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Mary Ellen Waltemire

Leadership Coach and Facilitator

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Eight Things Great Leaders Do

       As you can imagine there has been lots of research conducted on leadership.  And more specifically, what great leaders are doing to create a team of people who are more productive, engaged and innovative. Here's what the reseach has discovered.   1. Great leaders spend more time speaking with their people. They find time for their staff; they are "good people people", they are approachable and take a genuine interest in how staff are doing. They treat staff well on a consitent basis and...

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Training vs. Development

   This new year is off to a great start! As leaders working with your team, you know the importance of employees being able to successfully perform their jobs. As such, it's important to know the difference between training and development. Both are intended to improve the productivity and performance of employees. Simply put, training is the "now" and development is the "future".  Here's a closer look...

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Leadership in Challenging Times

   As we continue to journey through these challenging times of physical distancing and stay-at-home practices, it's important to keep focused as the competent leader you are. Here are a few remnders:   * Put people first. It's all about the people in your life: your family, collegues, team members. How you can calmly serve them through challenging times?   * Be informed about the issue at hand.  What are the facts about the coronavirus, based on research from reputable sources? 

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Having the heart of a leader~

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader" ~ John Quincy Adams

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Welcome a Healthy New Year

Welcome 2015! If you’re like many people you’ve probably started the year off with a list of ideas for a healthier life.

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