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Employee engagement versus customer engagement, which comes first?

employee engagement, customer engagement

By   9 months ago

Employee engagement versus customer engagement, which comes first? Okay, let’s rephrase it: Who comes first; “the Employee or the Customer?”

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Asking Questions Versus Telling, Which side are you on?

Asking Questions Vs. Telling

By   9 months ago

In many years of supporting leaders and managers improve performance, I have observed a consistent trend in the relationship between managers and their staff; the attitude of telling instead of asking questions.

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4 Traits Distinguishing High Performing Leaders

traits of high performing leaders

By   1 year ago

There are several thousand definitions of leadership. To me, leadership is simply the process of social influence through which a leader enlists the support of others (the followers) to accomplish a task. Over several years of studying leadership and working with accomplished leaders across many continents of the world, I have come to terms with […]

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Creating Measurable Results, a PDF Dowload

Creating Measurable Results

By   1 year ago

Creating measurable results is the litmus test of effective leadership. Regardless of whether you lead a small team, small business, or fortune 500 company, your effectiveness will be measured by how much value you’re adding consistently.

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Developing a Coaching Culture in Nigeria | PDF

Coaching Culture Nigeria

By   1 year ago

Developing a coaching culture in Nigeria will no doubt contribute to economic growth of the Nigerian business sector.

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5 Considerations for Creating Accountability Culture

accountability culture

By   1 year ago

Developing personal accountability is old school. Particularly in a society that tends to celeberate charismatic leadership, it seems cool to get away with mistakes very easily. But all hell break lose when subordinates make a similar mistake.

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3 Ways Leaders Shape Organization Culture

Leaders Shape Organization Culture

By   2 years ago

One of the challenges of being a CEO or business leader is the perception that “the man at the top” has all the responsibility for the effective management of the organization. Let’s take organization culture, for example, whose responsibility is it to shape it? To many, it is the man at the top – the […]

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How to Develop Active Listening Skill

Active Listening Skill

By   2 years ago

Working with successful corporate executives and small business owners, I come across people speaking without paying attention to others quite often. To my mind, these people do not understand the importance of active listening in day-to-day living.

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When Successful Leadership Stops Succeeding

Successful Leadership

By   2 years ago

Excellence is the hallmark of successful leadership. Regardless of the industry a leader operates, as long as he or she meets or exceeds their target consistently, they are successful.

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The Cost of Lack of Disciplined Execution

The Cost of Disciplined Execution

By   2 years ago

One of the key leadership challenges at senior management level is lack of disciplined execution. This stems from leader’s inability to take action on agreed plans.

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    Achieving Leadership and Business Excellence in Uncertain World

    Leadership and Business Excellence

    By   9 months ago

    Attaining leadership and business excellence in present day world is challenging to many leaders and organizations. The reason is not too far fetched; the world is changing at the speed of light.

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    A Little Girl, A Little Coin, A Great Value

    Adding Value

    By   1 year ago

    In business, the quality of value you consistently offer to your customers will either keep you in business or lead you to the exit door.

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    Key trends for future business growth

    Future business growth trends

    By   1 year ago

    As you know, I coach successful entrepreneurs and CEOs across many continents of the world to maximize potential and growth. Over the past couple of years, I have been examining trends that drive success and growth in businesses and organizations. In this post, I will share some of the key trends for future business growth.

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    Disciplined Execution Impact on Business Growth

    Disciplined Execution

    By   1 year ago

    It is one thing to be clear about the actions that can make an organization successful. Most leaders know them. Trouble begins for many leaders and business executives when it comes to rolling up the sleeves and executing those actions. That is the Number One problem with disciplined execution in many organizations.

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    Breaking Entrepreneur’s Ceiling of Complexity

    The ceiling of complexity

    By   2 years ago

    The greatest problems facing all entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial people across the globe can be summed up into one, the ceiling of complexity.

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    Effective Time Management Tool for Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs time management tool

    By   2 years ago

    Did you know that your perception of TIME has so much impact on your performance and result? People who focus on RESULTS have a different approach to performance than those who focus on Time and Effort. Let me explain.

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    Effective Delegation – 5 Lessons for Entrepreneurial Growth

    Effective Delegation

    By   2 years ago

    Effective delegation is an important technique for growing any entrepreneurial company. It is the secret used by successful entrepreneurs to multiply their impact and create extraordinary outcomes. Sadly, effective delegation is one of the most misunderstood and abused concepts in entrepreneurial leadership. Far too many entrepreneurs demonstrate hard times delegating.

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    4 Steps to Make Your Business Super Successful

    How to make your business super successful

    By   2 years ago

    You can make your business super successful if you follow a simple step process endorsed by successful entrepreneurs. This process can work for you, whether you are starting a business or scaling an existing one.

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    4 Powerful Goal Setting Steps for Entrepreneurs

    4 Simple and Powerful Goal setting Steps

    By   2 years ago

    It’s often said that goal setting is the easiest tool used by entrepreneurs to turn ideas into reality. Having worked with many successful entrepreneurs, it is not unusual to believe that entrepreneurs are experts at generating lots of ideas.

