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Other Than Managing People, I Love Being a Manager

Written by Rene Boer on March 29, 2018

Great managers are hard to find. Great managers have a true gift and a passion for getting the most out of people. Great managers possess a unique ability that is not in everyone. Having worked with hundreds of managers over the years, I now see clearly the ones who truly want to be great managers and the ones who are doing it for other reasons, e.g., ego, advancement, having nowhere else to go.

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Are You a Leader or One Who Leads?

Written by Rene Boer on November 16, 2017

A leader may hold the title, but it's the person who leads who excels at coaching and getting the most from his or her employees. If you're on a leadership team, which person are you?

Although many leaders understand that coaching their employees is a large part of their job, few profess to excel at leading, managing, and creating accountability (LMA™). And I've never had a business owner tell me that the reason they started their business was because they loved to manage people. It's no surprise then that "people issues" are one of the common frustrations of leaders, owners, and managers.

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Are You Using a Broken  Ladder To Run Your Business?

Written by Rene Boer on April 3, 2017

If you’re struggling to identify and complete the Core Processes for your business, you’re not alone. Most entrepreneurs view completing a process with the same enthusiasm they have for a trip to the dentist for a root canal. However, the benefit of a well-defined process is consistency. And, when you document each of your 6 to 10 Core Processes and get everyone in your organization to follow them to the letter, you’re able to scale your business.

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The Four Delusions of Success

Written by Rene Boer on March 16, 2017

In his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, Marshall Goldsmith points out that the fundamental beliefs that drive our success can also make us resistant to change. We overestimate our contributions and sometimes take credit for things that others have accomplished, while often ignoring our own shortcomings. These delusions are the result of success, not failure. He observes that the four key beliefs that have helped us become successful can also make it very difficult for us to effect change.

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Win Real Commitment from Every Team Member...Every Time

Written by Rene Boer on February 16, 2017

What do people in your organization do when decisions don’t go their way? Do they accept the decision even though they disagree with it? Do they demonstrate through their words and actions that they support the decision and that they’re committed to achieving the objective? When communicating inside or outside the organization, do they give the impression that they are completely on board? Do their actions follow their words?

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