Jam sessions

Jam sessions

I grew up with jazz. My older brother (now traveling the universe) was an amazing self-taught drummer. His best friend (now a pediatric cardiologist) played courageous jazz piano. So ...
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Change is good…you go first

Change is good…you go first

“It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead – and find no one there.” - Franklin Delano Roosevelt As a leader, your actions have a direct impact ...
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Every employee contributes to your customers’ experience

Every employee contributes to your customers’ experience

To bring about a culture that works synergistically to create an extraordinary customer experience, we must answer the two questions all customers subconsciously ask: “What’s in it ...
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Analyzing the onboarding experience

Analyzing the onboarding experience

[caption id="attachment_324327" align="alignright" width="200"] Generation Y[/caption] While we (at Living As A Leader) have a key role in helping leaders learn how to maximize ...
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Innovate or Die

Innovate or Die

[caption id="attachment_324329" align="alignright" width="200"] Innovation[/caption] One of the great brands we have all grown up with is LEGO. In the 1990s, its patents began to ...
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The right balance

The right balance

[caption id="attachment_324332" align="alignleft" width="200"] Leadership[/caption] TEC hosted its annual Inspirational Leadership event recently for more than 600 people. Keynote ...
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How can I hold employees accountable but offer flexible hours and work locations?

How can I hold employees accountable but offer flexible hours and work locations?

[caption id="attachment_323180" align="alignleft" width="150"] D’Amato[/caption] Fred D’Amato President WFA Staffing Group “Recent Gallup surveys consistently have found that ...
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Strategic account management

Strategic account management

[caption id="attachment_323179" align="alignright" width="200"] Sales[/caption] Expanding business with existing customers is the most successful and cost-effective way to grow revenue ...
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Prepare to work with family members

Prepare to work with family members

[caption id="attachment_323178" align="alignright" width="200"] Family Business[/caption] “This is what we are about. We plant the seeds that one day will grow. We water  seeds ...
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You’re more resilient than you realize

You’re more resilient than you realize

How to stay hinged
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Every company needs a mission statement

Every company needs a mission statement

Set the tone for your business
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Get your stuff together

Get your stuff together

[caption id="attachment_322212" align="alignright" width="200"] Leadership[/caption] For most who travel through Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport, we see a sign as ...
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