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K Stands for Kindness

 So we are coming to the end of our relationship formula: T.R.A.C.K.   If you have been following along, you’ve learned about Trust, Respect, Appreciation, and open and honest Communication without blame or judgment – all traits practiced by Positive Leaders.(Click the back button on your screen and you can scroll back through those traits.)…

Who Knows?

C Stands For Communication

If you have been following along with our Relationship MiniSeries you’ve been down the TRACK with us from Trust and Respect to Appreciation and today to Communication. Oh – such a big topic to handle in such a small space. Well done communication energizes, informs, and enlivens people. Communication (verbal and non-verbal) is what creates…

Customer Retention Tactics

A Stands for “Appreciation”

The great American psychologist William James once said that the greatest of human needs is the need for appreciation. Wow, he was right on track with that one!   Whether we’re talking about personal relationships or business relationships, we all crave appreciation. We all want to know we are valued. We all want to know…

Respect

R Stands for Respect

“Respect” comes up in every discussion I have with clients when we explore relationship essentials. It’s a quality we’re all looking for, yet from time to time we can all fall short of actually giving it to others.

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T Stands For Trust

T stands for “Trust” Last week I set the stage for our five part “Mini-series” beginning today that I call “Staying on TRACK” for richer, more fulfilling relationships. Trust is truly the kingpin when it comes to relationships. When trust is high, decisions are made quickly and easily. When trust is low, business suffers.  I’ve…

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Relationships Are Everything

Buckminster Fuller, the creator of the Geodesic Dome once said, “Relationships are everything and everything is relationship.” He saw the world as a whole – where everything is connected to everything else and where the relationships between things are as important as the things themselves.  His work synthesized intelligence from the fields of architecture, design,…

Reflection is One of the Great Leadership Habits

 As last year ended and this one began, I put myself in a process of reflection. Reflection is one of the great leadership habits. The challenge with reflection is there is always such noise going on in our heads that often the higher wisdom we seek can’t be heard because there are other voices that…

A Passion for the Possible

By JoAnna Brandi  Alice laughed, “There’s no use trying”, she said, “one can’t believe impossible things.” “I daresay you haven’t had much practice”, said the Queen. “When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”  – From Alice…