It is estimated that 80% of mergers and acquisitions that occur today fail to meet initial expectations.
The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction
we are moving.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
First, people don’t grow and change much unless they’re in a supportive environment where people know what they want to do and encourage them to do it.
85% of business leaders agree
that traditional differentiators alone are no longer a sustainable business strategy.
The number one fear in the world is public speaking. “You” vs. “I” messages are powerful tools for capturing your audience’s attention.
The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
No one of us is as smart as all of us –
when teams function well,
50 – 70% of how employees perceive their organization can be traced back to the actions of one person – the leader.
It costs 10 times more to
gain a new customer than it does
to keep an existing customer.
Leadership IQ being equal, it is believed emotional intelligence – how we manage ourselves, our emotions and the emotions of others – accounts for 85 – 90% of what separates the most outstanding leaders from their peers.
A survey of 350 executives across 14 industries, 68% confirmed their companies experienced unanticipated problems in their change process. – International Consortium of Executive Development Research.
If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow rice.
If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees.
If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.
– Chinese Proverb
Change is constant. To implement change you must listen, engage, and empower individuals in the change process.
25 of every 27 customers who have a bad experience fail to report it because they don’t believe anything will change.
Learn something every day.
Never stop learning.
78% of consumers say their most satisfying experience occurred because of a capable and competent customer service representative.
The key to keeping customers satisfied
and loyal is to value and train employees while making them an integral part of corporate success.
Leadership is being the best you can be, and helping others be the best they can be.
People are the core strategic asset. To be successful, a company must listen, involve, encourage, nurture, support, empower, and reward all its constituencies.
Employee loyalty builds customer loyalty, which builds brand loyalty.
It’s as simple - and as difficult - as that.
Personally, I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
The key to building a culture based on Trust and Personal Responsibility is getting all employees to be committed to the organization’s Vision and the
Values That Build Trust.
The brighter you are,
the more you have to learn.
Effective coaching is a key method for increasing productivity and profitability in an organization. Recent studies have shown that 85% of the workforce wants holistic coaching so that they can continually improve and grow.
"High performing organizations are constantly focusing on improving their capabilities through learning systems, building knowledge capital and transformational learning throughout the organization.” - Ken Blanchard
Corporations can work five times harder
and spend five times more money
to gain new customers, or they can keep the ones they have.
70% of organizational changes fail
and these failures can be traced
to ineffective leadership.
Dianne Durkin has received many accolades in her 17 years as a speaker. For her collection of reviews, visit www.diannedurkinreviews.com