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"The Optimal Motivation program helps everyone on the team to shift from a 'carrot and stick' approach to a holistic strategy that engages and aligns the head, the heart, and the hands. Leaders can shift their own thinking so that they themselves can experience the benefits of Optimal Motivation and to help their teams toward even higher levels of performance and job satisfaction." – Powder River Energy Corporation

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The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson
The New One Minute Manager

A new book—based on the timeless business classic—to help people succeed sooner in a rapidly changing world.

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Situational Leadership II  (The SLII Experience)

Situational Leadership II  (The SLII Experience)
Situational Leadership II (The SLII Experience)
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5 Keys to Creating a Customer Focused Organization

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On-Boarding New Leaders: A Developmental Approach

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Jul 04, 2015

I’ve received various letters asking about the wisdom of taking personal time off when work is crazy busy. So in honor of July 4th—a very important holiday for those in the U.S. that falls, sadly, on a Saturday this year—I have decided to devote this week’s post to the issue of vacation time. (Spoiler alert:…

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Jul 02, 2015

Providing feedback—especially less than positive feedback—is a task many managers dread.  But feedback is an essential part of providing the day-to-day coaching people need to succeed—especially in today’s fast-paced business environment where people at all levels are in a constant learning mode. In the new issue of Training Industry magazine best-selling business author Ken Blanchard…

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