The surest way to bring out the best in the people you lead, and then keep them inspired to perform consistently at their highest level, is to create a Culture of Positive Influence. In this culture, leaders strive to give positive influence to employees, and employees strive to give it to each other. It’s not just a leadership quality, it’s a team quality. Creating a Culture of Positive Influence makes leadership more enjoyable, fulfilling and successful. It results in leaders that people want to follow, and a team that top contributors don’t want to leave. Richard Tiller’s passion is to support you in this pursuit.

The purpose of encouragement is to give courage.  Encouragement is not just a pep talk, or a pat on the back, or making someone feel good.  It’s about giving courage – one of the highest and most powerful forms of positive influence. 


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In a culture of positive influence, confrontation is not a situation to fear, but one to embrace as an opportunity to achieve a resolution or breakthrough that cannot be achieved otherwiseIn your mental preparation for a tough conversation, consider replacing the word “conf


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Richard Tiller
Since 1991 Richard Tiller has assisted companies in their corporate cultures, especially by coaching managers, salespeople, and people who work in operations, service, finance and support. Prior to 1991 he spent 20 years in the home building industry creating a successful career in sales and management. He is also the author of a variety of books on leadership, sales, fulfillment, and conflict resolution, several of which are described in the “Books” section of this website. He is known especially for helping leaders and employees one-on-one in ways that enrich team culture as well as individual achievement. Read More