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“I want to change …my arrogance, my control, and my lack of trust.”

by Judith E. Glaser When Bayer, a $7 billion multinational pharmaceutical company, acquired a smaller $300 million diagnostic company, Rolf Classon the CEO, chose to call it a “merger.” Power-with Others He wanted to immediately establish a “power-with others” relationship … Continue reading

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Change is about head, heart and soul. Manage all or fail.

by Judith E. Glaser and Joe Bonito It’s only human. Change brings about fear because our brains are hardwired to think we’ll lose: lose our position, our social status, our hard work. But, leaders who know this very common emotion … Continue reading

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The Most Powerful 4-Letter Word

by Larry Lipman How many of you have ever been rejected? How many of you have ever failed at something? How many of you have been told “NO”? Well, there is a way to bounce back quickly. I discovered one … Continue reading

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Avoid Proctrastination and Build Team Support

Don’t procrastinate on a decision; let’s face it, we make very few life or death, or irreversible decisions. It’s better to make the decision, execute quickly, validate and learn. The learning from the ‘wrong’ decision can provide further evidence for … Continue reading

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Do You Feel the “Luv” at Work?

by Sandra Ford Walston How often do you hear a CEO declare with pride that his or her organization has never had a layoff, furlough or bankruptcy? Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly made that statement recently at the University of … