Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Embracing Differences
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Embracing Differences achievement employee motivation individual differences organizational strengths May 07, 2024

If you have siblings, then you probably know that two or more people can be raised in the same household by the same people and still turn out to be very different from one another. Why is it then that we expect our employees to be just like us? We have this idea in our minds for what success...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Forming an Identity Outside of Work
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Forming an Identity Outside of Work connectivity identity inspiring others personal development personal growth Apr 30, 2024

Forming an identity outside of work can be just as important as investing in your professional development. Work may take up a large portion of your life, but it should not be your whole life. We often associate who we are as individuals with the success we have achieved, but we are so much more...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Writing Your Own Story
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Writing Your Own Story controlling your story perception personal responsibility self-belief self-talk Apr 23, 2024

The story of who you are is something that only you can write. No one else can tell you who to be or what to stand for. Mentors and role models can help shape us into the individuals we become, but ultimately, we have control over what defines us. How we perceive ourselves and our self-talk are...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Your Work vs. Your Job
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Your Work vs. Your Job employee motivation high performance job satisfaction purpose driven Apr 16, 2024

Your job is the gateway for the work that you do, but they are not one in the same. The distinction is that your work is the purpose that you’re chasing, whereas your job is the manner in which you fulfill that work. For example, your work may be shaping future generations, and your job is...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Becoming a Great Manager vs. Becoming a Great Leader
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Becoming a Great Manager vs. Becoming a Great Leader achievement business advice growth and development inspiring others management and leadership Apr 09, 2024

Management is very different from leadership, but there are benefits to developing skills in both areas. When I think of managing others, I think of monitoring, measuring, and sometimes correcting employee performance. On the other hand, when I think of leading others, I think of inspiring...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Managing the Important and the Urgent
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Managing the Important and the Urgent achievement potential priority management scheduling time self improvement Apr 02, 2024

We often prioritize the things that are urgent in business over the things that are important. That sounds effective in theory, but when we put off the things that are important, we are neglecting to work on tasks that produce long-term positive results.

We become the most successful when we...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Building the Customer Relationship
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Building the Customer Relationship business strategy business success customer relationship serving customers solving problems Mar 26, 2024

Developing a healthy professional relationship between a business and its customers is vital for the organization’s long-term success. Businesses are designed to serve customers and solve problems, so without customers, a business becomes aimless. That’s why it is so important to...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
The Value and Necessity of Experience
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The Value and Necessity of Experience advancement business success experience learn from mistakes learning Mar 19, 2024

There is great value in learning, and there is even greater value in learning through experience. Imagine trying to learn a new language but never speaking it aloud or never communicating with another person who speaks the same language. It would be pretty difficult to know if you’re...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Why Micromanagement Kills Productivity
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Why Micromanagement Kills Productivity accountability building trust micromanagement performance management productivity Mar 12, 2024

Many managers believe that micromanaging their employees is how to keep them on track for success when in fact, it often discourages them from taking any risks or giving extra discretionary effort. They feel as though their manager does not trust them to do the thing that they were hired to do,...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Embrace Your Mistakes
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Embrace Your Mistakes growth and development growth mindset learn from mistakes personal accountability Mar 05, 2024

I used to think that being successful meant never making any mistakes, but I have since learned that some of the most successful people in life have made the most mistakes. The key to their success is that they learned from those mistakes. They did not become discouraged, they did not shut down,...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
The Power of Mentorship
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The Power of Mentorship business coaching great leaders growth and development mentor Feb 27, 2024

Most of the time in life, we don’t have all of the answers. There are plenty of things we don’t know but want to learn, and that’s when finding a mentor is extremely beneficial. A mentor is an experienced and trusted advisor that guides you through the business landscape. They...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Forward Thinking: Planning for Future Generations
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Forward Thinking: Planning for Future Generations accountability achievement business planning business strategy business success generation z planning ahead Feb 20, 2024

Planning ahead not only encourages you to be intentional in your actions, it can also alleviate some general stressors and anxieties, help you manage time more effectively, and lead to you accomplishing more overall. By outlining what needs to be done and by when, you can map out specific...

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