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Let Purpose Drive Your Culture

Let Purpose Drive Your Culture

Goals, objectives, projects, tasks… In business, we’re always looking to the next deliverable, jotting down lists of to-dos, following up on assignments, and keeping the next deadline on our radar. But in between, what motivates us to complete these tasks, make progress toward a goal, and get the job done? An inspiring manager, a synergized…

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DiSC® workshops

DiSC®: Beyond the Basics

In the business world, the journey to success can often feel like a rollercoaster ride. There are ups and downs and sometimes a few upside downs, too. But thankfully, there are tools to help you and your team find cohesion. DiSC® workshops are a transformative approach to finding enlightenment in the workplace. They are not…

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Hiring and Leadership

Blooper Reel: Hiring and Leadership Edition

Everyone loves a blooper reel. Something about revisiting our old mistakes and faux pas with the gift of hindsight gives us the rewarding sensation of growth and a lesson well learned (and maybe even a chuckle or two). Along with the blunders and lessons learned comes the opportunity to share my experiences not only for…

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PXT Assessment

The Key to Hiring and Retaining Great Employees

Of all the processes in an organization or company, none seem quite as dubious and prone to error as the hiring process. Building a synergetic team and identifying top talent is both an art and a science, but oftentimes hiring managers rely more on the art (gut feelings, instincts, personal preferences) than the science (data,…

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The Key to Effective Leadership

High EQ: The Key to Effective Leadership

If we had to write a list of traits often associated with effective leaders, a few standouts would likely be at the top of most of our lists—confidence, humility, empathy, conviction, and calmness under pressure to name a few. The one trait that all of these sub-traits have in common (and seem to hint at)…

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How to Lead Through Change and Uncertainty

How to Lead Through Change and Uncertainty

If there was ever a time that underscored the importance of leaders being able to execute in the face of uncertainty, it would certainly be within the past few years. A global pandemic, the evolving economic climate, and the rapidly changing workforce dynamic have all added a level of anticipation to our day-to-day. While we…

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Gratitude

Instant Joyfulness: Just Add Gratitude

Gratitude and joy tend to go hand-in-hand. This may seem obvious – when we feel joy in our lives, we often feel appreciation for the conditions or environment that helped create the feelings of satisfaction. However, the relationship between joy and gratitude is more nuanced and interwoven. Rather than expecting to feel gratitude after finding…

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A Leader’s Guide to Having Effective Conversations with Their Teams

As a leader, it is important to ensure that your team is aligned with the company’s goals and values, while also giving them the space to grow and develop within their roles. This is where the 5-5-5 EOS tool comes in handy. This tool is a structured approach to conducting monthly or quarterly conversations with…

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Imposter Syndrome

The Anecdote to Imposter Syndrome

Coaching & advising others for a living is a unique and sometimes strange experience. Through my coaching business, speaking events, and monthly blog and newsletter, I’m able to share insights I’ve compiled throughout the years. My work seems to be the medium through which all the experiences, stories, anecdotes, and conversations that have impacted me…

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Watch Out for Dream Killers

When I was about to become an EOS implementer, I wanted to shout my exciting plan from the rooftops. I got such passion and fulfillment from this new vision for my future and I wanted to share it with the community around me. I don’t think I had ever felt more seen or uplifted than…

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Middle Manager Syndrome

Middle Manager Syndrome: How to Remember the Forgotten Middle Manager

The middle child, middle class, middle person, middle manager. What does each of these “middles” have in common? They are stereotypically the forgotten or neglected role, and yet they’re often an integral part of any family, society, or company dynamic. EOS starts with training the Leadership Team on LMA: Leadership + Management = Accountability.  It…

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Clean Up Your Expectations

Clean Up Your Expectations

Have you ever added something to your to-do list with the sole purpose of checking it off because you already completed it? Something about crossing off items on a list is satisfying and makes us feel productive. We have agendas, checklists, calendar invites, and tools everywhere to remind us of our tasks and make us…

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Finding the Good

Have you ever been in an argument with someone over an offensive comment or insult? Hopefully, you had the courage to confront that person about what they said, and hopefully, they were able to offer a genuine apology. But occasionally, you get a response that sounds something like this: “I didn’t say you are annoying.…

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Ask for What You Need

5 Mindsets That Help You Ask for What You Need

Remember Tamagotchis? If you never experienced playing with these pocket-sized digital toys when you were a kid, you might remember your child or younger sibling playing with them. In a nutshell, they were small, handheld devices with screens that showed the users’ personal virtual pet. If you fed, cleaned up after, and cared for your…

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Change Your Locus of Control

Change Your Locus of Control

Control can be a tricky and even polarizing concept. While some subscribe to the idea that we are capable of willing our wants and needs into existence, others believe in complete and utter chaos – events happen to us and we have no control over our own lives no matter how much we wish we…

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How to Blow Up Your Belief Library in Three Steps

Imagine a close (but oftentimes negative) friend or colleague following you around for a day and voicing every unfiltered criticism that comes to mind. As you sit in a meeting and try to share your opinion, this colleague shoots down your ideas. As you work on a project or try something new, this person reminds…

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The Great Resignation: A Manager’s Guide to Great Retainment

