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The 5 People Skills You’re Likely Not Using

The 5 People Skills You’re Likely Not Using

Leaders are indeed human and because of that they’re all different. Some have an abundance of stereotypical people skills and some would prefer not talking to people at all. Both benefit from using said people skills when working with the people they have the...

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The 5 People Skills You’re Likely Not Using

Leaders are indeed human and because of that they’re all different. Some have an abundance of stereotypical people skills and some would prefer not talking to people at all. Both benefit from using said people skills when working with the people they have the...

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A Time to Rethink a Few Things

This time of year, things change. Maybe it’s the people to whom you give presents or invite for Christmas dinner. Maybe it’s the pace of work or your business. For entrepreneurs, it might be the goals, the systems, or strategies with which we approach things. For...

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How Humanity is Authenticity in Action (and How You Can Improve Both!)

How Humanity is Authenticity in Action (and How You Can Improve Both!)

We all have days as leaders, when it feels like our cape fell off on the way to the office. Admitting it is being human. Asking for help when you need it is being authentic. Well beyond saying we all “put our pants on the same way” now enters the need for humanity...

10 Things Robots Can’t Do

10 Things Robots Can’t Do

This month’s Monday Moments are focused on amplifying your humanity. The good news is there are a great many skills, talents, and actions humans can make that robots or chatbots or automated phone tree people cannot. The bad news is that in light of all the glitters...

5 Ways Leaders Need to Be Less Robotic and More Human

5 Ways Leaders Need to Be Less Robotic and More Human

In one of our first Monday Moment’s of 2019, the Top Ten Leadership Tips of 2019, tip number four was Amplify Your Humanity. As we progress through the year, we cover each tip with more thorough detail and guidance and this next month’s content is about being more...

3 Bad Choices You’ve Probably Made in Leadership

3 Bad Choices You’ve Probably Made in Leadership

Very little else will stress a leader more than receiving notice that HR has been called in and an investigation begun…on them. Panic can set in quick. Doer of wrong or complete angel, in those moments a leader is faced with a few decisions. However, the only one that...

Are You a B Word?

Are You a B Word?

When your title says manager, supervisor, team lead, or director, you’re a B word. Boss, that is, of course. However, those other B words employees might call you matter nearly just as much, if not more, than your official position. Whether they talk about you in...

Happy Anniversary

We interrupt our regularly scheduled Monday Moment to celebrate our Anniversary with you! Today, March 11, Contagious Companies, Inc. celebrates our 16th year. Our success is a direct result of your support and each member of our team is grateful for your continued...

3 Common Sense Ways to Manage Crossed Boundaries

3 Common Sense Ways to Manage Crossed Boundaries

Shifting gears in March from diversity to handling harassment, our Monday Moments are progressing through the 2019 Top Ten Leadership Tips. The third area of focus leaders are likely to face this year is boundary crossing, including harassment and our third tip was to...

The Power of Permission to Be Different

The Power of Permission to Be Different

I don’t know what started it or how it happened, but the moment I step on stage or begin to train a program or lead an audience, there are truly no stupid questions. There is zero judgment and zero finger pointing or criticism of any participants. (even the ones any...

Lose Your People Password?

Lose Your People Password?

Most leaders will admit to having lost their patience or even their cool a time or two, but their password? Their password to people, no less? If only people were that easy. A simple user name and password and we’d unlock the system, and all would be smooth sailing....

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