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Words and Attitudes that Leaders Need to Understand

Fact: Change your habits/words and you can completely change your influence. Words and actions matter in today’s business, entertainment and political world. Just look at the controversies in 2017 alone where a wrong word, phrase, or action mentioned in social media or in public caused extreme defensiveness or outright resignations. The right words or action […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Why FOCUS is Critical Today!

Today, let’s examine how you handle actions in the workplace. Are you reactive to the events occurring within your environment and around you or do you take initiative to prepare for, participate in and/or control the events? Do you intentionally take an active or passive role? Do you think in terms of the present or […]

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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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Employee Expectations Vs Employer Expectations

Ultimately, I believe that everyone wants to be known for being productive and efficient, but not everyone shares the same definition of effective job performance.  In reality, if you determine the reality of limited resources, you’ll generally find that misaligned expectations between leadership and employees is the primary reason many requests are denied.  It should […]

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How Do You Embrace Change?

If you haven’t noticed, we live in an ever-changing world, personally, business and socially. I can’t guarantee much but I can guarantee that many things you are comfortable with today will change in the next 12 months. If you are a leader you are not only involved in change but you often initiate change so […]