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Firing Lousy Board Members

Firing Lousy Board Members

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Yes, your organization should fire non-performing board members. Of course, that means you must define good and bad performance. You must articulate standards and communicate them. You conduct screening interviews... read more

Reality Before Future – Get Your Leadership Team Aligned

Reality Before Future – Get Your Leadership Team Aligned

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Lately I’ve shared the first steps in getting a leadership team engaged, rationally and emotionally committed and aligned towards a collective envisioned future. The whole process starts with : A... read more

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Don’t Leave Out the Most Important Part of Leadership

Leadership

You don’t have to be a psychologist to detect when someone is being disingenuous with you. We all have a built in fake-o-meter, but somehow never realize when we’re setting... read more

Thank You alphabet soup

90% of You Are Jerks at Work

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A simple thank you goes a long way. We know how great it feels to be appreciated, whether it from a spouse or family member, and how great it feels... read more

Six Leadership Traits That Could Change Corporate America!

Six Leadership Traits That Could Change Corporate America!

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Dear Leaders, the subject of my letter to you today was formed this past Sunday as my wife and I attended Church in Apple Valley, MN. It was our very... read more

Brand Takes Back Seat to Thought Leadership in Professional Services Marketing

Brand Takes Back Seat to Thought Leadership in Professional Services Marketing

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Traditional outbound marketing and advertising tactics are dying a slow death, increasingly devoid of ROI. This type of outreach continues to place a heavy emphasis on the brand name of... read more

Cat People or Dog People Make Better Business Leaders

Cat People or Dog People Make Better Business Leaders

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It turns out that the differences between dogs and cats are almost as great as the differences between “dog people” and “cat people”. Not only do they relate to people... read more

Women Increasingly Shaping The Future Of Business

Women Increasingly Shaping The Future Of Business

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Since the dawn of human kind the business landscape was a man’s world. Times are changing! Today, women are wielding more and more power on both sides of the business... read more

Three Ways that Simplicity Pays

Three Ways that Simplicity Pays

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Remember ‘keep it simple, stupid’? Even though it has been a popular mantra since 1960, simplicity is a hot topic these days. In my previous blog, Is Complex Better than Complicated?, I... read more

How to Cope When Colleagues Don’t Play Nice: Confront Your Fears

How to Cope When Colleagues Don’t Play Nice: Confront Your Fears

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Some midlevel and senior executives are perfectly comfortable holding their staff members accountable for their responsibilities, but they get flummoxed when a peer is unenthusiastic, uncooperative, or downright obstructionist. These... read more

5 Symptoms Your Leader Has CEOitis

5 Symptoms Your Leader Has CEOitis

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I’ve worked with and for many companies over the years. Varying in size from large national corporations to one man/woman companies. The best ones didn’t always have the best products or services.... read more

How Your Decision Making Skills Can Make or Break You

How Your Decision Making Skills Can Make or Break You

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The way you make decisions determines your career trajectory, and if you want to rise high, you must aim for a leader-like style. I always thought of myself as a... read more

How to Become a Thought Leader Using PR & Inbound

How to Become a Thought Leader Using PR & Inbound

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Develop your brand’s reputation through thought leadership by adopting a PR-driven inbound marketing strategy. Everyone wants to be a thought leader these days. What was once an off the cuff... read more

What Five Successful Managers Can Teach Us

What Five Successful Managers Can Teach Us

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You can’t tell a book by its cover, you can’t tell a great front-line manager by looking at a resume. Excellent managers generally have little in common as far as... read more

Marketing Agency Leaders Discuss: The New Agency Model for Success

Marketing Agency Leaders Discuss: The New Agency Model for Success

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It used to be that companies hired advertising agencies to come up with exciting new ways to popularize their brands – and that was mostly it. Sometimes that meant developing... read more