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Don’t Take The Bait

Nobody can offend you without your consent. If anybody says or does anything to try and get under your skin, don’t give in. On today’s episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson talks about how being offended and taking the bait can distract you from...

Getting (And Staying) In The Zone

We all have a “zone” in the workplace, a temporary state of heightened focus that enables peak performance. On this week’s episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson talks about getting in the zone and staying there.

Four Types of Performance Mindsets

 On this week’s episode of The Hard Truths with Dave Anderson, Dave elaborates on the 4 types of performance mindsets. Most often people are a blend of all 4, depending on various factors, but one will usually dominate your daily performance. Dave suggests once...

Toxic Achievers

On today’s episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson goes over the types of “toxic achievers” that you may have in your staff and holding your staff accountable by redefining expectations.

Being An Unconditional Performer

Many people can have a good day after a good night's sleep or if they're feeling 100 percent. That's called being a "conditional performer." On this week's episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson talks about being an "unconditional performer," meaning that you can bring...

Hiring The Best People For Your Business – Alex Putman

Jim Fitzpatrick sits down with Alex Putman, founder of SPLICE Agency. Making sure to hire the right people for your business is an important aspect of being a business owner. SPLICE takes a unique approach to help you find the right candidate for your...

Improve Performance Through Consequences

On this episode of Hard Truths, Dave talks about consequences. Once you have clarity, once your expectations are clear, you've got to give feedback, based on those expectations, but what happens if the job doesn't get done? That's where consequences come in. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION Hi, welcome to Hard...

Accountability: Achieving More Clarity by Giving More Feedback

On this week's episode of Hard Truths with Dave Anderson, Dave continues his conversation about accountability, particularly about clarity. Once you have clarity as a manager, you need to communicate it well. You've got to give more feedback. You've got to eliminate the gray areas. VIDEO...

Who is Your Single Greatest Opportunity to Create Business Today?

On today's episode of Simple Strategies for a Complex World with Paul Cummings, Paul craves out a daily business process he has created to ensure you are putting your most valuable customers to the forefront daily. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Welcome to Simple Strategies for a Complex World....

Ambiguity is the Enemy of Accountability

On this week's episode of Hard Truths with host Dave Anderson, Dave talks about eliminating ambiguity as a step to full accountability in your leadership. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION Hi. Welcome to Hard Truths with Dave Anderson, the show where we talk about the things that need to be...
recession proof

Five Ways to Prepare Your Small Business for Recession Survival

During times when the economy is on the upswing —like right now—it is easy to forget the cyclical nature of markets. They are almost...
interview

36 Illegal Interview Questions to Never Ask a Job Candidate

You should be careful about what questions you ask during your next interview. A CareerBuilder survey found that one-fifth of employers had asked an...
adwords

Are These 4 Mistakes Hurting Your Google AdWords Campaigns?

If you've ever run pay-per-click ads on Google AdWords, then you can probably attest to the initial frustration that can come when you first...
leadership

What Does it Mean to Be a Maverick? 3 Leadership Lessons from John McCain

When John McCain died, scores of praise for the "maverick" politician spread across the internet. But what exactly made McCain such a maverick leader?...
women in businessvideo

The Impact of Women in Business – TiECON Panelists Dr. Felicia Phillips & Dani...

If you haven't heard about the upcoming TiECON Conference, you must be living under a rock. TiECON Atlanta is one of the most comprehensive...
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