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Accelerate Your Performance is a weekly show focused on tactical actions to improve workplace culture from the Nine Principles of Organizational Excellence. On Monday mornings, in 20 minutes or less, the show's host, Dr. Janet Pilcher will provide real-life scenarios relevant to working professionals across a wide range of industries. Each episode will leave you with actions you can implement in your organization to drive performance, motivate and engage employees, and navigate common workplace issues. Dr. Pilcher answers questions like, “What do can you do if your boss is the problem?”, “How can I retain my best employees?” and, “How can I make a difference at work?” with best practices and real-life scenarios you can apply to your professional life.

Accelerate Your Performance is a weekly show focused on tactical actions to improve workplace culture from the Nine Principles of Organizational Excellence. On Monday mornings, in 20 minutes or less, the show's host, Dr. Janet Pilcher will provide real-life scenarios relevant to working professionals across a wide range of industries. Each episode will leave you with actions you can implement in your organization to drive performance, motivate and engage employees, and navigate common workplace issues. Dr. Pilcher answers questions like, “What do can you do if your boss is the problem?”, “How can I retain my best employees?” and, “How can I make a difference at work?” with best practices and real-life scenarios you can apply to your professional life.
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Accelerate Your Performance is a weekly show focused on tactical actions to improve workplace culture from the Nine Principles of Organizational Excellence. On Monday mornings, in 20 minutes or less, the show's host, Dr. Janet Pilcher will provide real-life scenarios relevant to working professionals across a wide range of industries. Each episode will leave you with actions you can implement in your organization to drive performance, motivate and engage employees, and navigate common workplace issues. Dr. Pilcher answers questions like, “What do can you do if your boss is the problem?”, “How can I retain my best employees?” and, “How can I make a difference at work?” with best practices and real-life scenarios you can apply to your professional life.

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English

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850-439-5842


Episodes

Don't Step in Quicksand

4/15/2019
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While we navigate through work and life, we may occasionally find ourselves in over our heads. The harder we try to fight, the deeper we fall. For leaders Dr. Pilcher recommends 4 ways to help your solid performers avoid the quicksand and an additional 3 ways to avoid steeping into the quicksand yourself. This episode addresses questions, such as: Don't Fall in the Quicksand is the fourth episode in a series describing the performance curve and performance conversations, beginning with Ep....

Duration:00:19:40

Solid Performers: Who Are They?

4/8/2019
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Middle solid performers make up half of our organization and have a lot to offer. It’s important for leaders to give them direction and opportunities to grow. Today we focus on 5 actions you can take to best support middle performers. This episode addresses questions, such as: Solid Performers: Who Are They? is the third episode in a series describing the performance curve and performance conversations, beginning with Ep. #16 High Performers: Who Are They?. Recommended Reading: The Power...

Duration:00:19:59

The Fire in the Belly

4/1/2019
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When we speak of performance, we think of both an individual’s will and their skill. Do the members of our teams have the desire to do their best work and continue to get better? Today, we focus on the tremendous impact we can have on organizations when we have strong will or fire in our belly. This episode addresses questions, such as: The Fire in the Belly is the second episode in a series of episodes describing the performance curve and performance conversations, beginning with Ep. #16...

Duration:00:18:49

High Performers: Who Are They?

3/25/2019
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What are the 5 characteristics of high performers and why they are crucial to keep on your team? High performers do their best and their best makes a difference; they deserve for us to give our best to them. Learn how to identify your high performers, and how to retain them using the 3 techniques provided this week. This episode addresses questions, such as: High Performers: Who Are They? is the first episode in a series of episodes describing the performance curve and performance...

Duration:00:16:46

Building a Bank Account of Trust

3/18/2019
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Dr. Pilcher explains what an emotional bank account is, and why it’s necessary to maintain a positive balance with your teams and coworkers in this week's episode. Master how you can provide feedback for improvement without damaging your relationships and find out 7 ways to nurture an emotional bank account with your team. This episode addresses questions, such as: · How can I develop positive relationships with my team? · How do I provide constructive feedback to my team without ruining...

Duration:00:14:22

Small Things, Big Difference

3/11/2019
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Through kindness we have a greater opportunity to achieve higher results. Individuals who combine their skills with kindness and drive can’t be stopped. Studies even show leaders who project warmth are more effective than leaders that lead with toughness. This week, Dr. Pilcher provides you with 8 quick actions you can do immediately to accelerate kindness. Practicing kindness is one small thing, that has really big results. This episode addresses questions, such as: Recommended Reading:...

Duration:00:16:07

That's the Way It Is

3/4/2019
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Can you recall a time when you’ve been frustrated with another department in your organization, and you were told nothing can be done to solve the problem? Are leaders fighting about who is supposed to be responsible for something and blaming others when things don’t get done? The best solutions come from the people doing the work day in and day out. This episode focuses on breaking down barriers to improve workplaces. Learn how can you utilize your people to improve processes and systems...

