Difficult People at Work – What Do You Expect?

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“All problems with people are the result of unfulfilled or violated expectations.” – William G. Dyer, former dean of the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University According to Dr. Dyer, the primary reason that we find ourselves dealing with “difficult” people is that they violate

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Breaking down the breakout sessions – Video 2

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Here is the second video breaking down the breakout sessions offered during the Central Iowa Business Conference.   Watch to learn about the session on “Fuel Employees for Top Performance” presented by Jason Kiesau, Leadership and Talent Development Manager, AureonHR. Click to Print!

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Building Better Business – #CIBizCon on Insight on Business

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The Central Iowa Business Conference was featured on Insight on Business with Michael Libbie. Hear from the co-chairs of the event planning committee Todd McDonald and Leisa Fox on how attending this conference can help build a better business for you. Click below to listen to the

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Breaking down the breakout sessions – Video 1

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Attendees of the Central Iowa Business Conference will have the opportunity to attend one of our six breakout sessions. To help you understand what will be offered at each one, we will be releasing videos that give you a little more perspective on the presenters and their

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Are you dealing with a difficult person in the workplace?

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Is that person difficult … or just different? Who hasn’t dealt with a difficult person in the workplace? As carefully as we try to navigate through the land mines of dealing with a difficult co-worker, direct report, or even manager, more often than not our successes seem

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One New Connection

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You never know where the first handshake with a new contact will go.  For one person, that initial greeting will be the last interaction.  Another may meet that same contact and turn it into a sale.  To others, that individual will become a referral base that just

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What is the EOS Story?

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EOS®, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, is a complete set of simple concepts and practical tools that has helped thousands of entrepreneurs get what they want from their businesses. Implementing EOS will help you and your leadership team get better at three things: Vision—getting everyone in your organization 100%

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Central Iowa Business Conference announces Gino Wickman as keynote speaker

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URBANDALE, Iowa – Gino Wickman, author of the book “Traction” and an entrepreneur since the age of 21, has dedicated his life to learning what makes businesses thrive.  Based on his years of real-world experience, Gino developed the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), a practical method for helping

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