Category Archives: 2007 Linda Talley Articles

The End of the Year De-Briefing for Leaders

Yes, it’s December, already and my how time flies when you’re having fun and even when you’re not! As a leader, it’s time to take a look back at your performance and see where there is room for improvement. Ask … Continue reading

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Lead/Manage Your People Individually

If you are a good leader or better yet, a great manager, you know that you cannot lead/manage your folks as a group. They must be lead/managed individually. In other words, you need several different leadership/management styles depending on the … Continue reading

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In Sales: Are You a Winner or a Whiner?

Below I have listed the 14 biggest whines that I hear from sales people. Yes, if you’re in sales, you’re probably a whiner or, at the very least, a recovering whiner, like me! If one of these, or more, whines … Continue reading

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Get Rid of the Clutter!

It’s 2 months into the New Year and what have you done? Are your closets a mess? The garage, too? Your car, too? Those are the physical messes and what about the ones in your head? It’s time for a … Continue reading

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Flexibility Is What Counts for Staff

In a 2006 Job Satisfaction Survey, the Society for Human Resources Management found that the top 5 factors driving job satisfaction in America was compensation, benefits, job security, work/life balance, feeling safe in the workplace. This probably comes as no … Continue reading

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Do You Trust Your Staff?

Many managers whom I talk to are overworked as well as overwhelmed and the number one reason when I press them on the issue is that they don’t trust their staff. Some will tell me that they don’t have enough … Continue reading

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Do You Have the Ability to Learn, Unlearn and Relearn?

Yes, that is a good question! In other words, can you, are you willing to, will you change? If you are to be effective in today’s workplace, change is not optional. Why do so many people fight it, resist it, … Continue reading

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Are You Tolerant of Risks?

Do you drive to work the same way every day? Do you have the same thing for lunch every day? Do you watch the same TV shows every week? If so, you may be risk intolerant. In other words, you … Continue reading

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