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5 Culture Movements That Are Permeating Your Company

Since well before the start of the Industrial Age, companies have existed by a command and control leadership culture model and hunkered themselves down behind corporate walls of silence.  It worked well, in many peoples minds, until we entered the Internet Age.  Since then there have been a number of movements that have affected that structure and […]

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The Power of Relationship Management

John Maxwell talks about building relationships, personally and in business, in every book he writes. Thousands of people buy his books and read them, yet we still suffer with a significant absence of depth and compassion in the subject, in business and personally.  As John has said: “If you want to be significant and live […]

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2017 – Seek out Innovative & Disruptive Ideas

Have you ever noticed that the road to innovation is not straight nor is it flat, it’s disruptive, curvy and sometimes riddled with potholes? Typically, those potholes create distractions that cause burnouts, minor failures or even monumental, catastrophic failures. The net result of this can often be loss of focus and fear within many organizations, […]

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Why Being Consistent is So Important

In all my years in management, I have learned one really valuable lesson; Consistency makes life better in all areas.  This is especially true in leadership roles but can also be applied to teams and organizations. If consistency is a major value in your culture, there is little you cannot accomplish. What does this really […]

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Successful Companies Empower in Eight Areas

I believe there are a number of areas within an organization where authentic leaders, looking to be successful, have found great benefits by investing in them. These 8 areas are a starting point for engaging the process. The key is to make sure the discussion, responses, and support are real, valued, and measurable in some […]

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What an Engaged Employee Should Look Like

In previous articles, I have been focused on making and keeping commitments. I feel this is a critical component of success for every company and leader but too often we forget about what the follower’s roles are and how they impact an organization. The basis of our new PE-ER tool, coming this summer, is “Performing […]

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How to Understand the Law of Attraction!

Have you ever thought the world was there only to make you fail? Do you think that If you didn’t have bad luck you wouldn’t have any luck at all? This is an example of stinking thinkin’! In reality, you make your own luck, your own failures and successes with your choices. Yes, we can […]

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Ikigai – How to See Growth in 2016!

As we start 2016, I would like to open our imaginations a bit and examine work and life from a couple of Japanese concepts that we have all heard about but few truly understand.  The first we are going to look at is “Ikigai” or “the why you get up every day” and the second […]

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How to Tackle Change & WIIFM!

In times of change, “What’s in it for ME?” (WIIFM) is the “BIG” question everyone wants an answer to as soon as possible. Basically, we are all self-centered so this should be no surprise. As a leader, it is your responsibility to see that the communications are clear, concise and authentic. Where possible, we need […]

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Unlearning Could be the Key to Successful Change

Could the solution to resistance to change be a simple act of unlearning?  Let’s look into this and see just how complex this statement really is for humans. Lao Tzu said, “To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” Peter Drucker said it another way, “We spend a lot […]