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Change: Does It Hurt Enough?

"It doesn't hurt enough." That was the punchline to one of Richard Greaves' salient points from his Shirt Lab Ft. Worth presentation. This is in response to the question, "Why won't you change?" https://youtu.be/7_dAJGhDk2c Learn what…
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Training is for Animals, Education is for People

I recently read this sentence by Alan Weiss, "Training is for Animals, Education is for People." Wow. That hit me like a ton of bricks. Here's why. Over the last thirty years or so in this industry, I've put together numerous training…
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How to Deal with Frustrating Employees

Do you have frustrating employees on your staff? You know, those with some good potential but just can't seem to level up to what you need them to do? It's not a good situation all around. For the company, for you as their boss, or even…
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Learning Should Be Messy

Learning should be messy. You should feel awkward. Like you don't know precisely if you are doing it right. That's where the discovery magic occurs, in the trying. You may not get it right the first time. But that's ok because you are…
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Why Marketplace Turbulence Is a Good Thing

Marketplace turbulence. On the surface, it may appear to be a big challenge. Customers start choosing something else. Inflation is driving prices up to new record highs. Sales are drying up. But, marketplace turbulence can be the best…
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Maximizing Your EVP: Employee Value Proposition

Do you have an EVP? This is an acronym for "Employee Value Proposition." An Employee Value Proposition is the specific benefits your employees receive in exchange for the time, skills, talent, and experience they bring to your business.…