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A Look at Disappointment

on 5/10/18 2:22 PM By | Jim Paluch, President, JP Horizons, Inc. | 0 Comments | Disappointment Leadership
In all the years of writing the People Solutions newsletter, the topic of disappointment has not been addressed. You might be thinking, "Of course it hasn't; it's supposed to be an inspiring, motivating, and ENERGIZING Friday morning read. The concept of disappointment is . . . well . . . is just so disappointing." And, if you said that, I would have to agree with you, yet stick with me on this topic and let's explore the concept of disappointment and . . . hopefully. . . you won't be disappointed .
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The 5S's

on 4/20/18 2:42 PM By | Jim Paluch, President, JP Horizons, Inc. | 0 Comments | Working Smarter 5S
One of the tools used in LEAN is the concept of 5S. It helps to address the many opportunities where you can create an organized, efficient, cleaner workplace that has clear work processes and standards. As you read through the brief description below, consider how you can use these principles to improve not only your company but also your personal life and approach to your career. 
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Growing Senior Leaders

It is a great time of year to focus upon personal development. Each organization needs to get their people to function at a higher leadership level. It is important to see the difference between where you have been and where you need to be.
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Don't Stop Breathing!

on 3/5/18 8:48 AM By | Jim Paluch, President, JP Horizons, Inc. | 0 Comments |
Don't Stop Breathing: that is what I think every time I hear a company leader say, "I think we are going to have to take a few weeks off from training during our busy season!" I am amazed because it could be the same leader who a month or a year before had made this statement, "It is exciting to see the team communicating and working together to solve problems, drive out waste, create a plan, or a multitude of other benefits from the weekly discipline of meeting to focus on Working Smarter. 
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3 C's of Communication

Being able to lead comes down to our ability to communicate. People trust leaders that are able to genuinely connect. I have observed teams grow and excel when the 3 C's of Communication are present.
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