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How do I get my employees to like me?

“How do I get my employees to like me?” Good Question! #manager #manager #staffengagement Generally speaking, who doesn’t want to be liked?  Most normal, sane people do. Temperament plays a role in whole likes us, but it’s not the end all. But, does your team need to like you or simply do what you tell them to do?  Let’s look at both perspectives. I’ll bet at the end of the article, you won’t ask “How…

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Working with people of different ages

Working with Millennials, Boomers, Gen Xers can be challenging. But, not impossible.  Let’s talk about working with people of different ages and building strong teams. #GenX #millennials #Babyboomer During the span of my career, I’ve been part of so many meetings I couldn’t begin to tell you how many. But, I’m noticing something a little different lately. It started just a few weeks ago. Always the early bird, I was waiting for a community project…

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Schedule a True Colors to build your team!

It may seem impossible for individuals with different values, strengths, backgrounds and needs to work together as a cohesive team. But, it’s not. The key lies in understanding. Once individuals understand the needs and stressors of others, they can interact in ways that promote team cohesion and empathy. An effective team gets results and meets goals. That’s what you want. An unproductive team costs you money, energy and even valuable staffers. Schedule a True Colors…

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Patti LaBelle Leadership Lesson

Life sure can deliver a lesson in the unlikeliest of places. What I learned about leadership from Patti LaBelle was totally unexpected. It’s sort of a sickness. Well, not really, but I tend to see team dynamics everywhere I look – even in my “down” time.  Remember that little boy in that creepy movie who whispered “I see dead people”? Well, thank God, I don’t see the undead, but I am very attuned to team…

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Prepare for Online Training

Prepare for online training before the training and things will go much smoother. I can’t wait to share my training checklist – How to get ready for your training webinar! I can’t wait to share my online training checklist What’s better than being trained from the comfort of one’s own office or home? I know what is!  Being the trainer facilitating a training from the comfort of your own office or home! Online training is incredibly…

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The Orange Leadership Style

Let’s talk about the Orange Leadership Style in this post. Also, if you not sure what in the world I’m talking about with True Colors, click here. The Orange temperament (#personalitytypes) tends to be flexible, easy-going and naturally open to change. They are rarely bogged down with the struggles of life. Not that they don’t have struggles, it’s just that they choose not to allow the burdens to affect them as deeply as other temperaments might.…

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A Gold Temperament Manager

Are you ready to learn about the manager with the Gold Temperament? Wait!  If you not sure what in the world I’m talking about with True Colors, click here. Also, you can check out my full profile of the Gold personality here on www.thinkblinklearn.com. Did you catch my previous blog post about the easy-going, peaceful Blue temperament and it’s implications on leadership? If not, check it out here! Now, let’s talk Gold. You have lots of strengths!…

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What is True Colors?

Have you wondered: What is True Colors? Simply put, True Colors is an excellent great take on temperament research.  You’ll find it to be very similar to Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®), but  It associates color with temperaments. I’ll tell you, temperament research has been a HUGE factor in how I build and maintain relationships. It has given terrific insight into others’ needs and taught me how to meet them. Far too often, we enter interpersonal…

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