Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to Ignite a Winning Culture Facing Change

Since many of you have asked us about our leadership change management videos, we wanted to let you know we now have an e-learning leadership change management course that makes a great stand alone course or blended learning course trainers can use … Continue reading

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The “Triple Bottom Line” and the Annihilation of Blue Chip Institutions

By Karlin Sloan “The role the corporation needs to play in individuals’ lives the community’s life, and the world’s life is to sustain the platform upon which the corporation exists. Leaders must recognize that we live in one big system … Continue reading

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How to Ignite a Winning Culture with just 10% Support

by Holly Green  Want to spread an idea like wildfire throughout your organization? Start with getting one out of every 10 people to passionately care about winning. As business leaders, everything we do should focus on setting our organizations up to … Continue reading

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What does playing to win look like in the business world?

by Holly Green Once again, the sports world offered a powerful lesson for business leaders when the New Orleans Saints played the Detroit Lions January 14th. Specifically, I’m referring to Saints coach Sean Payton and how he approaches the game … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Management Skill to Succeed

Entrepreneurship is not just a young person’s game.  You will hear more about young founders of startups but that is only because it has great sex appeal for the media. Now, more boomers and the generation just behind them are starting their own companies. … Continue reading

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Management Skills for the Entrepreneur & Change Catalyst

Yep. It can feel like this when you’re an entrepreneur or someone who is playing to win. Belly flops don’t stop you. They just make you smarter.  The success skills of entrepreneurs – influencing others, risking and making mistakes, bouncing back … Continue reading

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What’s going on: More career development to mask a hiring shortage?

One thing about change, it’s always happening. It’s well visualized with a pendulum.  That’s definitely the case with the job market. Today, it swings in favor of companies. Tomorrow? Could it swing in favor of workers?  Is it already happening? … Continue reading

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All About Mentoring and Asking Good Questions

by Lois Zachary Ever been asked a really good question that gets the wheels turning in your head about your future? If you’re young, that question could be about whether you want to head up a company one day and … Continue reading

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How Pixar Powers Its Creativity through Employee Engagement

by Michael Lee Stallard At the technical Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood, the Associated Press reported that it wasn’t the gorgeous host, actress Jessica Biel, who attracted the most attention. Instead, it was an understated, bespectacled, computer engineer named Ed … Continue reading

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What’s Your Benefit to Changing a Behavior?

by Marshall Goldsmith In my younger days, as a newly minted PhD and executive educator, I would challenge my clients to pick one to three behavior patterns for personal improvement – that is, if they demonstrated a positive change in … Continue reading

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