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  • How to Set Business Unit Goals
    by Trevor Jones on 8 februari 2023 at 11:32

    When you go to set your business unit goals, there are a few principles you should follow. Any goals you set should be SMART—specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. Performance expectations in your organization are probably pretty high. A key to hitting those expectations is a solid goal-setting process. Setting department and business unit goals requires leaders to translate higher-level corporate goals down to the business unit and then break them down further into team and individual goals. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • What Living in a War Zone Taught Me About Leadership
    by Trevor Jones on 6 februari 2023 at 13:02

      In Beirut, Lebanon during 1973, five-year-old Elisa A. Schmitz first learned situational awareness—a leadership lesson she says is key to being visionary. Today’s guest post is by Elisa Schmitz, author of Become the Fire: Transform Life’s Chaos into Business and Personal Success (CLICK HERE to get your copy). It was 1973 and I was living in Beirut, Lebanon, when that country was a powder keg before its civil war. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • 4 Essentials Every Challenger Brand Must Cultivate
    by Trevor Jones on 1 februari 2023 at 13:02

    Successful challenger brands know where they stand, who they are, and how prepared they are to go to battle. They identify disruptive strategies, make distinctive promises and statements, and create and use a voice that’s unique to them. Today’s post is by Mike Sullivan and Michael Tuggle, authors of The Voice of the Underdog: How Challenger Brands Create Distinction by Thinking Culture First (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • How to Identify and Motivate Slackers on Your Team
    by Trevor Jones on 25 januari 2023 at 12:00

    You put in a lot of time and energy into leading slackers, but you don’t get anything back in terms of results. Your job as a leader is to figure out what will motivate them to perform. One type of detractor you might deal with is a slacker. These people are in the lower left corner of the leadership matrix. You put in a lot of time and energy into leading them but you don’t get anything back in terms of results.  Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • Sisters, Service, and Sales
    by Trevor Jones on 23 januari 2023 at 13:00

    Customer service that is focused on customer relationships will impact your ability to make sales and to improve your business. Today’s post is by Kate Edwards, author of Hello! And Every Little Thing That Matters (CLICK HERE to get your copy). There is a scene in the Tina Fey/Amy Pohler film “Sisters” that is hilarious. The scene takes place in the dressing room of a trendy shop where the eponymous sisters go shopping for dresses for a party they are hosting that night. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • How to Focus Joyriders on Your Team
    by Trevor Jones on 18 januari 2023 at 12:00

      Joyriders are team members that you don’t invest a lot of leadership capital in, but you also don’t get anything back from them in terms of results. Your Joyriders occupy the lower right corner of the Leadership Matrix. You don’t put in a lot of time and energy but you also don’t get anything back in terms of results. Joyriders can be really tricky to identify. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.