Category Archives: Leadership

Purposeful Performance Reviews

Few people like giving others negative feedback. Those who do like this are typically very bad at it. Whether we like it or not, feedback is an important part of any successful organization. So it is in the best interests … Continue reading

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He’s Not Your Boss, I Am…

I recently worked with a client, we’ll call her Sharon, who was having a “Chain of Command” issue. One of the Sharon’s employees, who we’ll call Kevin, went over Sharon’s head to discuss a project with Sharon’s boss, Dave. Sharon … Continue reading

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Becoming The Boss

I’m gonna let you in on a little secret that leads to major workplace conflicts. The skill set necessary for becoming the boss usually has little to do with the skill set necessary for being the boss. People often get … Continue reading

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Affordable Workplace Incentives

How can you motivate your employees to do the best work in the least amount of time when you’re working from a limited budget? This is a question that every manager has pondered since the emergence of the first formal … Continue reading

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Collaborative Competition…That’s Not Possible

The world as we know it wouldn’t exist without collaborative actions and healthy competition. Most of us prefer one of these two ways of thinking and acting over the other, but they are both necessary components of an effective organizational … Continue reading

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Activating Your Communication RADAR™

Are you afraid of giving criticism to others? Could you learn to better craft, interpret, and evaluate messages during performance feedback sessions? Would you like to be calm, objective, and open to criticism during performance feedback sessions? MCS, LLC has … Continue reading

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Leadership Flashlight

What Flashlight Do You Carry? Finding Your Focus™ What is the difference between a manager and a leader? Imagine that two organizational members are dropped into a pitch black room and both are asked to describe the type of room … Continue reading

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