Leadership Archives - Amie Devero

Planning in a Pandemic

April 16, 2020
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If you are a business leader, owner or founder, this pandemic has likely left you reeling.

Prior to this change in the world, you likely had a plan. You were growing or pivoting, expanding or diversifying. That plan could feel irrelevant –and it may be.

The world […]

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Reminder for Leaders During Pandemic

April 13, 2020
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Leaders are trying to meet the demands of the uncertainty wrought by Covid19. But, along with your management, your team needs much more from you. They need your heart and your expansive empathy. How can you demonstrate that and help them as they navigate these very scary water […]

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Team Management While Sheltered in Place

March 20, 2020
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Over the last week we have all begun to change our habits and practices for work. You may be working from home (WFH) for the first time. Even if you’re an old hand at WFH, things may be a bit different now. You may have your spouse […]

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Stop and Build a Strategy

March 2, 2020
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It’s not unusual for a company once to have created a business plan, and then to assume that the necessary work of strategic planning has been done. Maybe there is an annual “strategy session” during which annual goals get set. This happens in both start-ups and […]

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Great Managers are NOT Born, They’re Made

August 26, 2019
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In business, we regularly promote our best and brightest performers to positions in which they have absolutely no expertise, experience or knowledge. Yes, we do. Not only that, we expect them to perform brilliantly although they have received no instruction, training, practice or correction.

“Nonsense” you say. “People […]

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Having Useful Conversations

July 24, 2019
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We all find our identities in various communities, whether friends, family, colleagues, or allies. In those communities we speak to people who largely echo our views, both about the world and about our own decisions and conclusions. Experiencing agreement and reciprocal emotional support makes us feel good about […]

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Indecision and Fear

July 15, 2019
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Most of us have experienced a moment when we needed to make a decision, but instead, just gave in and went with the flow.  Or, instead of giving in we did nothing. For example, a client of mine allowed a salesperson to stay for an entire year […]

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Personal Power Run Amok

June 18, 2019
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For most of my life, through my late twenties, I was dancer. When I was about 14 I recall being in a dance class in which the teacher—she was my idol—asked us all to do a barrel turn. I had never done that jump and was […]

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