Tag Archives: Advisory Boards

20+ Leadership Best Practices In 4 Workshops

A friendly reminder that my Leadership Transformation Workshop series launches this Wednesday, October 14th. During this 4 part workshop series I deliver well over twenty proven Leadership Best Practices. There are a few spots remaining and I would recommend getting yours now.

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BEST PRACTICES IN LEADERSHIP (For Every Business Owner & Entrepreneur)

  Following are highlights of the Best Practices in Leadership I shared in the webinar earlier today. Show gratitude: “Everything begins and ends with THANK YOU – Jim Shultz”.  Everyone likes to be appreciated – customers, employees, shareholders and even ourselves. We have a

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WHOSE IDEA IS BETTER – YOURS OR MINE? (pitfalls of ordering people what to do)

  Would you agree that an idea is far more powerful when it is their idea versus yours?  And would you also agree that when it is their idea it is also far more likely it will be put into

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NEED A HELPING HAND: Why We Need A Mentor

  Everyone can use a mentor.  I can, you can – we all can.  A mentor is not a luxury; it is an absolute necessity with the pace of our world today.  We operate in a whirlwind. The benefit of

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Providing Constructive Feedback

Why do we have such a tough time providing constructive feedback when people actually crave it?  I see leaders struggle with this as much as managers.  It is a natural aversion to conflict from the desire to be liked.  Management by

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A Time For Gratitude & Thanksgiving

  It was one year ago when I introduced my new venture the NIEMI TRUST® along with the launch of my new website www.niemitrust.com.   I write this blog to express my deepest gratitude to all who have supported me in

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“Small” Businesses Are The Backbone Of Our …

  Small business owners may not be viewed as the pillar of our society but they are the bedrock of our communities.   There can be no debate that every business once started out small.  What is debated is what constitutes

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THE BEST BOARD BEHAVIORS

This blog is to GIVE to you completely free a few guidelines on how to get the most out of your board [meetings].  I have created just for you a code of conduct for your board’s etiquette.    You may freely steal these

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THE BEST BOARDS = BEST TALENT

In this blog we will answer how to have the best boards.  And the quick answer this question, without any delay, is, quite simply, to have the best talent on your board.  Period. Who we want on our boards are

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BOARDS NEED STRUCTURE TOO

No one likes a run-on board meeting – not the business leader or the board members themselves.  So why do board meetings run on?  We need to be sure we address the cause and not just fault the symptom. Most

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