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Obstacles to Listening communication leadership mann u no excuse zone redefine retail soft skills

In this modern, digital age, listening is quickly becoming a dying art. With our eyes and thumbs constantly distracted by texts, emails, phone...

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Leading Change Book Launch achiever book leading change

Thank you to all who have supported us in the launch of Dan's new book Leading Change:  How to Achieve Superior Results with Gentle Pressure...

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What Makes A Successful Store Manager? achiever change management leadership leading change

*Amendment: After reviewing our feedback forms and internal discussions, the title of this NBDA Super Seminar should have been “Manager...

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You Have Become a Managerā€¦.Now What? achiever change management communication leadership

Congratulations! What an exciting promotion. Webster defines a manager as a person responsible for controlling or administering all or part of a...

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Applied achiever change management leading change small business

I trust you are following along in our continued exploration of the phrase/mantra/process, “Gentle Pressure Relentlessly Applied”. So...

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Relentless change management gpra influencing behavior small business

So far, we have explored the first two words, Gentle and Pressure. Today we turn our attention to the third word in the process: RELENTLESSLY.

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Pressure achiever change management leadership leading change small business

Today, let’s tackle the second word, Pressure. It’s immediately paradoxical that these two words are used together: Gentle. Pressure....

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Dan Wrote a 2nd Book change management leadership leading change small business

I wrote a book.

Two actually. On May 16th my second book, Leading Change: How to Achieve Superior Results with Gentle Pressure Relentlessly Applied...

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What is Gentle Pressure Relentlessly Applied? change management gpra leadership leading change

At its core, the book is about the phrase: “Gentle Pressure Relentlessly Applied”. In my world, it’s more than a...

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The Integritor achiever hiring leadership small business soft skills

In the late nineties, during my time leading at Bachrach men’s clothing, we had a focus on high-quality hiring. We worked with Jerry Bell of...

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The Entrepreneur achiever hiring influencing behavior leadership small business soft skills

The fifth, and most obvious attribute of an achiever is the Entrepreneur. While it may be obvious that an achiever has entrepreneurial...

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Team Builder achiever hiring influencing behavior leadership small business soft skills

For those of you who have been following along, you know that we are spending six weeks describing the attributes of an Achiever. An Achiever...

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