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Parrish Partners An Emergent Approach to Leadership Development

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Are today’s leaders ready for the dawning of a new day in this digital era? As organizational structure continues to flatten, the role of leadership transforms significantly. Present-daybusiness leaders are not just required to fulfill managerial responsibilities but are also driven by an imperative to improve the overall productivity of the business through the power… Read more »




Crisis Management In Action Coping with COVID-19 and Related Challenges

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We are experiencing truly unprecedented times. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is changing with each day and hour. Our hearts go out to all those who are affected directly and indirectly by the virus, and we are grateful to all who are serving to make a difference. Over the years, we have used a… Read more »




Employee Engagement – Owner Versus Renter Mentality

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Oft Asked Question:  Our employees are just not engaged.  What can we do? This question is one many organizations pose regularly.  Why does leadership care whether employees are engaged?  The lack of engagement costs real money, which negatively impacts the bottom line. Disengaged employees cost U.S. companies between $450-$550 billion a year in lost revenues. (HR… Read more »




The Heart of Excellence

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THE HEART OF EXCELLENCE By Michele Parrish in Partnership with Mark Parrish Feb 14, 2020 We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. – Aristotle As a special treat for my birthday this past year, my family and I traveled to France. A highlight of our trip was… Read more »




The importance of emotional intelligence

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Like many concepts, Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is something people knew about and described for years before someone (in this case, Daniel Goleman) hung a label on it that stuck. EQ was a clever play on words — IQ was short for Intelligence Quotient, and EQ has become short for the intelligence that extends beyond sheer brain power — the Emotional Quotient. Individuals… Read more »




4 Steps to Effective Strategic Planning & Implementation

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4 Steps to Effective Strategic Planning & Implementation: Learn to “Charter” Strategic Initiatives, Manage Accountability & Achieve Results   Most companies schedule their management retreat to develop and establish the strategic direction for the remainder of the year, as well as a 3-5 year outlook. The process, although it can contribute to team building by… Read more »




Michele Parrish: OCBJ Innovator of the Year Nominee

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Michele Parrish heads an inspirational team of leadership and management consultants. As Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Michele drives unprecedented client results through the power of leveraging three dimensions of intelligence: lntellectual Quotient (IQ), Emotional Quotient (EQ) and Cultural Quotient (CQ). Parrish uniquely unleashes the mostly untapped potential in organizations through applied neuroscience and the integration… Read more »




Eliminate Habits That Are Holding You Back

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Eliminate Habits That Are Holding You Back Are bad habits holding you back?  Discover success both personally and professionally by taking control over bad habits and making permanent changes to improve yourself. You have the power to create positive habits for yourself. Self-control is essential in breaking bad habits and it has huge implications for… Read more »




Succession Planning: Not Just for Retirement

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Succession Planning: Not Just for Retirement Succession has commonly been thought of as for the purpose of retirement. While true, it is also a way that you can open your company up for a new opportunity. Every business should have a succession plan in order to carry on into the future. What if succession planning… Read more »




5 Bad Habits Millennials Need To Avoid

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5 Bad Habits Millennials Need To Avoid Millennials are often viewed as a generation of self-centered, entitled, and demanding individuals. While that may be an overreaction to the truth, there are some things that millennials in the workforce should be mindful of today. Stereotypes can be difficult to overcome, but it’s worth it for millennials… Read more »




Exceptional Leaders Plan and Take Appropriate Action

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Exceptional Leaders Plan and Take Appropriate Action In our four quadrant model, the upper right (the exterior individual objective) consists of one’s physical body and one’s behavior. Exceptional leaders take appropriate action in light of all the other quadrants, i.e. their individual internal dynamics such as personality and values (upper left quadrant); the collective internal… Read more »




Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence In One Step

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Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence In One Step People are generally more reactive than proactive which often can be a good thing. For instance, avoiding an accident while driving with quick reflexes, or your reflexes when a spider lands on you. (I know I personally move like Bruce Lee when one gets on me) However, there… Read more »




How To Transition Into A Leadership Role

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How To Transition Into A Leadership Role Congratulations, you’re transitioning into a new leadership role! While this may seem like a challenge, there are things to consider for a more seamless transition. As a new leader, the first impression you make with your team is crucial. Get things started off on the right foot and… Read more »




6 Ways to Help Gauge Your Productivity

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6 Ways to Help Gauge Your Productivity Are you productive or are you constantly busy? There is a major difference. Both types of individuals can get their to-do-lists done and can stay up to date on their schedule. However, the person that is truly productive will focus on things that have a greater impact on… Read more »




Do Your Coworkers Run From You?

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Do Your Coworkers Run From You? Workplace relationships can be complicated. However, you can avoid certain behaviors that will ensure your coworkers won’t run in the opposite direction when they see you approaching. Be sure not to act like this type of employee:  You don’t listen to others  If you don’t listen to others, people… Read more »




How to ensure you accomplish your goals & resolutions! 

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How to ensure you accomplish your goals & resolutions!  Here we are, the third month of the year…. How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions & goals?  Many people have already forgotten or dismissed the goals they set for themselves… Don’t fall into this trap. Look back at the previous year and celebrate… Read more »




Reasons Why Employing a ‘Culture Add’ Benefits Your Business

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Reasons Why Employing a ‘Culture Add’ Benefits Your Business Employers spend part of their hiring resources on personality assessments in hopes of finding the right fit for their company’s culture. While this is important to do, it should not be the only thing you look at with your potential candidate. When an employee doesn’t stay… Read more »






Jumanji: A Study in Strengths-Based Teams

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by Anita Polite-Wilson, Ph.D., CPC, Executive Coach & Consultant for Parrish Partners In the interest of your commitment to employee engagement, ask yourself three questions: How can I recognize and leverage potential strengths inherent in my team members? How can I create individualized, meaningful stretch assignments aligned with business objectives? How can more effective, real-time… Read more »




Making Anxiety Work for You

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by Leah Moon, Consultant and Executive Coach with Parrish Partners As a high achiever in the workplace – whether you are a managing director in a corporate setting or an entrepreneur who has built a business – there is a high likelihood that a healthy dose of anxiety was a key ingredient in achieving your… Read more »




Surefire Ways to Get Promoted

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Surefire Ways to Get Promoted Wouldn’t you like to know how to secure an upcoming promotion? Imagine being able to tap into your supervisors thought processes and learn what it takes to get promoted. These tips will enable you to understand more of what bosses look for as they make their promotion decision. Stand out… Read more »




The Future Workplace Experience: Is Your HR Department Ready?

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The Future Workplace Experience: Is Your HR Department Ready? The business world is focused on the need to innovate today. Try to be more innovative with your company’s culture, leadership style, technology goals, strategy, etc… One thing that often doesn’t get as much traction is Human Resources. The future workplace experience is changing. How does… Read more »