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Why is 76 Year Old Roger Gulkinson Still On Fire at Work?

Why is 76 Year Old Roger Gulkinson Still On Fire at Work?

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I returned home from a conference and got off the tram at Denver International Airport and took the escalator up to the top level, where the first person I saw... read more

An Entrepreneur's Best Trait?  Being Able to Grab the Bull by the Horns

An Entrepreneur’s Best Trait? Being Able to Grab the Bull by the Horns

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Have you ever watched a rodeo?  The bull bucks so violently that it’s considered a major feat for a rider to stay on for eight seconds.  That doesn’t seem like... read more

Leadership Essentials: Get on the Green, Then Go for the Hole

Leadership Essentials: Get on the Green, Then Go for the Hole

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The sport of golf is a mathematician’s dream. Players succeed by getting ever closer to the objective. First, you hit the ball from the tee to some point partway down... read more

Fixing Your Intranet: A Guide For Leadership

Fixing Your Intranet: A Guide For Leadership

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The corporate intranet is a complex organism. This prettier, younger sister of earlier knowledge management tools is now ever-present in many larger enterprises. While intended to tap into pre-existing employee... read more

Five Reasons why CEOs and their Companies Crash

Five Reasons why CEOs and their Companies Crash

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Failure is a natural part of the capitalist system of business. Less effective firms are supplanted by innovative competitors who can better meet customers’ needs. Unfortunately however, it must be... read more


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Three Reasons Your Marketing Employees Need to be Smarter than You

Three Reasons Your Marketing Employees Need to be Smarter than You

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Some of the most influential entrepreneurs and business tycoons out there—think Steve Jobs, Thomas John Watson, Sr., and David Oglivy—have revealed the secret to their success: Staff your company with... read more

Why #BanBossy Won’t Work in Pakistan

Why #BanBossy Won’t Work in Pakistan

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Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In and COO of Facebook is on a mission. A couple of weeks ago she, in collaboration with a star line up of women in... read more

Change Leadership Challenge 5: Use Networks for Change

Change Leadership Challenge 5: Use Networks for Change

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“I’ll tell you how communication really works around here,” the data architect told me over coffee. “Jeff, Susan, and Ramesh make a decision. I play video games with Jeff during... read more

The Corporate, Crowdsourcing CEO: A New Age of Leadership

The Corporate, Crowdsourcing CEO: A New Age of Leadership

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In working with our largest clients’ Corporate Innovation Programs, it has become apparent that Global Enterprise Campaigns are of utmost interest. Campaigning for innovative ideas and solutions across large, diverse... read more

10 Ways Running Can Make You a Better Leader

10 Ways Running Can Make You a Better Leader

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Effective leadership is important for successful team performance in business, education and sports. Personally and professionally, the ability to take control of the reins and set an inspiring example can... read more

Leadership Traits Required to Succeed in Frontier Markets

Leadership Traits Required to Succeed in Frontier Markets

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In the past two weeks I’ve shared my experiences of operating in Frontier Markets – markets that are characterized as having large populations, favorable demographics with a relatively young average... read more

Engagement: The Power of Why

Engagement: The Power of Why

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Some managers have changed; others still need to change their radio station. Have you ever worked for a dictator? Managers of the past ordered employees to complete a task. They... read more

Good Leaders Don’t Preach, They Act

Good Leaders Don’t Preach, They Act

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Over the years I have worked with some brilliant people.  I have also worked with some less than brilliant people.  Thankfully there were learning opportunities from both.  In fact, I... read more

Get QLTY: The Simple Way to Select Quality Leadership Training

Get QLTY: The Simple Way to Select Quality Leadership Training

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Quality leadership training for your front-line employees should align to your talent strategy which in turn should align to the overall corporate strategy. You may have determined the needs of... read more

Leadership Requires Knowing When You’re Wrong

Leadership Requires Knowing When You’re Wrong

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As I sat in a meeting with a prospect, the conversation started morphing. Their voice began hitting my ears like the sound Charlie Brown’s teacher made. “Wa wa waa, wa... read more