Do You Accept Constructive Feedback?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on September 22, 2015

I’ve said in the past that one of the greatest gifts a leader can give to team members is the gift of honest feedback. Taking the time to provide a quick word of encouragement or constructive criticism can go a long way toward showing employees that they are noticed and valued; that you are invested in their future and their place on the team.… Read more...

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How to Inspire Your Top Employees

by Dr. Rick Goodman on September 17, 2015

How much does it cost to replace a good employee? Estimates put it at well over $60,000—and that’s to say nothing of potentially adverse changes to your team dynamic and company morale.

Needless to say, then, when you get a really good employee—someone who constantly achieves at a high level and brings real leadership to the workplace—it’s in your best interests to identify that employee; to connect with that employee; to make that employee feel valued; and to do everything you can to make that employee want to stay.… Read more...

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Why Employees Leave in Waves (And How to Stop Them)

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 21, 2015

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)

5 Habits of Highly Engaging Leaders

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 23, 2015

So much of life comes down to the habits that we form. Want to be healthy and physically fit? It’s all about developing the right habits for eating and exercise. Want to have stronger relationships? Get into the habit of connecting, communicating, and showing others your affection.… Read more...

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

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 26, 2015

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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Leadership Moment – Be Authentic and Be Yourself!

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 10, 2015

Hi this is Dr. Rick Goodman the Team Building expert with your Leadership Moment. If you want to be happy healthy and successful is important to be authentic and yourself.

Every leader has their own leadership style is important to integrate your own personality into your leadership style because you can’t sell what you don’t own!… Read more...

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Real Leaders Collaborate

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 31, 2015

As a business leader, what do you think is your greatest resource? It’s not anything monetary or physical; it’s not your business plan or your posh office space. Your most precious resource is your team—each member of it offering a unique perspective and skillset from which you can cultivate and refine your business.… Read more...

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