February 2018 Newsletter
Thank you for opening this email, I trust it finds you doing well. We’re now into February and, like many of you, I’m looking forward to spring and warmer weather.

Thought for the Day  

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” ~ Winston Churchill  

Smile for the Day  

“Intentionally losing a game of rock, paper, scissors is just as hard as trying to win.” ~ Unknown
Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You
One issue constantly surfaces these days during our presentations to leaders of organizations and, in all candor, it’s an issue which consumes those of us who are helping best-practice companies both attract and retain top talent.  That issue is … “you must know your employees well, better than they know themselves.” Much like the song “Getting to Know You” from the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The King and I, it’s all about getting to know more about your most precious asset – your employees.

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Are you serious about getting to know someone on your staff better?  

If so, we’d like to help you. 

For those who call or email, we’ll provide a complementary PXT Select assessment for you and one member of your team.

Call: (248) 693-3328 | Email: CLICK HERE

Looking forward to hearing from you.


10 Ways to Coach by Example

  1. Envision good performance and communicate your vision.
  2. Don't just nod your head; listen to your direct reports.
  3. Don't ask employees to do something you're not willing to do yourself.
  4. Treat everyone with fairness.
  5. Recognize and reward exceptional performance.
  6. Never assume; always ask.
  7. Say "please" and "thank-you" -duh!
  8. Under-promise and over deliver.
  9. Leave the frown behind when you enter the office door.
  10. Keep your sense of humor in good repair.
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Take care and enjoy the day! 

Jim McKelvey
Great Lakes Profiles, Inc.

Human Capital – Getting It Right!

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