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  • Motivate People with Managerial Relationships

    At a networking breakfast I attended this week, our speaker did a terrific presentation filled with suggestions he had for organization mapping. He provided a high level visual tool to capture strategy in a cohesive, succinct way.  I  was moving right along with the map until he got to the circle marked people. “People are pretty much attitude and skills” he said as

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    Gwen Kinsey
  • Sustaining Employee Engagement

    Is it easy to spot engaged, motivated employees as you move around your organization? Appearance alone can be misleading. And just because someone is motivated today, doesn’t mean they will stay that way. Buying motivation with rewards isn’t enough for sustaining employee engagement. If you are looking for insights into what is more effective, you can conduct an employee engagement survey…but it may not be

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    Gwen Kinsey
  • Organizational Change Must Include Course Corrective Feedback

    Effective leaders place vision at the forefront of their leadership qualities.We talk about vision as though it is a clearly formed picture…a road map. The challenge with maps? They’re not always up to date…particularly during organizational change. There are people who keep driving and refuse to ask for directions….even though it’s clear their map didn’t get them to their expected destination.  Is that why

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    Gwen Kinsey
  • Managing Change: The Importance of Vulnerability

    Are you willing to look in the mirror for the real impact your leadership has on others? Are you modeling vulnerability as you lead organizational change? What’s important about vulnerability in change management? Inauthentic people have a hard time earning trust. Trust is foundational to getting the best from others…it is the basis of every relationship. People going through change feel more unsettled

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    Gwen Kinsey