Monthly Archives: December 2011

What is your primary leadership style?

by Dr. Rob Fazio If You Build It, They will Engage: Develop Your Leadership Philosophy Having a personal leadership vision and strategy is critical to excellence. Quite simply, clarity is king. A common mistake that executives make is not knowing how their values, … Continue reading

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Restlessness and Resilience: Recipe for Success

“Everybody should be searching for resilience, and hardly anyone does. Being able to bounce back from adversity is crucial in just about every field I examined. You need resilience to be a great CEO, a great teacher, soldier, investor, etc.” … Continue reading

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Why Asking Why is So Important To Spotting Opportunity

Y is a crooked letter. That’s what a dear friend’s mother used to tell him when she was exhausted by all his questioning when he was a young boy. At some point, he learned to obey his teachers, parents and bosses. Didn’t … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Bridge the Millennial Divide

by Lois Zachary Think about people you know who are approximately your age. The likelihood is that you and your age cohort exhibit similar behavior patterns, workplace expectations, communication styles and expressions, and also share common historical reference points and memories. … Continue reading

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Three Phases That Guarantee Innovation And Who Holds the Keys

by Holly Green When I ask business leaders to identify which part of the innovation process their organizations struggle with the most, I typically get one of three answers: We have a lot of ideas but most of them get … Continue reading

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What’s the Price You’re Willing to Pay for Success?

There is an obstacle standing between you and success. It’s placed directly between you and that which you most desire. If you cannot overcome this obstacle, you will never have what you want. It’s impossible. If you can overcome this … Continue reading

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How to Listen for Peak Performance and Effective Decision-Making

Getting to the next level of greatness depends on the quality of the culture, which depends on the quality of relationships, which depend on the quality of conversations. Everything happens through conversation!-Judith E. Glaser Using navigational listening, the art of … Continue reading

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Innovation Facts and Myths – Your Answers May Affect Your Company’s Performance

by Holly Green Everyone knows that innovation means coming up with the next great idea in your industry, right? Actually, there’s a lot more to it than that. Test your ability to separate innovation fact from fiction by answering the … Continue reading

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How to get E-Learning Resources at Groupon Prices

You know the feeling. You’re under a tight deadline to put together a leadership E-learning course or a course on product safety.   You pick the course. You know the learning concepts. But, what about all the elements that go into an … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Odds of Success with Change Management

“Only a third of excellent companies remain excellent for decades, and when organizations try to transform themselves, even fewer succeed” Scott Keller and Colin Price, authors of Beyond Performance. That’s a tough hurdle. It’s as if companies are designed to … Continue reading

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