Category: 10 HOT Tips

Ten HOT Tips for Success
10. Create a company of leaders

We have a phrase we sometimes use around Pitsco; we refer to ourselves as a ‘Company of Leaders’. The phrase has a nice ring to it. But let’s be transparent. What does it really mean? Leadership is not only about

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HOT Tips for Success #9: Train supervisors to be coaches

Every team needs a coach and teams at work are no exception. Do you want to have winning teams? Train your supervisors to be winning coaches. According to the legendary Dallas Cowboy’s coach Tom Landry, teams who continuously win require more

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Ten HOT Tips for Success 8. Provide employees a system within which to work

As we mentioned in the last blog post, knowing that work is worth doing fuels the fires of enthusiasm to excel. But once the fires are burning, how do you harness that energy and direct it toward your organizational goals?

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Ten HOT Tips for Success 7. Know why your work is worth doing

Taking the Next Step. In the last post, we talked about creating ways for employees to see the end results – to witness how the product or service they help provide changes lives for the better. Seeing their positive impact

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Ten HOT Tips for Success 6. Increase Purpose to Increase Ownership

Progressive CEOs want employees to have a firm grip on the power and the purpose of their work. These type of CEOs know intuitively that a clear view of purpose is not only what is best for employees, but also

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HOT Tips for Success: #5. Teams shift success in high gear

A well-assembled team is like a precision lens: it magnifies the strengths of its individual members. In short, there’s a sort of magic to teams. Because teams bring together people with different skills from across the organization, they have the diversity

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HOT Tips for Success #4: HOT checks you can bank on.

How does your business share success with your teams?  Each January, with the holidays just behind us, we schedule a New Year’s celebration to go over the numbers of the past year’s accomplishments and pass out nearly 200 hot checks. Yes, we

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HOT Tips for Success #3: Win with Responsibility.

Very late one night when my company was in crisis I was sketching solutions at the kitchen table when, rather quickly, a plan for turning things around seemed to fall onto my paper. I reflected on other times we had

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HOT Tips for Success: #2: Adapt quickly.

The sky was the limit during our entrepreneurial days at Pitsco, Inc. The culture of Pitsco was full of energy. Our vision drew creative, smart teachers like a magnet; teachers who deeply desired to inspire learners with engaging new experiences.

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HOT Tip for Success: #1. Seek advice from proven mentors.

My story begins as a first year coach and teacher. At my first teaching job, I was asked to create a track team for one of the poorest school districts in my state. The school didn’t even have a track.

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