Leveraging Leadership

with Amy Burkett

Navigating the Turnover Tsunami: A hiring Guide for Leaders advice business building career navigation change management courageous leadership hiring guide intentional living leadership leadership advice problem solving professional growth Feb 25, 2024

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had more turnover in my organization in the last year than I’ve seen in the last 20 years. Hiring isn’t easy.  It’s part science...

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Conducting Great Performance Reviews accountability career goals courageous leadership leadership performance reviews Feb 04, 2024

Today’s blog is about a topic we usually don’t like to talk about…performance reviews. Why do we hate them so much? Perhaps you’re like me and have some scars from past...

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Navigating the Waves of Change change change management courageous leadership leadership personal growth professional growth Jan 28, 2024

Hey there, fellow navigators of the corporate seas! Today, let's dive into the often-tumultuous waters of change management. Change is the only constant, they say, and in the business world, it's...

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The Double "D" Process of Time Management change change management growth leadership leadership advice personal growth success success tips time management Jan 21, 2024

We all struggle with time management.  Some of us more than others.  As much intention as I’ve put into maximizing each day, I’ll still have some that just seem to slip...

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One Day When VS. One Day Win accountability advice courage courageous leadership growth habits leadership progress Jan 14, 2024

Last week I shared four of seven tips to help you stress less and accomplish more in 2024 from Mark Batterson’s book, Win the Day As promised, I’ve got the last three for you...

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Write Less: Say More better communication communication leadership leadership lessons smart brevity writing tools Dec 10, 2023

I’ve been a writer my entire life.  I won my first essay contest in the third grade, and I was hooked. I’ve been studying the art of communications through writing for decades but...

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How to Make Smart People Investments leadership professional growth team building training Dec 03, 2023

As 2023 winds down you might be checking to see how your investments did.  I recently read a NASDAQ article that the average American’s 401k is up 9.6 percent this year. Not bad but have...

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Unlock Success: Master the Art of Negotiation courageous leadership leadership negotiation skills personal growth professional growth Nov 26, 2023

How would you rate your negotiation skills? Before you say you don’t have much experience at negotiation let me give you the official definition.  The dictionary defines negotiation as a...

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No Talent Required business building growth leadership leadership advice leadership lessons no talent required personal growth professional growth progress Nov 26, 2023

If I told you the key to my success required no talent at all, would you believe me?  It's true.  I’m not trying to minimize talent but I think we can over emphasize it...

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Do You have the Tools You Need to Grow? leadership leadership lessons personal growth professional growth skillsets Nov 05, 2023

I just got back from an afternoon of early holiday shopping with a dear friend.  It was a great afternoon of catching up and planning for the holiday season.  I needed a few things to get...

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Navigating Conflict accountability change conflict resolution' courageous leadership leadership Oct 14, 2023

Whether you think you can or not it's nearly impossible to avoid work conflict.  Research shows 86 percent of employees experience it and 76 percent of workers said they try to avoid it...

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Love + Work business building change change management coaching courageous leadership growth happiness leadership positive solutions Oct 07, 2023

In the organization I lead we focus on the 4-E’s, excellence, efficiency, effectiveness and entrepreneurship.  Today let’s dig into what it takes to be EXCELLENT.  According...

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