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Feel Like You’re Addicted to Social Media? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

I am a marketing professional who manages a whole crew of kids—really.  Age-wise, I could be the parent of each of these people. My team is tasked with providing movement and content across all of the social media platforms.   870 more words

Behavior Change

Denial

You know those moments when you love and appreciate your dog so much you find yourself crying?

I do that with Tom a lot.  Especially at times of vision transition and flux. 286 more words

Tom

What to Do About Mediocrity on Your Team

The toughest test of a manager is not how they deal with poor performance — it’s how they address mediocrity.

I’ve been struck over the years watching executives opine in public about the need for “accountability” and “high performance,” then complain helplessly in private about one or two middling members of their own team. 1,058 more words

Management

I'm Still Good for SOMETHING...

Mom had to do something called a WEBINAR for those trying to learn that language she teaches called Motivational Interviewing.  I’m not sure how this is helpful since all I saw her doing was talking to a computer.   158 more words

Healthy Puppy Food

Feeling Betrayed by Team Member’s Poor Performance? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

I lead a really excellent, large team at a not-for-profit company.  My question is about one of my team members who was passed to me by a peer who didn’t know what to do with her.  577 more words

Coaching

Man Vs. Himself: Training the Personal Trainer 1

I’m a personal trainer.  And I’m good at it.  I’m good at it, frankly, because I’m mother blessing mess.  I sit down daily with clients, new and old, perspective and returning, and nod my head with real personal appreciation as they list their perceived and real shortcomings, failures, and reservations about the whole “health and fitness” bit. 713 more words

Behavior Change