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Questions to Keep Employees Engaged

Questions to Keep Employees Engaged

A recent article from HR Specialist lists 15 questions you should ask new employees after their first 60 days of employment. I would argue that leaders should be asking many of these questions on an ongoing basis and not just after the first 60 days on the job. Asking...

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Delegating in Real Time

Delegating in Real Time

I was recently facilitating one of my Vistage CEO groups in which the group was reviewing the way we had been operating looking for ways to improve our meetings.  One of the members shared a best practice with the group which reinforces mission vision and values...

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Disaster Recovery Lessons from the BP Oil Spill

Disaster Recovery Lessons from the BP Oil Spill

Yes, it is a huge disaster and they have yet to find a solution but why has it taken so long? I believe it is lack of leadership. BP is a huge company with billions of dollars of resources and I am sure a huge risk management department and yet they seem to be making...

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Don’t Fear Failure, Embrace It!

Don’t Fear Failure, Embrace It!

We all fear failing.  I know I do.  Yet, I also know that without failure I remain stagnant and soon become irrelevant to myself and others. So how do I embrace failure and make it my friend? When I make a mistake or fail at something I have done, I evaluate what I...

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A Lesson in Learning to Accept Change

A Lesson in Learning to Accept Change

I, along with my husband, were two of millions recently who's vacation was changed due to the volcanic eruption in Iceland which delayed flights for days in Europe. In our case we had been enjoying a lovely cruise and two days before finishing up in Venice, we heard...

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Stop beating yourself up! Recognize your successes

Stop beating yourself up! Recognize your successes

Recently, I have had several executive coaching conversations with business leaders who have complained that they weren’t accomplishing enough.  One leader felt as if she would never get through her “to do” list. But as the conversation progressed she was able to list...

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Beth Armknecht Miller’s passion for learning and dedication to bringing out the best in others are strands woven throughout her career and are found in her work with Executive Velocity, a top talent and leadership development advisory firm.