Fall is the time for looking to a new year. It's the season of fresh budgets, crisp strategy setting, and retooled leadership.

Yes, that means it's time for you to take a hard look at yourself in light of the coming year.

Are you leading in a way that's become comfortable–or even uncomfortable–but you're unable to assess if it's the right approach?

Every year the bar is raised. How must you overhaul your leadership in 2014 in order to achieve the demands of higher performance and new results?

Resolutions are worthless, results are pivotal.
What will you and your team be creating by this time next year?

Rooting for your success!

Michelle


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Exciting news!

Michelle Randall Named to Prestigious Top 10 Consultants List

Michelle quoted in Canada's Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is Canada's largest-circulation, national newspaper. Who do they call when they need an expert on building business resilience? You bet, read below for Michelle's sound advice...

Michelle Randall, president of Enriching Leadership International, a California-based management-consulting firm, says staging a comeback requires strong decision-making.

"I've seen small-business owners, and other business owners, when it looks like (the business is) going to crash, they start making very poor decisions. They start making emotional decisions, and they act out of desperation and fear."

Entrepreneurs, Ms. Randall adds, tend to have one of two negative reactions when they realize their businesses may be nearing the end, both of which often serve to magnify the problem.

  1. Isolating themselves, making it harder for employees, vendors and customers to access them, and causing unnecessary gossip and paranoia.
  2. "The other extreme is the over-sharer, the person who's always talking about how things are so hard and the struggle, and so they're leaning on their people for support."

Instead, she explains the importance of finding a "happy medium" in a crisis scenario by keeping teams informed but motivating them with solutions instead of focusing on problems.

"In that fearful time you need to keep your wits about you," Ms. Randall says. "Have the mindset that you're going to get out of this somehow it's not if but how and on the other side, what do you want those relationships to be like? How do you make those relationships stronger having been through this process?"

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About Michelle

Management consultant, speaker and author, Michelle Randall is the leading expert in culturally agile leadership. Michelle's clients include executives and their teams at Fortune 500 companies, not-for-profit organizations and members of the US House of Representatives and legislative leaders throughout the United States.


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