Duration:00:14:18

Execute Well for Better Results

2/25/2019
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This week, Dr. Pilcher discusses the common job we all come to work to do each day: Execute Well. Do we take quick decisive, meaningful actions every day? Or do we find ourselves waiting for our next assignment, redoing our work, or missing deadlines? Executing well plays a critical role in moving organizations forward and exceeding results. Dr. Pilcher recommends four actions for executing well in this week’s show. This episode addresses questions, such as: Recommended Reading: The Great...

Duration:00:15:44

Leaders Don't Whine

2/18/2019
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How can you avoid the trap of negative thinking? Overcoming obstacles is never easy, but when we don’t let shortcomings get (and keep) us down, we become more resilient. This week, Dr. Pilcher exposes how to eliminate this behavior from the workplace. This episode addresses questions, such as: Recommended Reading: The Great Employee Handbook By: Quint Studer Recommended Learning: Victim Thinking __________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:13:16

That's Not My Job

2/11/2019
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This week, Dr. Pilcher discusses being an owner versus a renter. Pride in our organizations occurs when we take ownership of our roles, cultivating a positive environment so strong, it is no longer susceptible to negativity. This episode addresses questions, such as: Recommended Reading: Take Ownership of Your Actions by Taking Responsibility By: John Coleman Recommended Learning: Be an Owner __________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:11:20

Stop the Subconscious Behavior Infecting Your Organization

2/4/2019
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‘It’s not me, it’s them!’ – We’ve all heard it before, the blame game. But seriously, if they could just get their work done, I wouldn’t have to bring it up right? This default communication has lasting negative effects on team performance and results. Dr. Pilcher advises how to eliminate we/they behavior in the organization, and your life, for good. The results can be dramatic, imagine a positive culture where people take ownership. This episode addresses questions, such as: · What is...

Duration:00:11:20

What if Your Boss is the Problem?

1/28/2019
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Continuing the discussion on poor work behavior, Dr. Pilcher addresses low performing leaders, but from the employee’s perspective this week. We all deserve to work for high performing leaders, but what can you do if this isn’t your experience at work? Do you grin and bear it? Quit? Confront the boss? This episode addresses questions, such as: Recommended Reading: How Do You Know If You Work for a Toxic Manager? They Will Do Any of These 8 Things Daily by Marcel Schwantes Recommended...

Duration:00:13:18

Handling Executive Leader Sabotage

1/21/2019
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This week, Dr. Pilcher discusses how to deal with leaders who choose to deviate from strategy. This episode addresses questions, such as: Recommended Reading: Straight A Leadership: Alignment, Action, Accountability By: Quint Studer Recommended Learning: Executive Leader Sabotage __________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:13:44

Can You Fix My Culture?

1/14/2019
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This week, Dr. Pilcher discusses the question of whether culture can be fixed. The answer is a complex look at how we can own a long-term commitment to change and start making shifts in the right direction, the right way. This episode addresses questions, such as: Recommended Reading: A Culture of High Performance: Achieving Higher Quality at a Lower Cost By: Quint Studer Recommended Learning: Walking the Halls __________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:15:22

Reignite Your Passion

1/7/2019
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Description This week, Dr. Pilcher discusses reigniting your passion by taking us back to her tennis days and how she worked through that passion. She addresses how we too can use feedback to become better in what we are most passionate about. This episode addresses questions, such as: Recommended Reading: Path to Success: 4 Ways to Reignite Your Passion by Lewis Howes Recommended Learning: Connect to Purpose __________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:10:19

Losing Our Way

1/7/2019
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This week, Dr. Pilcher discusses what happens when we become disengaged at work and lose sight of what is important. She tells us about her days as a tennis enthusiast, and how and why she struggled to maintain her passion for the sport. This episode address questions, such as: Recommended Reading: Gallup: State of the American Workforce Recommended Learning: Connect to Purpose __________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:11:55

What are the Nine Principles? Part 1

1/7/2019
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This episode in one in a three-part series. It introduces and gives a brief overview of the first three of the Nine Principles®. The first three principles are: __________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:10:29

Episode 2 - What are the Nine Principles? Part 2

1/7/2019
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This episode is part two of a three-part series. It introduces and gives a brief overview of Principles 4-6 of the Nine Principles®. Principles 4-6 are: Recommended Reading: Set Up: Timeless Leadership Skills for your Success By: Mark A. Noon, USAF (Ret.) __________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:09:03

Episode 3 - What are the Nine Principles? Part 3

1/7/2019
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This episode is the final part of a three-part series. It introduces and gives a brief overview of Principles 7-9 of the Nine Principles®. These Principles are: 7. Align Behaviors with Goals and Values. 8. Communicate at All Levels. 9. Recognize and Reward Success. Recommended Reading: Hardwiring Excellence By: Quint Studer __________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:09:07

Episode 0

1/3/2019
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Dr. Janet Pilcher explains why she wanted to host a podcast, and what you can expect from the Accelerate Your Performance show. _________________________________________________________________________

Duration:00:02:31