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LEADERSHIP

Do You Make These Leadership Blunders?

“Being a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the right behaviors is a never-ending task. Knowing – and avoiding – the wrong ones is too.” This quote from Jack Welch really made an impact on me. We often focus more…

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Is the Business Plan Dead? Do You Really Need One?

Recently I have experienced a wave of blogs, news articles, pundits, entrepreneurs and business executives saying that business plans are not necessary for smaller faster growing companies–a waste of time! They justify this viewpoint by pointing out that planning 1) takes too much time and resources, 2) costs too much, 3) has a small payoff,…

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What Do Ideal Team Players Look Like?

Everyone talks, writes, and pontificates about what leaders have to do. But what about the rest of the team players in your business?  How do you spot, attract, hire, train, and retain people that will supercharge your teams? Pat Lencioni, author of one of the top five business books ever written (Five Dysfunctions of a Team),…

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6 Common Leadership Blunders

Adam Grant, Wharton professor and a New York Times bestselling author, interviewed Jack and Suzy Welch about their book, The Real-Life MBA. The book is based on decades of experience leading and writing about companies.  Their discussion highlighted 6 common leadership blunders—all of which are backed with considerable research and evidence. Leadership Blunders Here are…

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Are You Making Great Business Decisions?

What is the one thing that every growth company must do to sustain a competitive edge in today’s fast-paced economy? The answer? Make great decisions. Simply stated, your success as a business leader equals the sum total of all the decisions you make. As Jim Collins states “it’s the combination of thousands of decisions that…