Start with Laughter: Increasing productivity


Increasing Team Productivity

A question I receive really frequently is how to have a better staff meeting.

I wrote an article about this awhile back which was really popular called Stop Having Status Meetings: 5 better things to do instead. Read More

Building the team you Need vs. Managing the team you Have: WEBINAR



This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Building a High Performing Team.

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If you missed it you can download the recording.

Members of my professional development program can download this webinar for free. Read More

Sometimes, the key to productivity is to stop thinking about it!


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Feeling Discouraged, Stuck, Lazy?

Do you ever have one of those days when every single thing on your task list feels impossible or just too annoying… and you can’t seem to get yourself engaged on anything?

As leaders we will always have hard things to deal with that will make some days feel miserable: Impossible demands, nasty politics, aggressive competitors, arrogant bosses, low performers, schedule pressures, resource cuts, multiple stakeholders, difficult people…the list goes on and on. Read More

Creating High Employee Engagement



This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Creating High Employee Engagement.

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If you missed it you can download the recording.

Members of my professional development program can download this webinar for free. Read More

Make People feel like Super-heroes: MondayMOVE Idea


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The Monday MOVE Idea

Each Monday until the launch of my upcoming book MOVE, I’ll be sharing an important idea from the book. This week: Make People Feel Like Super Heroes

“Patty, When I worked for you, I thought I was Superman.”

I got that message recently from a former employee. Read More

Are you a good manager?



This month’s webinar was on the topic of Are You a Good Manager?

If you missed it, you can download the recording.

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Are YOU a good manager?

This is a special and really important webinar. There is nothing you can do to improve the bottom line of your business more than to make sure that all your managers are good managers. Read More

Commitments, Deadlines & Employee Motivation



This month’s webinar was on the topic of Motivation, Commitments and Deadlines.

If you missed it, you can download the recording.

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This is a very useful webinar to download if you want to:

  • Get your team executing better, and more consistently
  • Become more comfortable discussing and sticking to deadlines
  • Learn how to enforce consequences without de-motivating people
  • Choose the right measures that make success and failure very clear
  • Have the right (non-emotional) conversations when expections are not met

Why organizations don’t deliver on time

The simple truth is that many organizations don’t deliver on time because there are no consequences for not delivering on time. Read More

Increasing Your Team's Performance


This month’s webinar was on Increasing Team Performance.

This is a useful webinar to download if you want to:

  • Develop specific techniques to manage high and low performers.
  • Get some help on performance management issues.
  • Get better outcomes when delegating.
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Can't or Won't


Dealing with low performers.

When someone isn’t doing what you need them to do, a question a leader will often ask themselves is…

“Is the problem with the person? Or is the problem with me?

Should I be doing something different when I am delegating, communicating, or supporting the person?”

This simple decision tree has helped me quickly get out of this quandary. Read More

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