Seven Ways Strategic Planning Increases Productivity

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 22, 2021

There are many benefits to strategic planning and over the years I have discovered seven ways strategic planning increases productivity.

Of course, there are more than seven ways strategic planning increases productivity however these have been the ones that have always given me the most benefit personally and professionally.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanSeven Ways Strategic Planning Increases Productivity

Why Giving Employee Feedback is Important

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 22, 2021

Giving employee feedback is important for a number of reasons. Employees should be aware of their performance and what the company expects from them including goals and areas for improvement.

As a keynote speaker and executive coach for CEOs and management teams I am often asked, why is giving employee feedback important?… Read more...

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5 Habits of Highly Engaging Leaders

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 10, 2021

Engaging leaders understand that so much of life comes down to the habits that we form…

Do you want to be healthy and physically fit in addition to having stronger relationships with your family and team? Engaging leaders have systems and rituals they use to give them great results and you can have the same results as well.… Read more...

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The Power of Self-Affirmation

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 22, 2021

There is true power in using self-affirmation and science behind how it helps leaders achieve success. I have personally been utilizing the technique of self-affirmations or personal affirmations since 1988 and have seen the benefits of this great tool.

There’s an old saying that says sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.… Read more...

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What Does Work-Life Balance Mean for Virtual Teams?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 13, 2021

As a leadership coach and keynote speaker, I interact with teams of all kinds—including many virtual teams. Telecommuting and remote collaboration technology have changed the way we work, and the benefits are striking. Companies can reduce overhead and provide their employees with more flexibility; employees, in turn, often love the freedom they have to get their work done in a home office environment.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhat Does Work-Life Balance Mean for Virtual Teams?

What’s the Difference Between a Boss and a Leader?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 29, 2020

The words leader and boss may have pretty similar dictionary definitions—but in the business worlds, their practical distinctions are crucial.

Just think about their connotations. Most of us think of a boss as someone who makes demands, yells at us when we screw up, and ultimately has the power to fire us at will.… Read more...

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Harnessing the Power of Positive Thinking

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 23, 2020

Let’s for a few moments look at the power of positive thinking. It’s not a shock or a surprise: People who have a positive outlook, who affirm themselves every morning, who visualize success and believe they can attain it tend to be the people who do the best, both in life and in business.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHarnessing the Power of Positive Thinking