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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Research continues to show that thousands of Baby Boomers are retiring every day, leaving leadership positions open for everyone else to step into. With an increasing number of Millennials...
Monday, December 10, 2018
“The most important factor in survival is neither intelligence nor strength but adaptability.” —Charles DarwinChange is inevitable. Leaders all over the world are facing constant change and...
Friday, November 30, 2018
Throughout my life, I have been a casual consumer of Eastern philosophy, such as the Dalai Lama, Howard Cutler’s The Art of Happiness, and westernized Eastern philosophy tomes, including...
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Monday, October 29, 2018
Culture change is difficult in any organization. There's a reason why the average culture change movement can take years to fully take hold. This slow movement is especially obvious in a...
Thursday, November 8, 2018
We think Yale Professor Emeritus Edward R. Tufte said it best when he stated, “PowerPoint is evil.”What’s so wrong with PowerPoint? The problem with a PowerPoint presentation is that it...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
“A great adventure racing team operates on four brains, eight legs, eight arms . . . and one heart.” —World Teams MottoGreat teams follow people, not orders. As an adventure racer, I...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The greatest of all leaders understand that methods, tools, technologies, protocols, and systems do not achieve results. People do. Therefore, it is people with whom organizational leaders...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Social skills are becoming more critical than experience and knowledge for success in the workplace. Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from 1980 to the present day and...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Women are the ultimate doers, those self-motivated responders who do the right things the right way for the right reasons. For decades their very survival in workplaces around the world has...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The connection between innovation and mindfulness might, at first glance, seem antithetical. How could the introduction of something new and different come from a focus on the present? If...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
A Wisdom Council is a profoundly valuable tool for the business leader or manager grappling with a challenging concern that requires practical action. The process has its origins in a...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Accountability is hot. Scour the web and you’ll find innumerable articles that speak of cultural accountability—what it looks like, how important it is, and how to hire accountable people....
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
“I’m just a plow hand from Arkansas, but I have learned how to hold a team together—how to lift some men up, how to calm others down, until finally they’ve got one heartbeat together as a...
Monday, September 10, 2018
Building high levels of business performance, driving strong company growth, and achieving valued organizational outcomes are all based on the dynamics of an in-sync leadership group and...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Over the last several years, we have seen some pretty public and noteworthy leadership downfalls—John Schnatter at Papa Johns, Travis Kalanick at Uber, Marissa Mayer at Yahoo, and Sepp...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
There are two types of competitors:While many leaders know how to effectively deal with competitors that are trying to steal their customers, only a few know how to effectively deal with...
Thursday, August 23, 2018
The digital age has accelerated the pace of change, magnified uncertainty and job instability, and driven the need for more work–personal life integration. In the process, employees have...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
We have heard that good leaders stress the importance of knowing their people. We have heard testimonials from employees who work for engaging and compassionate managers. And we have heard...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The need for culture transformation can be driven by one or more factors: organizational growth, toxic organizational culture, poor top-level leadership, industry or technology changes,...
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