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Are you a cheerleader in your organization?

“…And most of all, he presented his style of leadership to us by stating that their role as the head of the organization was to simply be cheerleaders. They further explained that their favorite managerial expression was "to stay in your lane."  The power of this illustrative remark was not only offered to us, but one that they tried to stay true to as well.  The explanation offered was that we as the staff were the "experts" and if they could do our job then there would be no need for our positions.  Consequently, they pledged their loyalty to this philosophy of leadership style and promised just to cheerlead or cheer us on.”

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Put Them into Action

“Are there business assets of yours that are precious in nature and yet are in the corner and not being put to full and practical use? Some of those business assets could include office space, underutilized technology, missed opportunities of further connecting with your customers, etc. In addition, for some businesses, one of the most neglected and shelved assets is the company's personnel. We at, With Purpose, can help with maximizing your human resource assets and putting them into full circulation.”

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The Fezziwig Effect

It is a fact that everyone needs to work in order to make a living and provide the basic necessities for themselves and their family. Consequently, the workplace environment and the value of the employees teaming together to achieve the business goals can not be underestimated.  Therefore, it is essential that leaders understand this powerful effect that they can have on the workplace environment and consequently their employees and provide the ultimate working environment. This will not only enhance the lives of the team members, but empower them to meld together for the achievement of the company's vision and contribute to the success of the business in meeting the goals of the operation.

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"This Is A Football"

Vince Lombardi assumed nothing when it came to football.  Football was his business and he wanted to win. Therefore, in holding up that football on that hot day in July in 1961, he stated to 38 seasoned football players, who had held a previous year's championship within their grasp, the basics of the game.  He started the new season with fundamentals; the very building blocks of success in football or any other business for that matter.

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Team Flying

just as with the majestic sight of birds flying in perfect symmetry, bystanders will "look upward" to gaze admiringly when your business is flying like a team.  You will be noticed and new customers will be drawn as well as receiving the respect of you business peers. At With Purpose we want to aid you in your "southerly" journey in order to reach your business destination.  Through team work building we will help your team to soar and fly above the trivial that would drag your business's efficiency and proficiency downward. 

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F.A.I.L.

When it comes to enjoying the success of one's life or business, it is important to understand and embrace that the business and or our personal success is not thriving due to it's successful endeavors, but built on failures.

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Business Dementia

Is your business suffering from dementia? Dementia is an insidious disease with many casualties. The primary casualty is the afflicted individual themself and the degrees of thievery that are multileveled.  The levels of loss are clinically diagnosed and compartmentalized into stages labeled as one to seven with seven being the final and most severe stage. 

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Adhere To Your Purpose

Adhere to your purpose and you will soon feel as well as you ever did. On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it all your life. -Abraham Lincoln. Today, we can take the words of Abraham Lincoln to heart both in our personal life as well as in our professional life.

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Business Mulligan

Wouldn't it be wonderful in our day-to-day business activities if we could do a "do over" or take a Mulligan. Perhaps a Mulligan could be claimed in the hiring of that new employee that didn't work out or perhaps a Mulligan could be claimed if we hadn't invested in that new inventory system after finding out that a newer and cheaper system came available or perhaps we could claim a do over when we should've expanded our service or vice versa.

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Turn On Your Business Power Switch

Today, perhaps, your business (business) has stalled and a "hidden" power switch needs to be "toggled on."  

That lack of fuel flowing to your company's engine could be a lack of goal setting, strategic planning, communication issues, leadership development, etc.

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Connect The Dots

Unfortunately, life is not that easy where we just simply connect the dots and voilà our dreams and pictures of our future emerge.

Sometimes, because of the adventure called life, we may skip a dot, miss a dot or fail, for whatever reason, choose not to follow the dots which then provides a whole different picture than the one we envisioned. In addition, to our personal and professional lives, the connecting of dots could be part of the process towards experiencing success in our business. 

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