FranklinCovey Blog

The latest articles from FranklinCovey thought leaders and consultants.

  • Achieving Results in Unpredictable Times

    Achieving Results in Unpredictable Times

    In times of great uncertainty, leaders can freeze to the point of inaction or execute with excellence, increase trust, achieve more, and transform fear into engagement.

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  • Everything is Figureoutable

    Everything is Figureoutable

    Take a proactive approach to things that will cause you to react. Start by thinking very carefully about what you may face in the short, mid, and long term.

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  • Evaluate the impact unconscious bias has on your team.

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  • 6 Virtual Leadership Best Practices

    6 Virtual Leadership Best Practices

    Here’s a shortlist of virtual leadership practices to consider integrating into your morphing-by-the-hour leadership role as you help your teams stay engaged, informed, and connected.

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  • Take the First Step to Solve Big Problems

    Take the First Step to Solve Big Problems

    Ever been in a difficult situation, where you knew exactly what the first step was to improve it or even extricate yourself from it, but the first step seemed overwhelming?

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  • 3 Ways To Increase Self-Awareness And Unleash Potential

    3 Ways To Increase Self-Awareness And Unleash Potential

    The key to building organizational culture, developing relationships, growing your career, and expanding your influence is self-awareness and here are three ways to increase it.

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  • Leaders Create the Conditions for Employee Engagement

    Leaders Create the Conditions for Employee Engagement

    Leaders don't create employee engagement, they create the conditions for employees to choose their own level of engagement. Here are seven things to consider when creating those conditions.

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  • Average First-Level Leaders Are Falling Behind

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  • Recognizing Genius

    Recognizing Genius

    Do you see the genius in your everyday work colleagues? Perhaps they don’t even see their own genius because they haven’t had someone who recognized it in them, nurtured them, and believed in them.

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  • Present, Not Perfect

    Present, Not Perfect

    Most of us can relate to the intense pressure we have to juggle all of the many things we’re responsible for. Too often we strive for perfection, leaving ourselves feeling demoralized and dejected.

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  • Best Practices For Rewards Programs And Customer Loyalty

    Best Practices For Rewards Programs And Customer Loyalty

    The problem with rewards programs is they are easily copied by competitors. Use these best practices to build a rewards program that earns intense customer loyalty.

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  • 2 Tips For Your 2020 New Year’s Goals & Resolutions

    2 Tips For Your 2020 New Year’s Goals & Resolutions

    It’s that time of year again when goal setting and resolutions become a regular topic of discussion and contemplation. Here are two tips to help make your 2020 New Year's goals & resolutions succeed.

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  • The Non-Linear Career Path

    The Non-Linear Career Path

    From mowing lawns and raking leaves to a Wall Street Journal bestselling author and keynote speaker, Scott Miller reflects on non-linear career paths and the cumulative effect of experience.

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  • How To Build An Effective Customer Survey

    How To Build An Effective Customer Survey

    A customer satisfaction survey is an invaluable business tool. It can tell you what percentage of your customers are promoters, detractors, or passives, and what you can do to build loyalty.

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  • EQ, IQ, XQ—3 Factors That Lead To Team Performance

    EQ, IQ, XQ—3 Factors That Lead To Team Performance

    Navigate the hectic day to day activity of first-level leadership by balancing these three factors. Pamela Fuller shares some advice to get each team member and objective on the path to success.

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  • Drive Your Point Home With Metaphor

    Drive Your Point Home With Metaphor

    Effectively illustrate your vision to others through the use of metaphor. When used properly, a metaphor can convey your point more vividly than any literal description could.

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  • Be Proactive: The Mental Muscle Of Great Leadership

    Be Proactive: The Mental Muscle Of Great Leadership

    There is a reason Dr. Stephen R. Covey placed Be Proactive as the first habit of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It is the mental muscle of great leadership.

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  • Turn Passive Purchasers Into Passionate Promoters

    Turn Passive Purchasers Into Passionate Promoters

    Learn how to differentiate between the loyalty of convenience and true loyalty and the key to turning passive purchasers into passionate promoters.

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  • Where Do You Do Your Best Thinking?

    Where Do You Do Your Best Thinking?

    In 2020, there’s zero downtime. The onslaught of information has hit a tipping point. Ask yourself, where and when do you do your best thinking?

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  • Friend Up For Career Success

    Friend Up For Career Success

    FranklinCovey's executive vice president of thought leadership, Scott Miller, shares his best career advice to help people surround themselves with positive influences and to find career success.

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  • Future Success Starts Now

    Future Success Starts Now

    When’s the best time to plant a tree? Yesterday. When’s the second-best time? Today. Scott Miller dispells the myth of overnight success using Rachel Hollis as an example of putting in the work.

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  • The Fundamental Leadership Mindset

    The Fundamental Leadership Mindset

    Leaders must adopt a fundamental mindset to be effective in their roles. Their primary responsibility is no longer to deliver results themselves, but to deliver them through others.

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