Tag: strengths

The HOT Plan™: The Right Person for the Job

As we mentioned in our last blog, The HOT Plan views supervisors as coaches.  Three of Pitsco’s great coach/supervisors introduced in our previous post are Nancy, Tim, and Tom. Over the next several posts we asked these three to share what

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The HOT Plan™: Supervisors as Coaches

Every team needs a coach and work teams are no exception. In the HOT Plan, supervisors are the coaches of their teams. According to legendary Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry, teams who win like champions require more than talent. “The

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The HOT Plan™: Targeting Above-and-Beyond Productivity.

Above and Beyond. What does it really mean?  What does it mean to your business? To some, it means to exceed what a particular job requires, to reach new heights in productivity. To others, it means to innovate, to pioneer

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The HOT Plan™: The surprising key to great team leaders

A boss, a captain, a coach or a taskmaster? Which word best describes the team leaders you are looking for? Getting people to work together isn’t easy, and leadership often goes to the person with the most machismo, the one

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The HOT Plan™: Who’s on first?

Who’s on first? What’s on second? And I Don’t Know is on third … How do you pick the best members for your HOT teams? Abbot and Costello’s classic baseball comedy routine, “Who’s On First?” never gets old. Abbot warns

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Office 2016: Not your Grandpa’s workplace

Culture is king in the 2016 workplace as millennials become the majority of workers in the U.S. and abroad. As of May 2015, the Pew Research Center reported that Millennials (those born after 1980) became the largest group of workers

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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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