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How to Measure Employee Performance

Posted by StellaPop on May 21, 2019 7:49:00 AM

Imagine that illusive mentor character that comes in at the right moment and says that little line, that's kind of cliche, but also totally drives the point across.

It might be your grandma. It might be Dumbledore. Either way. Get their voice in your head. 

Ready?

"A chain is only as strong as it's weakest link."

"Great leaders don't blame the tools they are given. They sharpen them." -Simon Sinek

"The only thing worse than training employees and losing them, is to not train them and keep them." - Zig Ziglar

"Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don't want to." - Richard Brown

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Topics: Management, C-Suite, Leadership

8 No-Fail Ways to Avoid Scope Creep On Every Project

Posted by StellaPop on May 14, 2019 7:44:00 AM

It happens to the best of us. It can derail high-level projects in the best companies. When scope creep shows its ugly head, we are forced to navigate those dreaded and turbulent waters. "Creep" can create a massive ripple effect that is real, that can extend way beyond that one project. It can have a domino effect on timelines, pipelines, and possibly a whole client base. 

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Topics: Business Consulting, Management

Business Development: Nature vs. Nurture

Posted by StellaPop on Apr 21, 2019 10:11:00 AM

Do you let business come to you naturally or are you constantly nurturing prospects? Trick question - you should be doing both. If you're good at what you do and you invest in ongoing marketing efforts then business will come to you naturally. But, it's also important to do some business development nurturing. 

It's like when you're decorating your house. You invest in a houseplant, but then you fail to invest in taking care of that houseplant. It needs nurturing care. Sometimes specialized care. Or it won't last. 

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Topics: Management Consulting, C-Suite, Leadership, CEO Series

Business Leadership: How to Lead an Effective Meeting

Posted by StellaPop on Apr 16, 2019 11:55:55 AM

Meetings can be contentious things. Done poorly, they take time away from working hours and make participants feel as though their time isn't valued. Worryingly, some 67% of meetings a considered a failure - with these collectively costing the economy $37b a year

However, managed well, meetings can be a high-value endeavor. They can be a great way to share ideas, make progress on projects, oversee decision making, and bring the team together. With middle management spending some 35% of their time in meetings and upper management a huge 50%, leading effective meetings is a must for productivity and profitability.

Here's how. 

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Topics: Management Consulting, Management

Are You CEO Material? 7 Leadership Strategies to Look Like The Right Stuff

Posted by StellaPop on Apr 14, 2019 3:41:00 PM

CEOs earn their positions for a reason: They have the right mix of leadership, drive, personality, discipline, and skill. You know, The Right Stuff. If you're looking to climb the ranks and become a business leader of any kind, you'll want to adopt some key CEO habits. Below are some tips for becoming one of those rockstar employees who have CEO written all over them. The tried and true tricks of the trade.

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Topics: Leadership, CEO Series

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