategy #5 in our series on what you can do to better lead your hybrid or virtual team.  Back in Strategy #1, I told you that one of four specific areas you should focus on

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leading a virtual team

Leading a virtual team? Then prioritize as a team

We are now up to Strategy #4 in our continuing video series on leading a virtual team (or a hybrid team).  You may recall that back in Strategy #1 in this series, I talked about how it was important to

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workplace trust

Workplace trust – a critical skill for a leader

For today’s blog post, I’m dusting off a Mega Minute that I wrote almost 13 years ago, back in April 2008.  It is about the importance for leaders to place trust in their employees.  What brought this topic of workplace

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