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a monthly basis we publish new articles that are distributed
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Yes! To Opportunity And Change Your Life©
What are you afraid of? What opportunity have you turned down
that might have led to more skills, confidence and visibility?
Take the chance on yourself and say "YES!" to the next opportunity!
If someone stole your car, you would report it to the police.
If someone steals your time, it's not even a misdemeanor! Here's
how some extremely successful people "get it all done" and have
time for vacations, trips, and golf!
Bravery - From Wimp To Winner, One Day At A Time©
Successful executives know that it takes courage to speak up,
challenge the status quo, face criticism, stand your ground. Bravery
skills can be learned, with conscious effort - and it is well
worth the time expended.
Listen, and Learn©
We hear many complaints from corporate foodservice executives
about employee issues. Extremely successful executives don't seem
to have that problem. What is the difference? It's not what they
say...it's what you hear!
A pattern that clearly marks the difference between highly
successful executives and those stuck at lower levels is the broad
network of contacts senior executives have, and the ability to
call on these people for help.
On Investment - It's More Than A Numbers Game ©
Examining ROI is a cornerstone of strategic thinking and decision-making.
Let's look at a breakdown of the core process and examine the
utilization of the ROI concept.
Power Of A Business Case©
Everyone in the foodservice world, from the CEO on down, creates
a business case when presenting an idea or making a request. Successful
executives understand the structure and pattern of business cases,
do their homework, and stay focused on the benefit to their audience.
Foodservice executives are busier than ever, many working
twelve-hour days. Studies show, however, that the most effective
executives can go home at 5:00 p.m. This case study shows how
time and interruptions can be mastered.
Perks Wisely - Why Recognition Is The Best Team-Builder ©
We describe how you can create a major marketing coup within
your company and create a whole new level of relationship with
your employees. It isn't expensive or difficult to do - it just
takes awareness of people and what they need.
Tips For Powerful Meetings©
Make major changes in your office - shorten and focus your
meetings, get rid of non-productive time, and leave work at the
end of the day feeling that you've accomplished what you set out
Tips To Tap Your Creativity©
As coaches who work with successful creative people, we often
discuss the creative process and how to get past the mental blocks
we all suffer on occasion. These are just a few of the ideas flowing
from our discussions.
Is Optional - How Judgment Causes Pain©
The words we use to label people and situations either open
doors to solutions, or shut off all avenues of escape. Which will
A Team - Playing In Harmony©
Great CEOs are clear on two things: The performance styles
required by each position, and the core behavior style of the
individual who will fill it. They help their team understand this
and blend their behavioral styles to produce the best results.
The Initiative - Putting The Bounce Back Into Your Career©
Some people advance rapidly through their company, receiving recognition
and reward. Others work equally hard, but don't receive these
benefits. What is the difference?
Your Team's Initiative - Set Their Thinking Free!©
Great CEOs know two things. Assembling a diverse and talented
team can provide ideas that lead to tremendous opportunity and
company growth. However, your team will not feel free to speak
up until you have created a "safe" place, free of the spector
of condemnation or judgment.
Tips For Reclaiming Your Life©
In the foodservice world, overwhelm and procrastination are closely
connected. These techniques for handling your ever-growing "to-do" lists produce awesome results!
Can Office Snubs Cause You Stress?©
Negative messages, subtle put-downs, and sarcastic tones cause
people to feel unvalued, sap motivation, and damage productivity.
Learn how a powerful technique can improve your team's morale
Your Creativity And Problem Solving Skills©
As business coaches who work with successful foodservice executives,
we discuss creativity and our top twelve tips for getting past
the mental blocks we all suffer on occasion.
Pace Of Success - Does It Matter?©
As a leader within your foodservice company, you can certainly
recognize the diversity of behavioral styles of those on your
team and you know how this impacts your bottom line. This month
we discuss the style of steadiness and pace, and how to recognize
and nurture this in your team.
Trade The Good For The Great!
- The Delicious Dilemma Of Decision-Making©
A mistake many business owners and managers make is to be distracted by the glitter of a new “opportunity”, without thinking about how it fits into their immediate priorities and long-term vision and business plan.
When You Stop Making Excuses, "Miracles" Happen! ©
When we play the "Blame Game", we put on our blinders. We say we don't have enough money...time...resources to do the job. It's time to put this aside, and take charge of your life!
Outcome-Based Conversations ©
Take a familiar strategy and apply it to every conversation you have in your business world, and get your players working in harmony, every time.
Blind Spots - If You Don't Check Your Mirrors, You're Going To Crash... ©
In driving, the “blind spot” is an area you can’t see.
We also have blind spots in our lives and businesses, and these cause all sorts of trouble...until we learn to look for them.
Mind Mapping - The Secret Weapon ©
In order to deliver results, it's important to see all the possibilities, and Mind Maps give you that ability, and the competitive edge.
Slow Down To Speed Up! How The Right Action Can Make You Go Faster
you are always in motion, but sometimes it feels like you are spinning your wheels instead of moving forward. Great leaders go back to the basics, following these simple steps...
The Power of Superman's Cape ©
Take off your disguise, stand tall, and fearlessly show your strengths and leverage your Brilliance.
Are You A Team Player? ©
Prima donnas don't win championships, teamwork does. Whether you are a CEO, mid-level executive, or solo entrepreneur, your skill in working with other people will determine your future.
Play To The Strengths Of Your Employees and Watch The Conflict Go Away
What do the people on your team want? When team members complain that something "isn't fair", this is usually a sign that they aren’t getting enough attention, recognition, respect. Take these steps and watch your team blossom.