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How Strategic Plan Facilitators Herd the Cats

July 28, 2018

They bring a proven process to the table and keep the clowder moving.

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How to Avoid Social Media Nightmares

July 2, 2018

If you wouldn’t want to do it in front of your seventh grade class naked, don’t send it.

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How Culture Impacts the Bottom Line

June 1, 2018

Beyond the obvious virtues, there are financial reasons why successful organizations make great culture a priority.

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Setting the Stage for Wise Words

May 1, 2018

Here are three ways you can speak with meaning, dare to engage conversation and create settings for purposeful community – not just attend another “sitting.”

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Don't Move: Three Ways to NOT Make Decisions

April 1, 2018

If you would like to dig in, get stuck and stay buried in the All or Nothing pattern, here is how to start a hard conversation.

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Curiosity Creates the Questions; Questions Create the Future

March 6, 2018

The WHAT IF questions are not easy. They require curiosity. They require risk.

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Leaders Light Fires Within, Not Under

February 1, 2018

That top-down management style worked well for generations in our military. But, it’s no longer effective in today’s business and organizational environment.

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5 Lessons Old Abe Taught Us About Leadership

January 20, 2018

Scholars also say Lincoln left behind a bevy of leadership lessons that are applicable even in today's modern business and organizational environment.

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Leaders Need More Than A Bat Signal

July 7, 2017

How many times have Batman’s intentions, motives and decisions been seriously misunderstood because he rarely explains his plan?

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Dad's Pitches Help Us Hit Home Runs in Life

June 15, 2017

Dad was teaching (in unabashed baseball lingo) life lessons to his children and the neighborhood kids he invited to grab a glove.

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We Share Responsibility for a Wonderful Life

June 8, 2017

Too often in these troubling days, we turn to the politicians to figure out a way to fix our problems.

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Here's Your Graduation Gift: Some Advice

June 1, 2017

What you do - and how you do it - is now on you, and only you.

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3 Tips on Surviving the Leadership Rodeo

May 28, 2017

Credibility is the most important part of the relationship with your team.

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Failure Always Should Be an Option

May 1, 2017

Without risk of failure, you cannot begin to understand or appreciate success.