'You can do better': the power of feedback when managing a team

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 30-Jan-2019 02:00:00

This blog comes from our eBook Surfer dudes, janitors and the Ritz-Carlton: Lessons in leadership and business culture.

Management consultant Kevin Catlin from Insight Strategies, Inc. generously shared three of his past blogs in the eBook, along with some updated comments at the end of each one.

We hope you enjoy the insights of this inspirational communicator and leadership expert.

 

By Kevin Catlin
Insight Strategies, Inc.

I joined the army in July of 1976 but had to wait four months to turn 18 before I could be shipped off to basic. I was not a great soldier...

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Topics: staff management, leadership, Business culture, guest blogger, feedback, staff performance

The best sales advice I ever got was from a surfer dude

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 20-Jun-2018 02:00:00

By Kevin Catlin
Insight Strategies, Inc

I have always loved the outdoors. Hiking, camping, rafting, the ocean sports, all of it, I’m in. I see a Bass Pro Shop or REI and can’t help stopping to check things out.

One day I did just that and ended up relearning a crucial lesson on selling and the art of persuasion in general.

My local REI store is in Manhattan Beach, California and on this particular day I did my usual and stopped in to ‘look around’. The problem with me and ‘looking around’ is that I’m like a kid in a candy store and always end up buying something.

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Topics: business advice, Business culture, leadership, sales advice

 
Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and should not be taken as personal, professional advice. Readers should make their own inquiries and obtain independent, professional advice before making any decisions, taking any action or relying on any information in this blog. 
 
 

 

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