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...

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...

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...

Accountability and What it is Worth to Your Business

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Your culture, what's that worth? Team morale, momentum, your brand, the customer experience, the team member experience, your own credibility as a leader. You will lose the respect of the best when you don't deal effectively with the worst. Accountability. On this episode of Hard...
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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?...
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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...
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SEO Tips For Online Marketplace Platforms

Amazon, Etsy, eBay, and even Alibaba all have one huge thing in common: They're all run by optimized search engines trying to find the...
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Looking to Sell Your Company? Here are the Next Steps – Ted Jenkin

Today on the Atlanta Small Business Show we're joined once again by Ted Jenkin, CEO and founder of oXYGen Financial. In this segment we...
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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...
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