Leadership Tip #1: Put Your Troops First

The best leadership tips often come from the stories of great leaders. In this story You’ll see how George Washington’s leadership tip was to put his troops first. Travel with me, if you will, to 1777, to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania....

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The Best Leadership Strategies

The best leadership strategies are the ones that cause you to be better at developing committed employees. Employee performance is that extra something you’ve been looking for to move profitability, quality, safety and customer satisfaction to the next level. The...

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How To Get Results From Employees

How To Get Results From Employees   Employee performance is a key element in the success of any business. Every leader wants to know how to get results from employees. Every leader wants employees who are committed, but in order to...

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How To Change Employee Behavior

  How To Change Employee Behavior Bill Sims first book "Green Beans and Ice Cream" is garnering rave reviews and is available at Greenbeanleadership.com and on Amazon.com I would like to thank you for taking just a few minutes to chat with me about...

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Leadership: The Stuff That Rolls Downhill

Some anonymous soldier once observed that when bad things happen to the leadership, somthing bad inevitably happens to the soldiers in his command. The principle was immortalized in an expression about the stuff that rolls downhill. For many people, the...

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Does Punishment Equal Leadership?

In an award winning Super Bowl commercial, Reebok poked fun at “tough guy” leadership styles. “We asked Reebok to help us improve office productivity, we had no idea how effective their methods would be” says the CEO in the commercial....

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Positive Reinforcement Leadership From Disney to Oz

This week I received some great feedback from a friend in Australia who is spreading the “Green Beans & Ice Cream” message to the leadership in his company. Stephen works as a business improvement adviser for a company in Australia...

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Tips on Millennial Workforce Team Building

Here are the questions for the story – "Basic Training" – which will appear in the April issue of CANVAS magazine. The story looks at how companies can incubate new age employees and build the right team for their...

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Spreading the Power of Positive Reinforcement

I always enjoy hearing when readers liked “Green Beans and Ice Cream” so much that they had to share it. Cindy Worell, a branch manager at Prospect Mortgage in Massachusetts, recently sent me an email saying she did just that. Worell’s family has...

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Green Beans & Ice Cream By Flashlight

The lights flickered and went out. There I was, about to give my Green Beans & Ice Cream presentation at the American Society of Safety Engineers Seminar Fest, and it was completely dark. My presentation was at the LVH, the Las...

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Green Beans and Ice Cream is Cleared for Takeoff!

A new venture unfolds with The Paradies Group When Greg Harmon with The Paradies Group invited me to a book signing at the Atlanta International Airport, I was honored.  Both Charlotte and Atlanta are my “second home” as I connect...

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Bill Shares a few insights from his new book with Sandy Benson on WHHI’s “Talk of the Town”

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Nine Things That Motivate Employees More Than Money

The ability to motivate employees is one of the greatest skills an entrepreneur can possess. Two years ago, I realized I didn’t have this skill. So I hired a CEO who did. Josh had 12 years in the corporate world, which...

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The Millenials Are Coming

From CBSNews It's graduation time and once again we say "Stand back all bosses!" A new breed of American worker is about to attack everything you hold sacred: from giving orders, to your starched white shirt and tie. They are...

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Terry Tate

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Diary of a Punisher – Tiger Oil Memos

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Piano Stairs

”Take the stairs instead of the escalator or elevator and feel better” is something we often hear or read in the Sunday papers. Few people actually follow that advice. Can we get more people to take the stairs over...

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Norman the Doorman

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Biff Wilson and the Alaska Jacket

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