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I Want to Be a Manager but Not Manage People
If you oversee or give guidance to another human being you are a manager. And it’s no easy feat to be an effective manager. By “effective” I mean your people are motivated, conflicts are handled quickly and directly, and everyone is giving their best. I’ve known intelligent, ambitious people who’ve decided to...
Learning Collaboratively Increases Your Knowledge Base Exponentially
I’ve been facilitating different programs and workshops at Priority Learning for over a year now, and participating for many more. I love the variety of people who come through the doors. There is never a dull moment and there is plenty of food to go around. I make it a...
Being A Coach: What's In It For You?
Why would someone want to become a coach? So often, when we think of the benefits of coaching, we tend to think in terms of what benefits the client receives. In truth, coaching is often a win-win situation for coaches and clients alike. Coaching can provide you with a unique opportunity...
Business Coaching: A Blueprint for Success
So often, the focus on the advantages of coaching centers on individual benefits - meeting a goal, overcoming an obstacle, discovering new opportunities. When coaching is part of a corporate strategy, these same benefits come together to enrich the organization as a whole. In a business environment, coaching is a powerful...
Coaching: What's In It For Clients?
One of the most common questions I hear from people who are thinking about working with a coach is "How will this benefit me?" To answer this, I want to cover two important topics: Why people choose to work with a coach How your coaching skills benefit others Why people choose...
Tips for Revitalizing the Excitement and Energy at Work
Remember when you started your job? You were excited to have been chosen amongst all the other applicants. Your search was over and you were excited, maybe a little nervous, about this new opportunity. You may have been eager to see what a difference you could make and prove...

The Leadership Maker

By Ralph Twombly

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  • Update to our Workshop Series

    Update to our Workshop Series

    Ralph, Craig, Mary and I are very excited to announce that we are changing our series from 5- to 8- day workshops to 10-day workshops within a year’s time and we plan to start in August of this year.

  • Increasing Meeting Participation

    Increasing Meeting Participation

    If you feel like your meetings are not productive enough because people won't or can participate, the people in your meetings are unprepared or after meeting conversation are bigger then the meeting itself, the problem might lie in your preparation.

  • Communications

    Communications

    Let’s be clear here about communication methods for leaders. Face-to-face communication is best. Not just best, it is best by a mile. A phone conversation is next best, but it is no substitute for face-to-face connection.

  • Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Perhaps it is time for a paradigm shift, a shift in how people think and learn about what is out there for career opportunities.

  • Delegation

    Delegation

    The final test of leadership is to leave behind men and women with the conviction, commitment and competency to carry on in your absence.

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