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    How Compelling Clear Vision Leads to Growth

    Compelling Clear Vision

    By   2 years ago

    As small business owner, you can easily build a successful enterprise and multiply profits quicker than you think, if you have a compelling clear vision.

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      The Impact of a Growth Mindset on Performance and Result

      Developing a Growth Mindset, Performance

      By   8 months ago

      A recent study by Carol Dweck, a Psychologist with lifetime experience on the impact of human attitude on performance and result upholds the fact that attitude is everything. Carol opines that attitude is a better predictor of performance and result than IQ, and further explores two categories in which attitude exist, which she calls the […]

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      Coaching Helps Great Managers Add Great Value

      coaching helps managers

      By   1 year ago

      In great workplaces, coaching helps great managers add great value to their employees. Coaching is the number one source of inspiration and empowerment for high performance.

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      Coaching for performance and job satisfaction in Nigerian Companies

      Coaching for performance

      By   1 year ago

      Coaching for performance can incredibly accelerate productivity and job satisfaction at all levels of the organization. Leaders who practice coaching can easily increase productivity and job satisfaction at all levels of the organization. Coaching for performance drives sustainable growth by helping employees to develop increased level of confidence through goal setting, disciplined execution, and job […]

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      Creating Measurable Results, a PDF Dowload

      Creating Measurable Results

      By   1 year ago

      Creating measurable results is the litmus test of effective leadership. Regardless of whether you lead a small team, small business, or fortune 500 company, your effectiveness will be measured by how much value you’re adding consistently.

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      Making performance improvement strategies work

      performance improvement strategies

      By   1 year ago

      The most accomplished line managers have one common denominator that differentiates them from mediocres. They understand the power of performance improvement strategies and how to make them work effectively.

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      Improving employee performance through Coaching

      Improving employee performance

      By   1 year ago

      Over the past decades, improving employee performance has become an important subject at both corporate and entrepreneurial circles. This post focuses on how business leaders and managers can learn and adopt coaching intervention as a powerful tool for improving employee performance, engagement and productivity.

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      Helping Managers Develop Coaching Skills

      Managers develop coaching skills

      By   1 year ago

      Can line managers develop coaching skills and coach employees to maximize potential and contribute to organizational growth?

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      Hiring a Business Coach? 5 Things to Consider

      Business Coach

      By   2 years ago

      Did you know that it takes a village to raise a child? Well, if you ever had African orientation, you would possibly answer “Yes!” Working with a business coach can be similar in perspective as having an entire village keeping growing your business.

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        Sales and Marketing View All →

        Flip The Sales Funnel to Close More Sales

        Sales Funnel

        By   2 years ago

        I learned an incredibly powerful sales lesson from my mentor John Spence last week; something I call Flip the Sales Funnel. I thought sharing this simple marketing and sales idea might change your mindset and help you close more deals.

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        How to Increase Your Sales Success

        Sales

        By   2 years ago

        I have been teaching consultative sales for the past 20 years and in my opinion three of the most critical skills necessary to be superb as a salesperson are:

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          Starting a Business View All →

          Starting a Business With A Loyal Customer Base

          enterpreneur

          By   2 years ago

          If you are starting a business or implementing strategies to take an existing one to the next level, below is a useful piece of information that can help you.

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          Create Value Before Growth

          Create value before growth

          By   3 years ago

          In my book, The Entrepreneur, I explained that entrepreneurs need to answer two important questions when it comes to starting, managing, and growing a business successfully.

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          How to Start a Small Business

          enterpreneur

          By   3 years ago

          As we experience constant change in microchip technology, the opportunity to become more innovative increases.

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          Small Businesses Fail; Why?

          Small Businesses Fail, Why

          By   3 years ago

          When it comes to starting and building a successful business, certain patterns must be observed and done right. Regardless of how passionate or courageous small business owners may be, failure to build on a proven pattern could result to business loss. The question I am often asked is; “Why do small businesses fail?”

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            Crowdfunding My Book – Why You Should Support Me

            enterpreneur

            By   3 years ago

            The moment I decided Crowdfunding my book, lots of questions were asked. That’s what happens sometimes when you start a new project and suddenly someone appears ask for explanation about why you are doing what you are doing; right?

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            4 Ultimate Startup Bootstrapping Plans

            enterpreneur

            By   3 years ago

            When it comes to creating ultimate startup bootstrapping plans for a startup business, many people think of bootstrapping only as a means of financing a business from personal savings or revenue from past operations.

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              Technology View All →

              Technology Trends Entrepreneurs Should Know

              Technology trends

              By   1 year ago

              Technology is moving at a faster pace than ever before. Most of the innovations we’re seeing involve making tech smaller and more efficient; but how will technology change the environment outside our homes and away from personal devices?

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              Rise and Fall of Technology Startups 5 Years Today

              Technology Startups

              By   2 years ago

              10 years ago marked a remarkable advancement in technology with the invention of smartphones. That was one next big thing after Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented world-wide-web (www.) in 1989.

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