Strategic Planning in 6 Essential Steps

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 10, 2020

I’ve written before about the importance of careful, meticulous strategic planning. Basically, this is the process wherein leaders and managers set the short-term and long-term goals for the organization. It also involves setting metrics; clarifying expectations; allocating the resources that will be used in pursuit of those goals; and communicating the plan to the entire team, ensuring you have everyone’s buy-in.… Read more...

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Employee Engagement Strategies for Your Startup

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 29, 2020

Have you ever assumed that employee engagement strategies are mostly just for larger, more established companies? Think again. Even a brand-new business startup needs to ensure its employees are engaged with the work they’re doing, and committed to the company’s mission.… Read more...

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7 Ways to Develop Effective Leadership Skills

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 13, 2020

Effective leadership skills don’t happen by accident. They’re cultivated through hard work, strategic focus, and consistency. And, no matter how advanced you are in your career, there’s always room to hone your leadership skills, becoming a more effective motivator and change agent.… Read more...

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5 Employee Engagement Strategies That Can’t Fail

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 6, 2020

When it comes to employee engagement strategies, I tend to think there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. In fact, I’d urge skepticism regarding most cookie-cutter approaches to retaining high levels of employee engagement. The fact is that all companies are different, and it’s important to choose your employee engagement strategies based on culture, company size, goals, etc.… Read more...

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10 Underrated Leadership Skills

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 30, 2019

I’ve written in the past about effective leadership skills… skills like agility, active listening, the ability to motivate, and more. Such leadership skills are indeed invaluable to anyone looking to propel a team or an organization to greatness.

With that said, there are some additional leadership skills you may not have thought of; effective leadership skills that remain unsung and underrated.… Read more...

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5 Ways to Overcome Decision Fatigue

by podcast on December 27, 2019

5 Ways to Overcome Decision Fatigue

 

In Today’s world some of us are becoming exhausted from making hundreds of decisions weekly that affect our business and our personal lives. In this episode of The Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast I am going to give you 5 ways that you can overcome decision fatigue today!… Read more...

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Signs of a Good Transformational Leadership Expert

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 23, 2019

As you coordinate your next conference or seminar, I’d encourage you to consider hiring a transformational leadership expert. Someone with experience in this field may be the perfect choice to deliver an inspiring, value-adding keynote address to your team. And, you may also wish to talk to your transformational leadership expert about one-on-one coaching and other services!… Read more...

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