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Kevin & Jackie Freiberg

Archive for May, 2019

What Drives You?

Leaders Are Decisive

Before you react, think…is fear driving your reaction? Is it anger? Emotion?

If so, STOP and think about what’s required to take the high road and improve the outcome. What will that behavior require? Make the courageous choice. For more, take a look at The Courage Zone.



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Are You a Learning & Performing Organization?

Teaching Matters!

If you want to build a high performing, people-centered organization, it’s important to know that we learn…

  • 10% of what we read
  • 20% of what we hear
  • 30% of what we see
  • 50% of what we see & hear
  • 70% of what we discuss
  • 80% of what we experience
  • 95% of what we teach to others



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Train People to Stay

Hang on to Top Talent

In this economy, many organizations are complaining about having trouble finding great talent while coping with the added pain of losing their top performers.

Organizations that are magnets for talented people who want to stay are vigilant about offering ongoing purpose driven training and development opportunities for everyone. And we’re not talking about one-off workshops here and there about what’s trending in organizational development.

Are you building a culture where people strive, stay and say? A culture of engagement where all people:

STRIVE because they are enabled, equipped and willing to ideate, risk, and add value to grow productivity and performance,

STAY because they are stretching, growing, developing, and making a difference in the work they do,

SAY good things and are loyal brand ambassadors because they believe in their work, the company, and the impact they make everyday.

It takes focus, but it’s worth it long term to do whatever it takes to build a culture where people strive, stay and say. It’s a far greater RIO than trendy one-off training programs.

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Do you Destroy or Deliver?

What can you do to deliver more consistently while being aware of your potential to destroy?



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What’s Getting in Your Way?

Putting Something Off?

Have you stopped setting goals? Are you prone to procrastination? Are the demons of distraction impacting your contributions? What high leverage project, call, action and/or habit should you start NOW? Do it.



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