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  • Blog: Manage The Chaos Of Adopting Change

    Blog: Manage The Chaos Of Adopting Change

    Two actions you can implement to keep your chaos to a minimum and have a short and shallow results curve during your period of change.

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  • Blog: 3 Things Every Leader Needs to Know About Trust, the No. 1 Leadership Competency

    Blog: 3 Things Every Leader Needs to Know About Trust, the No. 1 Leadership Competency

    In an era when trust is hard to come by — and more important than ever, as we work to solve vital and unprecedented problems — leaders at all levels need to understand three fundamental truths about trust:

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  • Video: Paradigms

    Video: Paradigms

    In this video from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People work session, Stephen R. Covey explains the significance of paradigms and how they affect the way we behave and the results we achieve.

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  • Video: 5 Essential Tips for Effective 1 on 1 Meetings

    Video: 5 Essential Tips for Effective 1 on 1 Meetings

    Rob Cahill Vice President, Passholder Experience and Services, shares 5 tips on how to how regular and effective 1-on-1s so you can surface issues, and develop your direct reports into the people they want to become.

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  • A 4-Ingredient Recipe for Leadership Success in 2021

    A 4-Ingredient Recipe for Leadership Success in 2021

    Jennifer Colosimo, president of the enterprise division at FranklinCovey, recently represented FranklinCovey in an article for Training Industry titled “A 4-Ingredient Recipe for Leadership Success in 2021.

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  • Blog: 6 Traits That Make New Leaders Great Leaders

    Blog: 6 Traits That Make New Leaders Great Leaders

    As you’re surveying your leadership bench strength, consider these traits of great leaders

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  • Blog: Are you a Strategic Leader of L&D?

    Blog: Are you a Strategic Leader of L&D?

    Wait, don’t answer that. As much as the term strategic is thrown around, it’s not a simple question. Nor is strategic leadership a one-time commitment you can add to your resume like a job certification.

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  • Leadership Tip:
Build Other Leaders

    Leadership Tip: Build Other Leaders

    One of the essential roles of leadership is to coach potential by unleashing the untapped talent and potential of others.

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  • Leadership Tip:
Demonstrate Humility

    Leadership Tip: Demonstrate Humility

    Has your lack of humility ever limited your perspective or lessened your influence as a leader? Would you even know if it had?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Reinforce What's Important

    Leadership Tip: Reinforce What's Important

    How do you reinforce what's most important?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Listen First

    Leadership Tip: Listen First

    When was the last time you listened to understand rather than to reply?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Model Work/Life Balance

    Leadership Tip: Model Work/Life Balance

    If paparazzi had followed you last week, would they have seen a balance of activities at work and outside of work? What’s the impact?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Place the Right People in the Right Roles

    Leadership Tip: Place the Right People in the Right Roles

    How many people on your team are in the right role? Do you need to make adjustments?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Make High-Value Decisions

    Leadership Tip: Make High-Value Decisions

    Do you dedicate your time to the activities that will yield the most impactful results on the organization and your team’s mission?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Talk Straight

    Leadership Tip: Talk Straight

    When was the last time you technically told the truth, but left a misleading impression?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Confront Bad Behavior

    Leadership Tip: Confront Bad Behavior

    Difficult behaviors often work for people because the behaviors catch us off guard and we freeze (e.g., your brain starts racing and you think, Did she really just say that?) and/or we get so uncomfortable that we do whatever it takes to end the interaction.

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  • Leadership Tip: Get Input When Brainstorming

    Leadership Tip: Get Input When Brainstorming

    Improve the results of your next brainstorming session with this tip.

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  • Leadership Tip: You Can Veto, But Not Dictate

    Leadership Tip: You Can Veto, But Not Dictate

    Create a greater sense of ownership and engagement on your team by including your direct reports in the goal-setting process.

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  • Leadership Tip: Create Accountability

    Leadership Tip: Create Accountability

    As a leader, it is your job to clear a path for success and recognize performance. Learn how to create accountability with this FranklinCovey leadership tip.

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  • Leadership Tip: Narrow Your Goals

    Leadership Tip: Narrow Your Goals

    Leadership Tip: Do you have too many goals? People who try for too many goals at once usually end up doing a mediocre job on all of them. Apply the principle of focus to your future goals for future success.

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