How Mindfulness Strengthens You As A Business Leader - Leading Edge Teams

How Mindfulness Strengthens You As A Business Leader

February 16, 2024

Why is Mindfulness Essential to You as an Entrepreneur?  How Does Mindfulness Strengthen You as a Business Leader? Welcome! As a business coach, I have the privilege of working with people who seek to fulfill their passion, provide teaching or training, or meet a need in service to others through their entrepreneurial companies. Entrepreneurs are […]

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Beyond Goals: Unlocking True Success by Defining Who You Want to Be - Leading Edge Teams

Beyond Goals: Unlocking True Success by Defining Who You Want to Be

February 9, 2024

How do you turn your business vision and annual goals into a reality?    It's Annie and I’m glad you stopped by. It’s a new year, and clients are asking how to best define what they want to accomplish this year.  What is the most effective way to set their yearly leadership and business goals?  […]

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Take a Deep Dive into Business Problems to Find Solutions - Leading Edge Teams

Take a Deep Dive into Business Problems to Find Solutions

February 2, 2024

Hey, everyone, it’s Annie again! Do one or more of these business problems hit a nerve?  Ignoring changes in the external business environment Vague business purpose  Unclear branding Not meeting the needs of your target audience Ineffective, long-term business plan Lack of technology learning and upgrades Little investment in employee skill development Ongoing need for […]

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Communicate Well… Stop Talking, Start Hearing! Leading Edge Teams

Stop Talking, Start Hearing: Unlock Better Communication

January 26, 2024

To “Stop Talking and Start Hearing” is an important message for all of us, not just for others. Do you sometimes feel that you need to improve your communication skills at work (verbal and nonverbal)? Or… are you a person who feels improving communication skills is just for the other person?   Let’s talk! Communication is […]

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Creative Thinking Cartoon: Break Free from the Ordinary: Creative Teams Unleash Hidden Potential - Leading Edge Teams

Break Free from the Ordinary: Harness Your Team's Creative Power

January 16, 2024

WELCOME! I have a question for you: Do you see the importance of meeting with your team for creative breakout sessions on a regular basis? If not, I want you to know that generating new business opportunities and solutions to problems are right in front of you—and easier to bring to light than you may […]

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Damage Control: Managing Your Own Reactions for Team Success - Leading Edge Teams

Damage Control: Managing Your Own Reactions for Team Success

December 21, 2023

Are emotional reactions interfering with collaboration and effective leadership within your company?  Hi everyone, Annie here. I know from decades of experience that the “people part” of business is too often ignored. My team and I focus on it, which is what sets us apart from many business consultants and coaches. If you already know […]

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Renegotiating Expectations in a New Reality - Leading Edge Teams

Renegotiating Expectations in a New Reality

December 18, 2023

Do your current business expectations make you cringe? Expectations! It’s a word with profound meaning to all of us, professionally and personally. Do you feel stuck in some of your current expectations? Does thinking about them even make you cringe? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately myself. For sure, expectations have a big […]

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Business Cultures Thrive on Appreciation - Leading Edge Teams

Business Cultures Thrive on Appreciation

December 11, 2023

Do you desire a productive team that's engaged, shows up enthusiastic, and challenges itself? Of course you do. We want it for you, too. The way to get this from your team might be simpler than you think. We know the ideal scenario for every entrepreneur and business owner is to have a team of […]

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Mastering Project Charters for Efficient Resource Management - Leading Edge Teams

Mastering Project Charters for Efficient Resource Management

December 4, 2023

Do your projects often go off track, requiring last-minute changes? Do you define what your projects need to be successful? Does everyone know?  Hey, it’s Annie! To save you from learning the hard way, I want to share something that took me more than 10 years to learn as a young business leader. Interestingly enough, […]

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Navigating Traumatic Business Events Through Difficult Times - Leading Edge Teams

Navigating Traumatic Business Events Through Difficult Times

November 20, 2023

Hi, it’s Annie! I’m glad you’re reading this blog on how to “Survive and Thrive after a Traumatic Business Event” since they are, unfortunately, super common right now. With the economy turning down, inflation is up, and it seems like one thing after another. It’s a turbulent time, but you can survive it. Change & […]

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Priority Management: Make Intentional Choices About How You Use Your Time

November 13, 2023

The most valuable resource is you.   Inside every business the human resources are the most important, and by their very nature limited. No matter how brilliant you are or how well you systematize and organize your efforts, you must rest and recoup for part of the day to be able to contribute your gifts […]

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Creating a Functional Organizational Chart - Leading Edge Teams

Your Business Needs a Functional Organizational Chart

November 3, 2023

Hi everyone! … from Barbara at Leading Edge Teams!   Building a strong team that achieves your business goals together requires a Functional Organizational Chart. This foundation is needed to support your long term success! This is based on your company vision and strategic business plan. It defines the infrastructure, systems and processes. and optimal […]

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High Performance Teams need Role Clarity - Cartoon fitting people into shapes - Leading Edge Teams

High Performance Teams Need Role Clarity

October 30, 2023

You, and everyone in your company, need to have role clarity. It matters! Your team needs to function in alignment to the stage of business you are operating in, and the business outcomes you are going for.  Functional organizational structure that defines role clarity is imperative to attract and retain good talent for optimal business […]

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Clear Company Values Drive Success - Team helping elevate cartoon - Leading Edge Teams

Clear Company Values Drive Success

October 23, 2023

Hi everyone. Annie here. Just the other day, Heather McGonigal (our program director and executive coach extraordinaire) and I were having an interesting conversation about leadership and teamwork. Company values in the workplace came up, a hot topic these days. And it’s a frequent point of discussion in our coaching with clients. Anyone will tell […]

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Reinvent Yourself As A Business Leader - Super business woman in shadow - Leading Edge Teams

Reinvent Yourself As A Business Leader: Find out why… and how…

October 16, 2023

To reinvent yourself as a business leader is an inside job. Believe me, after decades of consulting and working with leaders at every level in companies, it’s the same for every leader. You have to do the inner work—and only you can do it. Reinventing is all about how you see yourself and the world, […]

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