How to Make Your Employees Feel Like Rock Stars

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 9, 2016

How do your employees see themselves?

Do they see themselves as mere cogs in a machine—or do they feel empowered? Do they feel competent? Do they feel like rock stars?

As a keynote speaker focusing on the fields of leadership and engagement, I’ve always been amazed at the numbers of teams I see that seem to have no sense of pride, no confidence in their own ability.… Read more...

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5 Ways to Go from Being a Good Leader to a GREAT One

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 5, 2016

As a keynote speaker, focusing on the fields of leadership and engagement, I probably get one question more than any other: What’s the secret? What’s the magic bullet? How do I unlock my leadership greatness?

Of course, the question is usually offered a bit tongue-in-cheek.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick Goodman5 Ways to Go from Being a Good Leader to a GREAT One

How to Protect Your Most Valuable Asset

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 20, 2016

Leaders and entrepreneurs, I’ve got a question for you: What’s the most valuable asset you’ve got? I’ll give you three guesses, but I suspect you won’t need but one. Most of us realize that time is the most precious commodity we have—the only thing we can never get more of.… Read more...

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5 Tips for Identifying Your Leadership Blind Spots

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 14, 2016

It doesn’t matter how great of a leader you become—how experienced, how deliberate, how learned. You’re still going to have some areas in which you’re weak—areas in which you could stand some improvement.

Many great leaders don’t actually recognize these areas in themselves, which means they don’t improve, and don’t seek assistance when they really need it.… Read more...

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How to Avoid a Culture of Blame

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 5, 2016

Everybody makes mistakes, and everybody fails from time to time. What’s important is that we redeem those failures. What’s important is that we learn from them.

So let me ask you: Do your team members learn from their failures? Do you learn from yours?… Read more...

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6 Secrets to More Engaging Meetings

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 30, 2015

We’ve all sat through a bad meeting. You know: The kind that seems to last forever, with a lot of words being spoken but no decisions being made and no action steps taken. Meetings like that are pretty obviously a waste of time—and that’s equally frustrating for leaders and employees, all of whom have things they’d rather be doing.… Read more...

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The High Cost of Workplace Burnout

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 28, 2015

Leaders, do you have an interest in keeping workplace morale high? In protecting your employees from burnout, stress, and fatigue? In providing them with the resources they need to tackle major anxieties or seasons of struggle? Of encouraging all employees—yourself included—to take vacation time in order to recharge those batteries and stave off exhaustion?… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanThe High Cost of Workplace Burnout