The Great Resignation: A Manager’s Guide to Great Retainment

Fun Productions, like many small businesses during the 2020 pandemic, made the difficult decision to lay off workers. In fact, they laid off the entire team while they waited 15 long and uncertain months for events, and therefore business, to start up again. Like many other companies, Fun Productions encountered an unprecedented dilemma in the…

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Delegate and Elevate

Delegate and Elevate

Whether we are willing to admit it or not, we can’t do everything when it comes to our business. While many ventures may start off as single-person projects, they typically don’t stay that way for long. If we try to manage every aspect of a growing business, then eventually it will outgrow our personal bandwidth.…

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Five Elements of The EOS Life

Five Elements of The EOS Life

The heart of Abbott Coaching is to help other business owners, leaders, and eventually, all employees live their ideal lives, both personally and professionally. While there are some benefits to keeping strong boundaries, it is inevitable that these two parts of our lives often operate hand-in-hand. Therefore, finding the right balance and blend can be…

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How to Take a Clarity Break

Five Questions to Pose to Yourself During a Clarity Break

It’s no secret that owning a business is a serious job. As a business owner, you are constantly wearing multiple hats, as you juggle project management, bookkeeping, and keeping your clients and employees happy. These factors, combined with the fact that our society glamorizes the “hustle” mentality are a recipe for burnout amongst business owners.…

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Your Users’ Guide to You

Up-Front Information is a Game-Changer How many times have you experienced the anxiety of a change in the workplace? This could come from a promotion, a department or location transfer, beginning an entirely new job, or even from getting a new boss. Change is an uncomfortable, but generally unavoidable part of taking on new career…

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The Top 10 Most Valuable Lessons I Learned From Being On A Team

Teamwork doesn’t have to mean frustration and contention. You never want any members of your team dreading to work together. Instead, you want them to get excited and know that the job at hand is going to be a fun and fluid experience. As the leaders in your specific industry, you set the tone for…

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Enhance Your Team’s Performance

8 Factors To Consider To Enhance Your Team’s Performance

Every CEO wants their employees to commit to the overall vision and success of the company. Oftentimes, we forget in our leadership that it’s our responsibility to first, pick the right people for the job and second, make sure they are aligned, supported, and ultimately, engaged.  As we get ready to take on a new…

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Team’s Work Environment

4 Tips to Improve Your Team’s Work Environment

You’ve built this dream of yours into a profitable business. You must be passionate about what you do?  But here’s something that is important to remember: not everyone else has the same dream or passion as you do. When you start to build a team, it’s important that you find people that 1) enjoy what…

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Q4 Planning

Get Ready for the Years Ahead During Q4 Planning

We all are well aware of the magic that can happen during the fourth quarter, (thanks to the great game of American football). But, have you ever thought about the fourth quarter, in that same way, for your business? Sure, you have the annual quarterly meeting on the calendar, but do you make it different…

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Your Core Values Are More Than Words On A Wall

We’ve all seen and heard them before. Three to five little words or phrases that are displayed on a company’s website and along the walls of their headquarters — widely known as the core values.  Here’s the thing — core values are more than words on a wall or webpage, yet many organizations continue to…

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Whole Day for Quarterly Planning

Why You Should Set Aside a Whole Day for Quarterly Planning

Can you believe we are already approaching Q4 of 2021? Earlier this year, we touched on the power that comes from working in a 90-day world, but as we wrap up this year, let’s take it a step further and really consider and see how this can apply in quarterly planning. Working in 90-day increments…

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The State of Hiring

The State of Hiring: Why it’s in Jeopardy Now More than Ever

Did you know “a bad hire can cost an organization up to 30% of the employee’s first-year salary?” At least, that’s what the Department of Labor estimates. It’s no news that hiring is a very serious operation within an organization. Not only for the purposes of saving money, but also for the sake of employee…

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Why Hire An EOS Implementer for your Business?

Why Hire An EOS Implementer for your Business?

Have you ever been so involved with something or someone that you’ve become blind to red flags that everyone else can obviously see? Or, have you ever known so much about a certain topic or subject that when you talk to someone that doesn’t know anything about it, they just look at you like you’re…

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90-Day World

The Power of Working in a 90-Day World

Why do you think the standard calendar quarters are made up of 90-day periods? Q1 consists of January, February, and March. April kicks off Q2 and three months later, Q3 starts and so forth. Every three months is roughly about 90 days. Why do you think that companies give new employees a 90-day performance review…

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Are You Limiting Your Potential for Business Growth?

Based on your decision to read this article likely confirms that you’re searching for some sort of silver lining in growing your business. You know you’re capable of doing more and getting more out of your business, but you are hitting a ceiling. The things that once worked are no longer getting traction.  Lucky for…

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Getting to Know YOU: Working from Home

It’s a safe assumption that all of us have experienced our work lives being turned upside down over the past couple months. As organizations adapt to the mandates and changes brought on by COVID-19, a record-breaking number of people now find themselves working from home—including many who have never worked remotely until now. There are…

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Real Feedback Allows for Real Change: Three Ways to Grow as a Leader

“I’m an excellent leader. I always communicate effectively. I’m a visionary and dedicated to results. And my employees know just how much I appreciate their contributions to the organization.” Really though? Regardless of whether this sounds like your internal voice, stop and consider this: If you have an opinion about yourself as a leader, how…

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