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Cultivating Growth In A Leadership Structure Without Managers

Cultivating Growth In A Leadership Structure Without Managers

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“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others” – Jack Welch Growing a team of leaders... read more

Why Marketing Evolution Is Failing In The C-Suite

Why Marketing Evolution Is Failing In The C-Suite

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You can almost picture yourself in the room. It’s the time of year again where the marketing team has to put together a strategy, a plan and a budget for... read more

4 Ways To Make Your Next Board Retreat A Major Success

4 Ways To Make Your Next Board Retreat A Major Success

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Any of us who have ever served on a nonprofit board for more than a year have most likely been part of the ritual known as the “annual board retreat.”... read more

Avoid The Comedy Central Effect: Foster Your Next Leaders Through Learning

Avoid The Comedy Central Effect: Foster Your Next Leaders Through Learning

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Comedy Central is in a bit of a programming pickle. The cable network has had a slam dunk with its daily talk shows The Daily Show with John Stewart and... read more

The 6 Tell-Tale Signs That You Are Destined for Something BIG

The 6 Tell-Tale Signs That You Are Destined for Something BIG

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Are you thinking about starting a business? Maybe you are in the throes of setting up on or maybe even you have been in business for a while. Whatever your... read more

6 Everyday Steps To Help Your Team Achieve Its Goals

6 Everyday Steps To Help Your Team Achieve Its Goals

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Great organizations are not only known for having a smart business model, clear strategy, multiple financing options, or better people. Great organizations differentiate themselves by being able to get things... read more

10 Tips on Training More Effectively

10 Tips on Training More Effectively

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How to plan an effective training so that you only have to do it once  Chances are you have been part of a training process at work, whether you had... read more

Succession Planning

The Fundamental Elements of a Successful Succession

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Many advisors believe your most important action with regard to succession is finding the right person to take the reins of your practice from you when you decide the time... read more

18 Minutes to Higher Productivity

18 Minutes to Higher Productivity

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A few weeks ago I read “18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done“ by Peter Bregman. 18 Minutes is a business self-help entertaining book... read more

Why The Smartest Companies Are Embracing Remote And Flexible Work Arrangements

Why The Smartest Companies Are Embracing Remote And Flexible Work Arrangements

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As the workforce is shifting toward striking a balance between personal and professional lives, the concept of workplace is shifting from a brick-and-mortar office to a more virtual environment. The... read more

Are You An Open-Minded Leader?

Are You An Open-Minded Leader?

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Open mindedness is the willingness to listen to and consider opposing or contradictory views. People who are open minded are receptive to fresh ideas even if those ideas challenge their... read more

Why Marketing Leaders Should Embrace Story Listening Before Story Telling

Why Marketing Leaders Should Embrace Story Listening Before Story Telling

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“What I’ve seen is a leader doesn’t start with storytelling, they start with story listening.” -John Maeda, Design Partner, KPCB During the past two years, B2C as well as B2B... read more

Six Business Lessons Managers Can Learn from Nonprofit Peers

Six Business Lessons Managers Can Learn from Nonprofit Peers

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Executives and managers don’t often think of nonprofit organizations as competing in the same marketplace as profit-based companies. But even though these groups aren’t out to turn a profit, they... read more

7 Bad Management Traits That Will Make Your Employees Quit

7 Bad Management Traits That Will Make Your Employees Quit

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In addition to knowing what it takes to be a good manager, it is also crucial that you know what traits make your employees want to leave your company as... read more

Employee Engagement: Fostering the Courage to Push Back

Employee Engagement: Fostering the Courage to Push Back

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I’ve had the privilege of working for a number of good, and a few great, leaders over the years. Many, but not all, are now retired. And, each of these... read more