Choosing a Keynote Speaker Can Be Tough. Here’s Your Roadmap.

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 11, 2019

As you plan your next seminar, workshop, conference, or professional event, one of the most consequential decisions you’ll make is who you enlist as your keynote speaker.

Your keynote speaker is ultimately the person who’s tasked with sending your participants home with something meaningful and actionable—in short, something that makes their time at the event truly valuable.… Read more...

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How Champions Stay Motivated – Episode 17

by podcast on June 26, 2019

There are many ways that world champion athletes and teams stay motivated to succeed and win the big game. However, few can compare to the power of self-talk and affirmation which are the topics that we will discuss in this episode of The Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast.… Read more...

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How to Deal with Workplace Productivity Killers

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 13, 2019

Recently, someone told me something that was truly shocking. I was speaking with an HR professional, and she mentioned that, over the course of an average workday, most of us only have about three hours of truly productive time. And yet, we’re at the office for a full eight hours or more.… Read more...

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Are We Getting Employee Feedback All Wrong?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 27, 2019

For most of us, receiving feedback isn’t especially pleasant. We like to be praised when we do something right but loathe to be called out when we do something wrong. Sadly, a lot of workplace feedback plays into this dichotomy in the worst way possible: Many team leaders view feedback simply as a way to illuminate shortcomings, and their team members are understandably vexed by it.… Read more...

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What is a Resilient Leader – Episode 13

by podcast on May 21, 2019

What is a Resilient Leader

 

What is a resilient leader? Many times, I’m asked what some of the most important traits are that a leader can possess? My first answer is always persistence and resiliency! A person who is resilient maintains a positive attitude and is always looking for opportunities even when business is down.… Read more...

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Seven Traits of a Resilient Leader – Episode 12

by podcast on May 19, 2019

The Seven Traits of a Resilient Leader

Many studies have indicated the importance of resilience is both an individual and leadership trait. On today’s solutions-oriented leader podcast you will discover the seven traits of a resilient leader. A resilient leader is a person who sees failure as temporary setbacks and they believe they can recover from them quickly.… Read more...

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Does Your Team Take You Seriously?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 11, 2019

Simple question for today: Do the people on your team take you seriously?

That can be sort of a fuzzy thing to define, but you probably have a pretty good instinct for it: Your team either respects you and deems you credible or they don’t, and whatever your gut’s telling you on this issue, it’s probably right.… Read more...

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Great Leaders Let Go of Their Fears

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 29, 2019

What are you afraid of?

No, really. Take just a moment to take inventory of the things that cause you to tremble. You don’t have to say them out loud, but do keep them in mind—because in this post, I want to talk candidly about fear.… Read more...

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