Merge Gupta-Sunderji

Merge Gupta-Sunderji

Merge Gupta-Sunderji is a speaker, author and consultant whose leadership development practice focuses on turning managers into leaders and people power into results. Merge's unequivocal focus is on giving people specific and practical tools to achieve leadership and communication success, and tens of thousands of professionals in eight countries have learned through her fun, content-rich keynotes and facilitated workshops. A leader at one of Canada's premier oil and gas companies for over 14 years and a board leader at a credit union for three, she offers a unique blend of realism and humor that consistently engages and entertains her audiences! She’s an award-winning published author of over 90 articles in numerous magazines, twenty-two audio CDs and two books

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16 Ways to Motivate Your People Without Spending Money

How to reward your employees on a shoestring budget

The Right Way to Communicate Unpopular Decisions to Your Staff

Displeasure

Sometimes you have to do things your people aren’t going to like. How to break the bad news

How to Break Bad News to a Client

mistakes

Sometimes things just don’t go your way. Seven steps to telling your customers the unfortunate truth without jeopardizing your reputation and credibility

The 5 Rookie Mistakes New Leaders Often Make

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Starting a business or stepping up into a managerial role requires a person to learn new skills and realities fast. Avoid these common traps

5 Practical Ways You Should Invest in Yourself

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You can’t help anyone else if you’re running on empty. What leaders must do to refuel

How to Give Instructions Your Employees Will Actually Follow

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Staff don’t always hear what you’re trying to tell them the first time. The five-step method for crystal-clear communication

A 9-Point Plan for Overcoming Procrastination

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Why put off till tomorrow what you can do today? Four reasons why you avoid working on necessary tasks, and five ways to stop

How to Stop Doing Employees’ Work For Them

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There's no point assigning a task to someone else if you're just going to take it back and do it yourself later. Avoid reverse-delegation

How to Stay Focused by Managing Workflow Interruptions

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To maximize productivity you need to minimize distractions. Three steps to getting more done

How to Become a Persuasive Triple-Threat

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