Facing the Impossible?

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Here is an inspirational story to share with your team or an individual when she is feeling down or discouraged or feeling like she is being asked to do the impossible. This story plus some problem solving may be just what is needed to boost morale and productivity.

roger bannisterOn May 5, 1954 , Roger Bannister did something that scientific and athletic communities considered humanly impossible. Read more

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Not getting anywhere?

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In celebration of National Bike Month, I share this quote which includes a bike. At least – a picture of one.

Not getting where you want to get?

Many quotes could accompany this picture.

Quotes about vision, goals, plans, alignment, teamwork, etc, but because of its power and possible meanings, I decided to let it stand on its own.

Are any members of your team going in opposite directions?

Is it because you, their leader, hasn’t established a clear destination?

Or is it because your leaders haven’t done it?

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Stupid or Genius?

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Here’s a great one. Spoken like a genius.

Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life thinking it is stupid.

A nice reminder for leaders everywhere

Are there any fish on your team who are expected to climb trees?

What to do about it?

Read: 10 Ways to Manage Fish Who Can’t Climb Trees.

 

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Giant Memories & Lessons from the Boston Marathon

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Might as well accept it…

“Between you and anything significant will be giants in your path.”

Between you and anything significant will be giants in your path.

Which giants do you see most often?

I see and I hear about these a lot: Read more

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Appreciate Your Team

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In celebration of Administrative Professionals Week, we share this quote.

The deepest principle of human nature is the craving to be appreciated.

Appreciate team members frequently (not just during Administrative Professionals Week) and watch morale and productivity soar.

For tips and ideas for appreciating and celebrating – this week and beyond –

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