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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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Major Challenge in Business: The Future of Leadership

In my opinion, the future of leadership is always changing and it will continue to change. However, it’s human nature, that we often want to categorize everything and everyone into small, manageable boxes subject to fixed rules and processes. It is also evident in businesses today that we are dealing with short-term thinking, a disposable […]

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Rumors, Gossip & Fake News, Oh No!

Unfortunately, we have developed into a society where rumors and gossip often provide convenient tools for both competitive recruiting as well as manipulation of workers. “False News” is major contention in political and business circles today and we are preoccupied with sound bite mayhem and death by innuendo. While social media is often maligned for […]

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Freelancers Can Be More Engaged

How would you like to hire someone that can be more motivated and more qualified to do the work and costs you less than your average employee? No, I am not talking about hiring someone illegally. You can accomplish this simply by employing a qualified telecommuter or freelancer. Let’s take a look at 5 practical […]

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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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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 […]

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Gibb’s Rules Adapted to Business!

I have been a fan of the TV program NCIS since it was originally released. I have loved it for a number of reasons but most of all because of the focus on Gibb’s rules as a core of operations for the team. There are 50+ of these rules that have cropped up in many […]

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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 to Expand Your Leadership Energy!

Our brain was never designed to just trap and retain information, in reality it was created to allow us to generate thoughts and ideas. So often you retain so much useless trivia that it may actually hamper our ability to think creatively. When you have a job, you are paid to exercise thought power in […]

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How to Grow Your Leadership: Self-Development

Do you feel that self-improvement is beneficial or just a pain? Too often we feel that to embark on a self-improvement plan is a sign of weakness and should not be visible or acknowledged in public. In my opinion, this view is totally wrong and will limit your career and any legacy that you would […]