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Gain Employee Buy-In to Change

By Bonnie Artman Fox / July 31, 2017
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The company faced a new rollout. Employees learned a new computer system and it changed the daily workflow. The manager got frustrated with employees that complained about the changes  and weren’t appreciating how the  system boosted the company’s efficiency and long-term competitive advantage. When your employees resist change, it has a negative impact on work…

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Choose Your Mindset Before Your Next Candid Conversation

By Bonnie Artman Fox / September 30, 2016
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Before having a candid conversation with a difficult employee, choose your mindset to optimize the likelihood of a positive outcome.

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2015 Gratitude, Highlight, and Wisdom

By Bonnie Artman Fox / December 15, 2015
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What are your 2015 reflections? In my last blog I wrote about one of our family holiday rituals of sharing the answers to Three Questions related to the past year. While I have much to be grateful for, have many highlights from 2015, and lessons I learned (often the hard way), I have narrowed down…

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You Can Lead A Horse To Water…

By Bonnie Artman Fox / September 22, 2015
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This is a four part series of blogs addressing the question “Can Abrasive Employees Really Change?”. Part I addressed the importance of the managers working through their own anxiety before intervening with the abrasive employee. Part II outlined key elements of a proven change process. Part III discussed accountability as both helping to sustain change…

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When Your Purpose Is Taken Away

By Bonnie Artman Fox / July 29, 2015
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Seventeen people arrived for the interview, nervous yet determined.  You see this wasn’t your typical interview.  It was an audition for a chorus line. The 17 people soon learned that only eight would be chosen, four women and four men.  Then tension mounted. As the audition continued with the dancers learning more dance steps and lyrics,…

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Changing Patterns – Unconscious Sabotage

By Bonnie Artman Fox / March 20, 2015
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This is part V of a six part series of blogs to help you achieve the results you want in 2015. Thus far in the Changing Patterns series we have addressed having mental clarity about the results you want, preparing for resistance, focusing your attention, and challenging limiting beliefs. Today’s blog is related to limiting…

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The Choice To Choose

By Bonnie Artman Fox / November 4, 2014
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“In between stimulus and response there is a space, in that space lies our power to choose our response, in our response lies our freedom and our growth”  ~ Victor Frankl The above quote is the basis of why I selected “A Conscious Choice” as the name of my business. I firmly believe we each…

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