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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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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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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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Building Blocks for an Innovative Culture

As a leader, you are probably interested in the sustainability of your company, if you’re not then it may be time to find something else to do for a living. The key to continually being on the sustainable path, you really need to focus building blocks that can provide the base of a culture of […]

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How Leaders Can Thrive in a VUCA Business World

Back in the 90’s the U.S. Army came up with the acronym VUCA to describe the world situation at the time. VUCA stands for an environment that is Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. While this was very descriptive of the world situation at the time, the term and conditions have really become more visible in many business […]

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How to Deal with Reorgs?

Any Reorg Affects the Entire Team Are you faced with an internal or external reorgs, or are you planning a merger soon?  Here are some very brief tips to keep in mind when starting the process. Determining the value of a re-org is based on learning to measure success across the critical (and equal) elements […]

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Innovation Starts with The Leader – Always

I find it amazing that we struggle with the idea of being innovative in this day and age. There are so many opportunities to expand, grow and disrupt categories just by openly thinking and being aware of the sparks of opportunity. On the other hand, not every idea results in an innovative product or service, […]

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Develop Your Own Leadership Style (Part 1)

Do you have any idea of what your leadership style is or what the legacy of your unique  leadership will be when you are gone? I have thought about this for the last few years and I hope that I have lived in the authentic way I have worked for and helped as many people […]

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5 Secret Power Soft Skills

Whether you believe it or not, the old fashioned command and control hierarchy is diminishing rapidly in today’s business world. It is not dead, nor do I believe it will ever disappear completely because there are certain circumstances that will always demand micromanagement. However, the idea of a flatter organization, i.e., matrix organization, continues to […]

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Soft Skills in Action for Self-Motivation & More Sales

Generally, a sales motivation blog will contain a number of steps that you can do to sell your products and/or services to more people, more often but every one of those steps are rooted in soft skills. In this blog we are going to review a common list in that light. While it is very […]