Harness Distracted Focus – Leadership’s Secret Weapon

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Focus is much like the wind. If harnessed and channeled, the wind can create electricity, expedite the flight of an airplane or the movement of a ship and pump water from a well. You cannot stop the wind, change its intensity or at times destructive forces, but when harnessed, it is useful, productive and generates a limitless supply of focused energy.

Like the wind, you cannot stop focus. You, your peers, your workforce and associates are always focusing on something all ...

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Harness Distracted Focus – Leadership’s Secret Weapon – Part 2

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Public Enemy No. 1 for leadership and management is distracted focus. It leads to lack of clarity and reduces personal and workforce engagement, productivity and performance. Change the focus dynamic in your life and you will improve your personal performance, engage your team and improve long term success.

Unclear goals and distracted focus slow your productivity and limit profitability. You can eliminate distracted focus and harness it to maximize productivity by first acknowledging that there is a natural flow to focus ...

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The Engaged Workforce: Who is Responsible?

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Walt Disney once said, “Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.” He understood perfectly whose responsibility engagement was – it was his. He was a hands-on leader, personally involved and engaged with his workforce.

Engagement is a leadership necessity. Once hired, it is leadership’s responsibility not Human Resource’s to keep employees engaged. When the leader of an organization is not engaged on a regular ...

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Are You Working Without a Target? How to Communicate Your Business Objectives

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According to Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, “Great leaders are great communicators. It’s not a matter of memorizing and repeating the right words, but of developing the ability to speak directly to other people’s spirits.”

He believes that money does not go to businesses with the best products or services but rather it flows to ones with the best leaders. He went on to say, “When I find a business that is struggling financially, it is often because ...

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A Business with a Soul Inspires and Motivates Its Workforce

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Some businesses are born out of ideology and conviction. Others spring up out of necessity, to fill a void or meet a burgeoning need.
Then there are those born out of innovation with a vision for the greater good that have soul – companies like Apple, Disney and Ford.

• Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple wanted to produce products so imaginative and appealing that people didn’t even know they wanted them until Apple released them, not just another computer.
• Walt ...

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