Tag: relationships

10 Easy Things You Can Do To Grow your Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ There are lots of people out there right now looking to buy whatever it is that your business is selling, but they don’t know about you, or your product or service. That is absolutely true whether you are cleaning houses, or whether you are a travel agent, real estate agent, or…
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Leading From Within

A lot of times you’re going to see problems with an organization that you work with.  Honestly, you’ll probably always see opportunities for improvement.  The easiest way to get to real, sustained improvement is by leading from within the organization.  Pointing out the problems doesn’t solve them.  Finding ways to actually solve those problems, building…
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Don’t Burn Those Bridges and 1 Tip to Build Them

The world is an incredibly small place.  I can tell you countless stories of running across people in strange places from other parts of my life.  My husband and I have never directly worked together, yet have worked with many of the same people.  I used to work with Finney, and now I work with…
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make deposits to build trust

Make Deposits To Build Trust

  ~by Haley Lynn Gray~ In my post about building relationships to build trust, I stated that you have to make deposits with people in order to build trust, and like. In most cases, people take a while to get to know each other. In a professional environment, you are putting people together who otherwise…
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Think Before You Hit Send

In an article about maintaining a professional attitude at work, the first thing I mentioned is that you should think before you hit send on emails, texts, or making phone calls.  Communication can be really tough, as intention can’t always be read, and when you throw in time and distance from the person you are…
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Leadership Traits

Leadership has become one of those buzzwords in the business world, and in academic circles.  People talk about leadership classes, leadership academies, and more.  But what are the leadership traits that they are attempting to teach? 5 Leadership Traits See what needs to be done, and pitch in and do it.  That means rolling up…
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Why Leadership Girl?

Why did I call this blog leadership girl?  Why not call it working mom with four kids, or something else?  I could have named this blog almost anything, but decided to go ahead and name it after who I am, and who I want to be- a girl in the lead.  Never mind that I’m…
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3 Ways Leadership is Hard Work

Getting to a leadership position requires a ton of hard work.  Staying there, requires even more.  I remember as a youngster thinking that once I made a certain amount of money, that I wouldn’t have to budget anymore.  Boy was I wrong.  I was equally wrong in my youthful thoughts that being in a leadership…
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