Positive Reinforcement Systems For Leadership Development

Positive Reinforcement Systems For Leadership Development  Every leader or manager’s nightmare is a recognition program that is perceived as playing favorites. We’ve all heard employees or coworkers remark about how they do twice the work of someone else, but 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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Leadership Development Systems

Leadership Development Systems Leadership Development Systems are crucial for the success of any business. Management style plays a key role in employee engagement and ultimately in the employees attitude towards the business and it’s customers, quality, safety, etc…Harnessing The Remarkable...

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Employee Recognition Desired As Much As Paycheck

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION IS AS IMPORTANT AS A PAYCHECK I was asked to travel to Puerto Rico to give a keynote presentation to a group of CEOs.After arriving at the airport in San Juan, I had to board a bus and take...

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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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Great Leadership And Positive Reinforcement

How leadership affects behavior Leadership always has an affect on Employee behavior, but great leadership understanding how to use Positive reinforcement in the workplace to reinforce the behaviors that drive profitability.Positive reinforcement may seem like an obvious thing for a...

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What is Safety Leadership?

How do your employees behave when you're not looking? It is clear that in most work environments, there is a gap between employee and management.  There tends to be a lack of openness and trust on the part of the employees, and...

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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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Learn The Green Bean Approach To Leadership At VPPPA

  Join Me at VPPPA and Get a Free Book! Get a unique, front-line, results-focused take on leadership and learn how thousands of companies become more productive. "Green Beans & Ice Cream: The End of Lagging Indicator...

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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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Direct Supply Workshop Feedback

 A couple of weeks ago, at my invitation, Bill attended Direct Supply’s 8th annual Loss Prevention Forum. The attendees included risk and safety professionals from 22 large long term care corporations (assisted living and skilled nursing) as well as...

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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 GroupWhen 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 CBSNewsIt'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

  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THE TIGER 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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How Hard Could It Be?

A young employee came up with an idea that added a million dollars to our bottom line. How do we reward him for the contribution? Do we even have to? Read the story on Inc Magazine's Blog . ....

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