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How to Motivate Your Team

Years ago I was having trouble leading my team. My company was growing fast and I felt like we were losing that energy we once had. I read a bunch of management books for solutions which led me to…

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Being Yourself is the Key to Leadership

I met a guy at my event today. He owns a dessert shop. He was telling me that when he first opened his place he hired his first employee and it was the first time he ever had to…

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Why Good Employees Leave

Two weeks ago I was having lunch with Daniel Weinand, one of the founders of Shopify. Though Daniel has always told me how great their work culture was. Seeing it in action was something else. I walked into a…

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Leadership

Improving VS Innovating?

Improving is internal. It’s about the now. It’s about being more efficient in the way you currently operate. It’s about self-discipline and clarity of direction. Innovating is about the external. It’s about the future. It’s about being flexible and…

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Leadership

Why Leaders Need to be Great Storytellers

4 year old Alex couldn’t have raised millions of dollars with one lemonade stand. She needed to capture people’s hearts. Many people think that leadership is about titles or positions in a company but leadership is about one person’s…

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Do What You Say You Will

It’s that simple. We used to shake hands and it meant something. It meant that we can trust each other. We had integrity. And our reputation was based on it. But so many people have no integrity these days.…

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7 Steps to Motivating Your Team

1. Find your purpose first. What are you trying to change? Why do you exist? 2. Communicate a clear and powerful mission. What’s the goal? 3. Learn what motivates each individual. 4. Make a personal connection. 5. Praise, recognize…