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Gary Winters

It's All About Leadership

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S is for Start the Presses!

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Stop the presses! Stop the presses! No wait – START the presses! My newest ebook, Managing the Soon To Retire Employee has just been released and is available on amazon.com. It’s filled with tips, insight, and practical solutions to issues that can arise when you manage people who are approaching retirement. Highly effective managers vary their […]

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I is for Imagine

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Take a moment, if you will. Breathe deeply and hold your breath for a few moments, and then slowly release it. Repeat twice more, so that you are completely relaxed. Now, imagine a day at work, visualizing you and your team. Now take it up a notch – imagine a perfect day at work. A […]

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G is for Good…enough

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When is good enough good enough? You see it all the time. That draft of the report is good enough. The presentation to staff was good enough. The error rate on product defects was good enough. The budget for that new project was good enough. The response time to customer emails is good enough. What […]

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B is for Boring

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Okay, let’s have a show of hands. How many of you would say the business meetings you attend are productive, participatory, and a good use of your time? Let’s try again. How many of you would say the meetings you attend are boring, energy-draining, and a terrible waste of time? Think of the last meeting […]

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