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Gaining Commitment From Employees

Put Leadership Skills in Action Create Highly Committed Employees

Have you ever thought: “Why isn’t that person more committed to their job? Why don’t they work as hard to do a better job like so-and-so does?” Or have you ever felt the need to say, “You don’t seem committed to the job”, to an employee? It may be that you have heard other managers say those words, but at some point in time, as managers, we face this issue with an individual we manage and sometimes with an entire

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Keep Doing What You’re Doing, Ben! Leadership Skills in Action

Time for a heartfelt success story from when my father (Ben) managed a large unionized organization out of a tough situation. This one seems to always choke me up. I hope you find it inspiring and an example to follow. As you can tell, the leadership skills you apply can have a great impact on the lives of others while increasing the performance of your organization. If you found this video inspiring, please share it. And if you haven’t done

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How to Use Your Leadership Skills to Build Trust in the Workplace

The thing about trust is that it is totally under your control, as the boss. You have the power to cultivate it and ensure its existence and you have the power to create an environment of distrust. To say a team or organization can’t run without it, is an understatement. How do you develop trust in the workplace?

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Ben Simonton

Ben Simonton Ben managed diverse groups of people for 34+ years, including as an executive in charge of a 1,300 person unionized organization. He made all the mistakes one can make, then devised solutions for 99.9% of people management issues. Ben can take you beyond great.