Category Archives: performance

2017Nov21
Renie Cavallari

Can you fall in love again?

I have been playing my flute again. I took a break—a long break of 30 years or so—and when I picked it up, I thought, "This can't be that difficult. Isn’t it like riding a bike?" Not. At. All!
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2017Aug22
Renie Cavallari

You get paid to think

It was a profound moment when my boss said, “Renie, stop hoping I will congratulate you on a job well done. You need to understand that I pay you to think and the fact that you did is an acknowledgment of you doing your job!”
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2017May09
Renie Cavallari

Fire a New Hire

Don’t be afraid to fire someone within 90 days. Here’s what I have learned... a few too many times!
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2017Apr11
Renie Cavallari

Your Personal Billboard

Do you want people to notice your work?
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2017Mar07
Renie Cavallari

Negotiate from Strength

Rule #1, #2 and #3:  There is no room for emotion at the negotiation table. Leave it at home! Here are a few other ways to improve your negotiating results:
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2016Oct27
Renie Cavallari

Team Pukers. Business is like Baseball Part 7.

 
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2016Oct13
Renie Cavallari

Getting on a Team. Business is like Baseball Part 3.

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2016Sep13
Renie Cavallari

If people aren't cutting it, cut them.

We all know that we can’t accomplish much of anything beyond mediocre without the right people. At some level, extraordinary businesses have a no-tolerance mindset towards mediocrity which results in a high number of outstanding performers.
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2016Aug02
Renie Cavallari

Fear the status quo

How do you positively disrupt your customer experience? How can you innovate your sales pitch? How do you ensure your brand’s relevance?
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2015Feb16
Renie Cavallari

Lighting The Fire Within

Legendary choreographer Martha Graham once said, “Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.” Any dancer may have the technical skills to perform a set of choreography—and without passion, no dancer could withstand the hours of practice needed […]
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