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8 Ideas to Sustain Innovation

If you own a business today and you want it to be around for a long time, you need to spend at least 33% of your time (my number) innovating. In our hyper-connected, fast-moving world, where people expect things to get better, cheaper and more environmental friendly, sustaining innovation is your route to getting ahead […]

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Building Engagement is About Balance

A large number of surveys have been completed over the years, asking what employees are really looking for from their employers. Some say money doesn’t count, it’s more about the perks.  Others say the perks don’t count and it is all about opportunity. In my experience is there is no single answer to this question. […]

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Personal Habits to Improve Your Career! (2)

Reminder, this is Part 2 on this important topic. Much has been written by many writers about how one can mimic the success plan of others in hopes of replication.  This is great except for three specific reasons: Others habits can only be observed and adapted but they cannot be duplicated.  Each of us is […]

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Misunderstandings that Derail Meetings

These misunderstandings have cost companies millions of dollars in wasted money & effort. Misunderstanding #1: – Structure destroys spontaneity. I once attended a two-day event that easily cost the company over $40,000. Thirty people spent the first hour seeking an issue to discuss and then spent the next 15 hours arguing over potentially unsolvable problems. […]

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Culture Change is Not for the Weak!

Culture continues to be a major point of discussion in many elite circles of business today. Many consultants are offering frameworks to adapt your culture to what they say is a better, more flexible format but when companies tried them they failed. Culture misalignment is not just a big business issue; it can also be […]

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Are You Looking for the Ideal Working Environment?

The more I read and digest the works of John Maxwell, the better I understand the nature of interaction and   relationships.  Wherever I choose to work, I use the following as guidelines in making the choice.  If I don’t find the elements present, can I influence their creation in the future?  If the answer […]