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Brand should not be a marketing exercise. Done right, it’s the strategic definition of who your business is and why it exists. This is your soul, not just your marketing face.
With this foundation in place, carrying that message clearly throughout your team is the key to developing a powerful, healthy and aligned culture. After all, […]
We all want a team of A Players working for us. You know, the kind that drives the business forward, improves your culture, and are the picture of your next superstar?
But How Do You Find Those A Players?
You learn to look deeper.
Diversity of skills and talents are to be expected in the workplace. We […]
What is the “Meaning of Life?” Wow! What a loaded question.
There comes a time in almost everyone’s life when they look in the mirror and ask themselves that question. I have done it many times. I usually ask myself what meaning am I bringing to the world around me? What value am I contributing? How am […]
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At work, we depend on one another to be consistent and dependable. Both are very important attributes to building trust in the workplace. But what about when a person is consistent AND dependable but you still aren’t able to trust? My theory: congruency. Why? Because it’s how I define that ‘hinky’ feeling I get when […]
This is a guest blog post by Todd Kane, President of Evolved.
Many business owners and managers struggle with a long list of priorities and projects. This situation continues to compound itself as an organization grows. To break free from this vicious circle of compounding responsibilities, a leader must start delegating responsibilities.
When a leader leverages delegation […]
Leadership Development is Important
Research and experience show that the quality of leadership affects employee effort and productivity; the ability to attract and retain talent; customer service and retention; profitability and market capitalization. Leadership development, done well, is a powerful way to build talent, unlock the potential of your people, improve individual and organizational performance, and […]
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Productivity and Paperclips
I once came across some paperclips in a desk drawer. The desk was one of many pieces of furniture that were recently purchased from an auction where the assets of a bankrupt business were being liquidated for pennies on the dollar. It was enough furniture to completely outfit an office.
When I reached into […]
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As a leader, I’m sure that you have heard lots about Emotional Intelligence, also known as EQ. A lot of leaders that I work with will even roll their eyes when I bring up EQ. They tell me that they’re tired of hearing about it. But there’s a reason we need to talk about EQ…
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Peter F. Drucker once said: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Spot on! However, a lot of executives and leaders I have worked with have struggled to understand what that means. Their lack of understanding is not their fault; they have been classically trained in business Schools all over the world to think and act logically, based […]
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Strategic talent management is all about ensuring that your team and organization have the talent they need to get the job done and help the business win.
Well-meaning, but lopsided investments in talent management (TM) can be extremely wasteful. A big investment in recruiting, for example, will be wasted if all the new people you are […]
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