The Power of Positive Reinforcement

If one of your employees does something good that you want to see more of, you have to let them know about it. On today’s episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson talks about the power of positive reinforcement.

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...

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...

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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How Blockchain Technology Can Benefit Your Future Marketing Campaigns

Most of the news about blockchain tech these days refers to Bitcoin and other electronic currencies. If you look deep, you might see that...
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How You Can Increase Productivity By Making a Few Simple Changes in Your Company...

Welcome to another edition of the Small Business Show. Take a moment to think about what kind of work environment you are creating. Is...
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The Essential Rules of Phone and Email Etiquette for Your Office

Business communications are a totally different animal than just a decade ago. Former methods of communication included snail mail and telephone with just a...
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8 Simple Tips to Improve Your Networking Skills

In today's expanding economy, it's critical that business people maintain a strong network of personal and business connections. Unfortunately, many people reduce their networking...
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How to Boost Referrals from Your Loyal Customer Base – Mike Wittenstein, Storyminers

Every business owner knows that your brand is only as strong as the experience you give your customers. Having the capabilities to provide excellent...
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