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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Dr. Rick Goodman5 Habits of Highly Engaging Leaders

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?

4 Time Management Traps to Avoid In 2021

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 4, 2021

Being more productive will be much easier and less stressful if you know the time management traps to avoid in 2021.

In 2020 much of the world as we know it shut down due to the pandemic. Many of us found we had too much free time on our hands.… Read more...

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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.

The Difference Between a Boss or a LeaderJust 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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Why Employees Leave in Waves (And How to Stop Them)

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 3, 2020

On the one hand, the equation is pretty simple: Employees like to be at a company where they feel important and valued. They want to feel like they are able to use their talents and their time effectively, to really make an impact; and they like to feel like that effort is noticed and appreciated.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhy Employees Leave in Waves (And How to Stop Them)

Create an Organizational Culture That Draws Top Talents

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 2, 2020

What’s the best way to entice top talents to come work for your company? You might assume it’s salary and benefits, and sure, those are definitely important. According to most studies, though, it’s actually organizational culture that’s the top draw. People want to earn a decent paycheck, but even more than that, they want to work in an environment that’s positive, collaborative, and transparent.… Read more...

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Strategic Planning in 6 Essential Steps

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 10, 2020

I’ve written before about the importance of careful, meticulous steps of 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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Dr. Rick GoodmanStrategic Planning in 6 Essential Steps