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Win one for the Gipper?

Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2016 at 11:37 am by Gary Winters

You look around, and you realize it’s going to be another one of those days. Everyone – you, your staff, your boss, your peers – just about everyone seems to be stuck in a rut. Same stuff, different day. Ever wish you could channel a little Knute Rockne? “Well, boys … I haven’t a thing […]


S is for Start the Presses!

Posted on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 at 10:52 am by Gary Winters

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 […]


I is for Imagine

Posted on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 at 11:27 am by Gary Winters

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 […]


H is for Humor

Posted on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 at 10:45 am by Gary Winters

One common denominator in the most effective leaders I know is that they have a well-developed sense of humor. They’re not comedians, they rarely tell structured jokes, but they can lift a group in a heartbeat with a well-placed one-liner – which is often a self-deprecating piece of wit. They know the importance and how […]