• Learn something every day. Never stop learning.

  • "High performing organizations are constantly focusing on improving their capabilities through learning systems, building knowledge capital and transformational learning throughout the organization.” - Ken Blanchard

  • Corporations can work five times harder and spend five times more money to gain new customers, or they can keep the ones they have.

  • Change is constant. To implement change you must listen, engage, and empower individuals in the change process.

  • It costs 10 times more to gain a new customer than it does to keep an existing customer.

  • 78% of consumers say their most satisfying experience occurred because of a capable and competent customer service representative.

  • Effective coaching is a key method for increasing productivity and profitability in an organization. Recent studies have shown that 85% of the workforce wants holistic coaching so that they can continually improve and grow.

  • Personally, I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill

  • Companies Don’t Solve Problems.
    People Do.

  • No one of us is as smart as all of us – when teams function well, miracles happen.

  • First, people don’t grow and change much unless they’re in a supportive environment where people know what they want to do and encourage them to do it.

  • People are the core strategic asset. To be successful, a company must listen, involve, encourage, nurture, support, empower, and reward all its constituencies.

  • The key to keeping customers satisfied and loyal is to value and train employees while making them an integral part of corporate success.

  • 50 – 70% of how employees perceive their organization can be traced back to the actions of one person – the leader.

  • 70% of organizational changes fail and these failures can be traced to ineffective leadership.

  • The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. Vince Lombardi

  • The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving. Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • The key to building a culture based on Trust and Personal Responsibility is getting all employees to be committed to the organization’s Vision and the Values That Build Trust.

  • If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow rice. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people. – Chinese Proverb

  • Employee loyalty builds customer loyalty, which builds brand loyalty. It’s as simple - and as difficult - as that.

  • The brighter you are, the more you have to learn.

  • 85% of business leaders agree that traditional differentiators alone are no longer a sustainable business strategy.

  • It is estimated that 80% of mergers and acquisitions that occur today fail to meet initial expectations.

  • Leadership is being the best you can be, and helping others be the best they can be.

  • A survey of 350 executives across 14 industries, 68% confirmed their companies experienced unanticipated problems in their change process. – International Consortium of Executive Development Research.

  • The number one fear in the world is public speaking. “You” vs. “I” messages are powerful tools for capturing your audience’s attention.

  • Leadership IQ being equal, it is believed emotional intelligence – how we manage ourselves, our emotions and the emotions of others – accounts for 85 – 90% of what separates the most outstanding leaders from their peers.

  • 25 of every 27 customers who have a bad experience fail to report it because they don’t believe anything will change.

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Dianne Durkin to present The Power of Magnetic Leadership for The National School Board Association

Dianne Durkin to present The Power of Magnetic Leadership for National School Board Association

Jan. 29, 2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Dianne Durkin, President and Founder of Loyalty Factor, will deliver her energizing presentation, The Power of Magnetic Leadership on February 1, 2014 for the National School Board Association in Washington, D.C.

The NSBA Leadership Conference is an annual professional development and networking opportunity for NSBA's State Association members. Leadership Conference attendees consist of the NSBA Board of Directors, state school boards association officers as identified by the executive director, and NSBA international partner association officers.

Dianne Durkin’s presentation will focus on energizing your organization by utilizing the magnetic powers of leadership.  Attendees will follow steps to identify their own leadership style and how each leadership style interacts with other styles.  Ms. Durkin identifies the magnetic qualities of building loyalty and delves into methods of applying these powers to inspire creativity, innovation and organizational involvement.

To book Dianne Durkin for your next leadership conference or corporate meeting, contact Loyalty Factor at 603-334-3401.

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