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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Tuesday, May 23 | 2017

Your Leadership Pipeline Could Use A Check-Up

If your company has re-organized, someone exited a critical position, or a business unit is growing like crazy, you might want to give your leadership pipeline a check-up. Most companies that utilize strategic leadership pipelines have an annual or biennial … READ MORE

Monday, May 22 | 2017

Embrace What You “Suck At”

One thing I have learned as an entrepreneur and human being is that I was wired a certain way from birth. Many things I naturally do well, and others I can achieve with study and practice. However, it is best to … READ MORE

Tuesday, May 16 | 2017

9 Actions Successful Leaders Take Daily That Speak Louder Than Words

Leadership is not a pose or a title but the willingness to take responsibility and give credit. How can you spot a leader? Is it because they have a name tag that proudly displays “Manager.” Are they the founder of … READ MORE

Monday, May 15 | 2017

How Setting Expectations Can Erode Your Position As A Leader

Two weeks ago, you walked out of your meeting after setting your team on the path of an exciting new project. You pitched the vision. You let your enthusiasm bubble over. You know this can make a difference for your … READ MORE

Tuesday, May 9 | 2017

Is Your Open Door Policy Hurting You As A Leader?

Open door policies are great in theory, but could they actually be making you a less respected or effective leader? The Tale Of The Open Door Fail I used to meet with a client in his office. When we would … READ MORE

Monday, May 8 | 2017

Why Innovation Is Crucial To Your Organization’s Long-Term Success

e, leading to significant discoveries and achievements. However, there’s more to it than that. What Is Innovation? First, we need to decide on a definition. Innovation isn’t solely represented by new devices, ideas or methods, but also by the process … READ MORE

Sunday, May 7 | 2017

A Powerful Leadership Development Strategy Your Company May Have Overlooked

Want to make your business sustainable? Start by developing strong leaders who can anticipate and respond to the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment in which we operate. One practical technique is to create meaningful opportunities for your board of … READ MORE

Thursday, May 4 | 2017

Ready, Set, No: How To Move A Resistant Organization Through Change

As CEO of an international company, Adam (not his real name) recognized his organization was in trouble. Employees showed little understanding of the overall purpose of their work and were satisfied delivering mediocre results. This attitude trickled down throughout the … READ MORE

Tuesday, May 2 | 2017

How You Can Become A Better And More Inquisitive Listener

One of the most important skills necessary to thrive in any aspect of life is to be a good listener. But what does it mean to be a “better” listener and how can you use this skill to find success? … READ MORE

Tuesday, May 2 | 2017

How To Make Millions Off Your Exit: 7 Entrepreneurs Worth Over $2 Billion Explain

So, you have followed your passion to build your own company. Now you’re wondering what your exit strategy should be. This can be as risky a business as running the start-up itself. Here, seven skilled entrepreneurs who have amassed a … READ MORE