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Posts From David Kovacovich

Mr. Pink on Selling

I first discovered Dan Pink when I read his book, A Whole New Mind. In a time when managers were advising me to read Jack Welch; this book took a

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Valued Performance

I left the world of compliance consulting for a career in incentive consulting because I was tired of management by consequence. For years, I have stood fast by the premise

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Leadership Lessons from Jimmy V.

If you were anywhere near La Pera Circle in the 80’s you would have heard the echoing of a ball bouncing. I played basketball for hours in my early years.

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The Art of Articulation

Remember when we would ponder our direction? Nowadays we have to do it all (and then some). There are products to learn, people to hire, alliances to form, markets to penetrate….and

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Leadership Lessons From The Mat

As a young man, I was drawn to the sport of wrestling. I started at a very young age and practiced through my college life. I have medals and messed

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4 Ways to Attract Outstanding Talent

Having  just made a well-educated and difficult career transition, I had a chance to experience the job seekers world in 2012. I met corporate recruiters who asked qualifying questions irrelevant to my

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Unlocking The Door

I remember a VP once told me not to get too close to my team. This way, it would be

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Employee Engagement & Brand Advocacy

First there was Maslow who created an avenue to employee benefits, then Employee Rewards, and more recently Employee Engagement. Today,

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The Power of Thank You!

You start your day by hitting snooze twice, you yell in traffic, and your heart pounds as you approach the

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VICTORY!

It is safe to say we were all inspired by the 2012 Olympic games. None more so than the 70,000

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Remembering the 7 Habits

I am sure Leaders Beacon will be afloat with memorials to the Great Stephen Covey. For those who are unaware,

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Giving Purpose to Passion

We all face challenging personalities on a daily basis. It could be that customer who has great expectations, maybe it’s

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Meet The Ables

The Ables are not just a family from Oklahoma. They are the functions of what empowers talent in your organization.

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Breaking Down The Silos

I consider myself an enthusiast of people improvement. Motivational speeches, blogging, coaching, mentoring, and Employee Engagement consulting are my thing.

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Performance Empowerment

Throughout this year I have had the pleasure of teaching a seminar on “Cultivating Employee Engagement” to a variety of

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3 Simple Leadership Lessons

I am often asked about the keys to leadership. Of course, there are core characteristics that we can list and quantify. Most often, however, I hearken back to sound advice. The

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