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Category: achieving objectives

team results

What does it (really) take to achieve team results?

I am often asked what it takes to achieve success in a team.  You know, so that work gets done, the product or service gets delivered, and checkmarks can get put next to all the items on the team results

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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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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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work-life blend

Seek work-life BLEND instead of work-life BALANCE

Today’s post is our final installment in our series on productivity tools for leaders.  We’ve been running this video series all year, hard to believe that this is our last one!  Don’t worry, we’ll start another series early next year,

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more productive

Establish weekly one-on-one meetings to become more productive

I’m back today on the blog with another tool to not only help you be more productive and efficient in your leadership role, but also, as an unexpected bonus, support and motivate your staff to higher performance.  Today’s tip in

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The compelling case for “good enough”

Is “good enough” good enough? Several years ago, I wrote a column suggesting there are certain situations in which it is better to deliver work that is less than perfect. It resulted in an angry e-mail from a reader, aghast

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