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Why So Many Leadership Programs Ultimately Fail

By , February 28, 2014
The topic in the executive committee meeting turned to Europe. The technology company, Alentix*, was doing well and ... Read More

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Why We Hate Strategy

By , February 26, 2014
I have to admit, the general attitude toward strategy – as boring, soulless and impractical – is a puzzle to me. In ... Read More

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Stories of Drive, Complexity and Success

By , February 25, 2014
Navigating the turbulence, she said, is all about leadership. "We don't need more information. We need leaders who can ... Read More

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To Increase Innovation, Take the Sting Out of Failure

By , February 24, 2014
"We need more innovation around here. We need people to think more creatively and be more entrepreneurial. I've been ... Read More

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How Leaders Can Get More Done Through Others: How Micromanagement Can Kill Productivity and Creativity

By , February 21, 2014
If you want to destroy worker initiative, blast a hole in productivity, and scribble the bottom line with red ink, ... Read More

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Leadership and Talent: The Challenges Ahead

By , February 17, 2014
Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, a highly sought-after top global expert on hiring and promotion decisions, took the stage at ... Read More

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Strategic Alignment is Critical to High Performance

By , February 13, 2014
In business, we measure success by the bottom line, or as I've heard some people put it, "We keep score with dollars." ... Read More

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What’s Your $1 Billion Idea?

By , February 10, 2014
Anyone would be inspired by the story of Nick Woodman, the CEO of GoPro, a $2.5B company that makes wearable HD video ... Read More

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How Disruption Fuels Growth

By , February 7, 2014
World-renowned Harvard Business School professor, consultant and best-selling author Clayton Christensen knows the ... Read More

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The Road to Happy Customers

By , February 5, 2014
If you had $100,000 in cash, would you leave it sitting in your office without doing anything to keep it safe? Of ... Read More

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What You Have in Common with the Broncos and Seahawks

By , February 4, 2014
The Super Bowl, a day Americans gather in front of TV screens all across the country and watch modern day gladiators ... Read More

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7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing into Leaders

By , February 3, 2014
While I spend my professional time now as a career success coach, writer and leadership trainer, I was a marriage and ... Read More