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DFWAE July luncheon: 'A Strength Culture'
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Join DFWAE today, July 20, at Crown Plaza in Addison to hear Phill Martin's presentation on "A Strength Culture." Staff teams who build a culture around strengths are able to meet the demanding challenges of leadership. This presentation will look at the history of the strength movement and how it is being used to help staff teams improve performance and increase engagement. Learn about the coaching model of leadership and how your team can optimize your team's strengths. More


Leadership caffeine: Assessing the view on you
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Just about all of us have had that experience where we’ve heard our voice on an audio recording or viewed ourselves on a video recording. "Aack, who is that?" or, "Do I really look/sound like that?" are frequent reactions. Yes, you do. And by the way, the perception of you by others, as a professional, as a leader or manager and as a team member are likely different from the cape and tight wearing superhero image you carry around of yourself. More

Why your event needs to increase its social media monitoring
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The majority of conference and event organizers are not monitoring social media. Are you? More

Footwashing for leaders
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An easy trap for any leader to fall into is the "Look what I did!" trap. Success easily erodes humility. Humility isn't about the lack of ambition, but acknowledging the luck, the good fortune and the contributions of others to your success. More

Using Facebook pages to shape event concepts
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Attendees are becoming more powerful. They soon will decide what your event will be about. Actually, they already are. More

Revaluing your pack mates
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We humans are basically pack animals. We surround ourselves with many of the same faces day in and day out. Over time, that familiarity tends to limit our clarity and curiosity about our "pack mates." We inadvertently discount their ideas and contributions, often in small ways that can really add up. It's as much a problem for leaders as it is for others. More

8 technical tips for dipping your toe into live-streaming
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At this point, if your organization hasn't tried a hybrid meeting, you're thinking about it. Or, at least, you know what it is. Some portion of a face-to-face conference is broadcast live to a virtual audience that may pay a reduced registration fee for access to the meeting content. More

Do your people really know what you expect from them?
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When you first employ people, relationships start off very clear. Both you and the new employees have a clear sense of what their contractual duties are and what they are being paid for. Over time, however, many work roles begin to devolve into emotional-based or activity-based relationships. When that happens, managers find themselves spending the majority of their time supporting or empathizing with employees who are not producing at agreed-upon levels. More

What is personal leadership brand?
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VideoBrief In the following Harvard Business Publishing video, Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood, two giants in the field of leadership and branding, discuss the importance of a personal leadership brand. More

Why fair bosses fall behind
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In management, fairness is a virtue. Numerous academic studies have shown that the most effective leaders are generally those who give employees a voice, treat them with dignity and consistency, and base decisions on accurate and complete information. But there's a hidden cost to this behavior. More
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