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  • Don't Let Departures Damage Your Culture

    Don't Let Departures Damage Your Culture

    Departures of valued employees are difficult and are easy to take personally. Avoid the culture-damaging effects of unexpected departures with these tips from Scott Miller.

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  • Six Ways To Help Your Organization Be More Inclusive

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  • Everyone Deserves A Great Manager

    Everyone Deserves A Great Manager

    Scott Miller gives thanks to the behind-the-scenes-team that helped launch Everyone Deserves A Great Manager and shares some thoughts on the process, including what he has learned.

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  • Evaluate the impact unconscious bias has on your team.

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  • Check Your Motive

    Check Your Motive

    Check your motive. When you’re entering a meeting, starting a conversation with a colleague, or launching a campaign, ask yourself, what’s your agenda, what’s your win, and what's theirs.

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  • The Greatest Missed Opportunity In Business Today

    The Greatest Missed Opportunity In Business Today

    Leaders have so much to do, and it’s not easy to set aside the time to meet with our team members individually. And it’s easy to cancel that time, but here's why you shouldn't.

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  • Do You Want To Be A Great Leader?

    Do You Want To Be A Great Leader?

    Do you want to be a great leader, or do you want your team to be led by a great leader? Although these phrases seem similar, there is an important difference between the two.

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  • Make The Mental Leap To Leader

    Make The Mental Leap To Leader

    The role of the leader is to ask, am I willing to step back, slow things down a little, and develop the capabilities of my team?

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  • Examine Your Paradigms

    Examine Your Paradigms

    Most of our beliefs are shaped early in life by our surroundings. Some were shaped just yesterday by Fox News or the New York Times. Take control of your thoughts by examining your paradigms.

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  • 10 Ways To Talk Like A Leader

    10 Ways To Talk Like A Leader

    Do you want your direct reports to be positive team players? Then think carefully about how you talk to them and use these 10 examples to talk like a leader.

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  • The Do's And Don'ts Of Effective Presentations

    The Do's And Don'ts Of Effective Presentations

    Don't waste your time, or the time of your CEO during your next presentation. Follow these simple do's and don'ts of effective presentations and get the most out of these valuable opportunities.

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  • The 5 Waves Of Trust

    The 5 Waves Of Trust

    The 5 Waves of Trust uses the ripple effect metaphor to illustrate the interdependent nature of trust and how it flows from the inside out.

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  • The 4 Cores of Credibility

    The 4 Cores of Credibility

    Trust is a function of two things: character and competence. The good news is that we can increase our credibility, and we can increase it fast with The 4 Cores of Credibility.

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  • The 13 Behaviors Of High Trust

    The 13 Behaviors Of High Trust

    These 13 Behaviors are common to high-trust leaders and people throughout the world. Taken to the extreme, however, these Behaviors do not build trust, and the "opposite" or "counterfeit" erode it.

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  • The Focusing Question

    The Focusing Question

    What is the one thing you can do, such that by doing it, everything will be easier or unnecessary?

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  • Fields Of Experience

    Fields Of Experience

    If you solve future problems based on how you’ve always solved previous, that seems very safe. But safe isn’t always a valuable leadership competency in an ever-changing marketplace.

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  • Leadership Training Over The Years

    Leadership Training Over The Years

    Over the last 30 years, FranklinCovey’s point of view on leadership has evolved substantially. With leadership, often the “how” changes, but the "what" remains the same.

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  • Does Silence Equal Agreement?

    Does Silence Equal Agreement?

    Scott Miller explores the idea that silence equals complicity and calls on readers to reflect on and challenge their own paradigms.

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  • Advice From The CEO

    Advice From The CEO

    When the CEO gives you advice, you listen. Which is exactly what Scott Miller did when FranklinCovey's CEO, Bob Whitman, told him that he made too many declarative statements.

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  • Choice 1: Act On The Important, Don't React To The Urgent

    Choice 1: Act On The Important, Don't React To The Urgent

    Develop the habit of being conscious and intentional by understanding the reactive brain and the thinking brain and discerning the important from the less important.

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  • Choice 2: Go For Extraordinary, Don't Settle For Ordinary

    Choice 2: Go For Extraordinary, Don't Settle For Ordinary

    Make decisions based on what success looks like in the most important roles you play.

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  • Choice 3: Schedule The Big Rocks, Don't Sort Gravel

    Choice 3: Schedule The Big Rocks, Don't Sort Gravel

    Use weekly and daily planning to block out time for the activities that you must execute with excellence to be successful in your most important roles.

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