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June 17, 2021

A Goal Without Feasibility is a Dream

Follow a SMART path when deciding this essential part of your Strategic Plan....read more

May 26, 2021

Here's Your Graduation Gift: Some Advice

What you do - and how you do it - is now on you, and only you. Others can give you advice and support. But they cannot make your decisions....read more

February 16, 2021

How Leaders, Including Kings, Really Earn Respect

Leaders need to take the time to understand how respect is given and received in cultures and groups other than the ones they think of as ‘normal.’...read more

January 2, 2021

Let's Look at COVID-19 Crisis: Here's What is Good

By identifying what WAS working, the remarkable men and women at NASA eventually figured out how to help the Apollo 13 astronauts survive and return safely to Earth....read more

November 1, 2020

Take It From Adam: Time Will Help Us Heal, Grow

Life will return to normal, and it will be better. Be like Adam, though. Give it time....read more

October 1, 2020

5 Lessons Old Abe Taught Us About Leadership

Perhaps his imperfections are why we can appreciate his adept ability to lead - especially through our country's most dire political epoch....read more

September 1, 2020

How Strategic Plan Facilitators Herd the Cats

Independent facilitators can make the process purr. They help their clients find common objectives and develop a way to achieve them....read more

August 1, 2020

How to Avoid Social Media Nightmares

Pretend everything you write will be read aloud, in a court, in front of a jury....read more

July 1, 2020

How Culture Impacts the Bottom Line

Overwhelmingly, healthy corporate culture is essential for a company to thrive....read more

June 14, 2020

Dad's Pitches Help Us Hit Home Runs in Life

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

June 1, 2020

Don't Move: Three Ways to NOT Make Decisions

If you would like to dig in, get stuck, and stay buried in the All or Nothing, here is how to proceed....read more

May 1, 2020

Curiosity Creates the Questions; Questions Create the Future

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

April 1, 2020

Leaders Light Fires Within, Not Under

Who honestly feels inspired and committed after receiving a flaming email from your boss or a butt chewing in a staff meeting?...read more

March 1, 2020

Leaders Need More Than A Bat Signal

Leaders who are successful because they are excellent communicators have these common practices....read more

February 1, 2020

3 Tips On Surviving The Leadership Rodeo

Your team usually knows the truth. You know they know the truth. So, don't BS them....read more

January 1, 2020

Failure Always Should Be An Option

Great progress often has come from lessons of collapse....read more

December 1, 2019

We Share Responsibility for a Wonderful Life

Good workers come from communities that have excellent education opportunities, proactive social service programs and favorable quality of life....read more

August 1, 2019

Setting the Stage for Wise Words

My Grandpa was not one to waste words nor pass an opportunity to speak strategically....read more

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