Level Up Leadership

Where is Your Team Going?

Imagine you’re holding a map. You know from the map where you are, and there are roads pointing in every direction. You’re pretty sure some roads will take you back where you came from, and you think a few other roads might take you where you want to go. Now imagine everyone in your company…

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Give Thanks and Build a Stronger Team

There are a number of team development practices that you can use to help unite your staff and generate the most success for your organization.  With the holidays right around the corner, the practice I’d like to focus on today is gratitude. Take notice that I called gratitude a practice, not an act or emotion.…

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Improve Your Business by Expressing Gratitude

During the holiday season, many companies take a moment to thank their customers. Whether by having a holiday sale or sending a holiday card, it’s common practice in businesses both big and small to use this time of year as an opportunity to express gratitude. However, the best companies don’t wait for the holidays to…

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Transform Work Culture by Creating a Happy Workforce

The studies are conclusive. Companies with a happy workforce can be 400 to 1,000 times more profitable than organizations that have an unhappy workforce. No, that’s not a typo: 400 to 1,000 times. That’s a huge difference that can be made simply by treating your employees well. Or perhaps it’s not as simple as it…

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Creating a Win-Win Fit with Assessment Services

In his New York Times blog, Jay Goltz shared an anecdote about his management style. When asked by a young MBA how he kept his employees so happy, Goltz told the young man that half of the trick was treating them well, and the other half was firing the unhappy ones. This sounds a bit…

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The Importance of Goal Setting

Dr. Gail Matthews of the Dominican University of California has completed a study that shows what we at Level Up Leadership have known for years: Writing your goals down and sharing them with others greatly improves your odds of achieving the goal. In Dr. Matthews’ study, she had different groups of people list their business…

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