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The Importance of Powerful Positive Phrasing

There are many different things which can get in the way of employees acting on a message. And if you’re struggling with trying to get your employees to act on a message, you’ve reached the right place. Today, I’ll be

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If you lead a hybrid team, get better at online delivery

All year, I’ve been sharing video tips and strategies to be a better leader of your virtual or hybrid team.  Today is Strategy #20, our final tip in this video series.  And it is: to work on improving your online

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hybrid leadership

Don’t fall into this common hybrid leadership trap!

In today’s blog post, I have another tip in our ongoing video series about hybrid leadership.  Today’s strategy is to give equal “air time” to your virtual and onsite employees.  In other words, don’t fall into the common hybrid leadership

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leading a remote team

Leading a remote team becomes easier when you deliberately build personal relationships

Today’s video episode marks Strategy #15 in our series on leading a remote team.  Today’s tip is to deliberately get to know your employees at a personal level. Deliberately get to know your employees at a personal level Let me

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If you’re leading virtually, make it a point to be accessible to your staff

Today’s blog post is Strategy #13 in our ongoing video series on tips for leading virtually.  And today’s idea is to find ways to make yourself easily accessible to your staff. Make yourself accessible to your staff One of the

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good listening

What does good listening really mean?

On a recent visit to China, Merge learned something very interesting about the word “listen” as used in traditional Mandarin Chinese. She explains further.

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