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Sample Mission Statements

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Sample Mission Statements

Introduction 

These sample mission statements will help you to identify what mission statements you find easier to understand, clearer, and more compelling. 

What mission statements do you think communicate best the purpose of their organization? 

Use these mission statements as inspiration to write your own.

BUT be extremely careful—an effective mission statement is not a beautiful sentence / paragraph.

You must take a look at this article to find out about what …

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Performance Based Management

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Performance Based Management

Introduction

What does performance based management mean? It simply means the following:

  • Performance based management is when you manage your direct reports by focusing on their performance

That’s it.

But think about it though:

You are responsible for your team (made up of your employees and yourself) – you are your direct reports’ boss – you are accountable for the results your team delivers – it is your responsibility to make sure your direct reports brin…

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Free Employee Motivation Techniques

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Free Employee Motivation Techniques

Introduction

Here—in no particular order—you will find seven free employee motivation techniques you can use with your direct reports; whether you are a new manager, or a seasoned executive.

By implementing these techniques, you won’t have to add an extra load of work to the amount of work you are already doing—but rather—you will be doing your work in a different way, much more effectively.

Clear-cut Job Description

Every single position must have these …

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Definition of Performance Management

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Definition of Performance Management 

Introduction 

You must have a clear and practical definition of performance management if you want to purposefully manage the performance of your direct reports, in order to lead them to peak performance.

Before you ask yourself what is performance management, let me define the meaning of “performance” for you:

Performance is the sum of behavior plus results: 

Performance = Behavior + Results

When you are looking at performance, it is necessary to focu…

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Definition of Motivation

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Definition of Motivation 

Introduction

Yes, the definition of motivation is critical, but to help you better understand the meaning of motivation, I will show you three different definitions of extremely related topics, I will show you how they are different among themselves, and I will show you how each one does not necessarily imply any of the other two.

  • Motivation
  • Commitment
  • Engagement

Definition of Motivation

  • Motivation is your internal energy that thrusts your behavior to attai…

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Define Change

Define Change

Define Change

The Oxford American Dictionaries define change as …

  • Verb: make or become different
  • Noun: the act or instance of making or becoming different

Georgetown University, University Information Services

  • Change: A deviation from a currently established baseline

Wikipedia

  • Change: The process of becoming different

Other definitions—which sometimes may even be contradictory …

  • To change is to become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or it…

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Systems Thinking in Team Leadership

Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking 

“Systems Thinking” on leadership is when you visualize a system (your organization) as a collection of interrelated parts (Divisions, Departments, etc.) bound together to achieve a purpose (products and services), where the relationships between such parts are as important as the parts themselves, and where the whole (your organization) interrelates with its external environment (your customers, your suppliers, the market, the economy, the government regulations, etc.) as well…

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