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Leaders Improve

By | July 25th, 2012|Competence, Leadership|

Thankfully, the balance of the economy is resting quietly, your customers are comfortable with the level of service and quality that you provide, and your [...]

Leaders Act

By | July 19th, 2012|Competence, Leadership|

Picture this: your car is stalled beside the road. Luckily, it’s just a dead battery, but there are no jumper cables around. A good Samaritan [...]

Leaders Clarify

By | July 8th, 2012|Communication, Competence, Leadership|

In a subtropical forest in Africa a troop of gorillas is in the midst of their daily activities when a twig snaps in the brush. [...]

Leadership has always been hard

By | May 8th, 2012|Competence, Leadership|

As the year 1776 drew to a close, the American experiment was in trouble. In recent months the Colonial forces had suffered much at the [...]

Level 5 failure

By | May 3rd, 2012|Character, Competence, Leadership|

In Good to Great, Jim Collins researched and codified a surprising fact: that leadership matters a great deal in taking organizations from good to great. [...]

Who do you trust?

By | April 2nd, 2012|Competence, Life, Thinking Differently|

We encounter people in life who give us – with the best of intentions – advice and counsel that is inherently biased. In the 1967 [...]

Three secrets for improved performance in today’s economy

By | February 9th, 2012|Competence, Strategy|

Times are tough and the economic seas are rough. The future is rife with uncertainty. So, what else is new? We, who are beyond a [...]

When you look, what do you see?

By | January 6th, 2012|Competence, Life, Thinking Differently|

Have you seen this email? It has been making the rounds for a while: A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and [...]

Your momentum is taking you somewhere. Take notice.

By | December 20th, 2011|Competence, Life, Thinking Differently|

The first time I saw people shooting pool (playing pocket billiards) I was hooked. Perhaps is was having seen The Hustler with Jackie Gleason as "Minnesota [...]

Leader, are you tired?

By | November 7th, 2011|Character, Competence, Leadership, Life|

The business owners and senior managers I know who are really good leaders are frequently tired. It’s a good tired, but tired nonetheless. It’s a [...]

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