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Coaching is one of the most important leadership skills you can have – because you are leading other people who you want to develop to become more successful. And if you want others to accept your coaching, you need to ask yourself one question. Learn more in the video below. If you want others to […]

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Questions are one of the most powerful tools we have as leaders. They can help us engage others, gather information, set the stage for coaching and feedback, and allow us the opportunity to listen rather than talk. The power of questions is undeniable. I am a big fan of collecting questions, and in a workshop […]

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You want to motivate, influence and inspire your team members to get their work done, meet job expectations, and hopefully for more beyond that. And yet, you feel hamstrung. After all, you don’t have the ability to give raises when they are deserved, and without the ability to use money as a motivator, there is […]

We, as leaders, make a big mistake sometimes, and when we fall prey to this mistake, it spreads throughout our organization. I’m going to tell you what this mistake is, why it happens, and how to fix it, in less than 400 words. Are you ready? The Mistake We frame our customer relationships as solely […]

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Remarkable TV: A Millenial Reversal

by Kevin Eikenberry on April 14, 2014

in Developing Others, Leadership, Learning, Video

If you lead millennials, if you work with millennials, if you are a millennial…you’ll want to watch this! As leaders, it’s our job to recognize and accept the generational differences in the workplace. And, we will be more successful when we leave labels out of the workplace and treat everyone equally – as human beings. Stop […]

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I was waiting for a workshop to begin this week in Kansas City, Missouri when I looked out the window at a tree that was just starting to bud. Except for the small branch right up against the window, which was far beyond budding – it was in full bloom. Picture it – a full […]

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Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

by Kevin Eikenberry on April 13, 2014

in Books, Influence, Leadership, Learning

By Nir Eyal with Ryan Hoover Here is part of this book’s description from the back cover: Hooked is a guide to building products people can’t put down. Written for product managers, designers, marketers, startup founders, and people eager to learn more about the things that control our behaviors, this book gives readers: – Practical […]

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This picture won’t mean much to you, but to the small group I spent two days with in Houston this week, it means a lot.  On the morning of the first day of our intimate training session on Coaching, the group had consumed our entire carafe of water pretty early.  When the staff came in […]

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How do I get my people to do more? How do I motivate the chronic underachiever? The answer is: it all starts with you… People achieve based on their expectations and choices. If you want them to achieve more, change their expectations. @KevinEikenberry (Click to Tweet It) Check out our Remarkable Leadership workshop here. Check […]

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You may have seen the story on 60 Minutes, or seen the stories throughout the media all week. There has been a big conversation about the idea that the Stock Market is being “rigged” by high frequency trading. That is the thesis of the new book Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis. […]

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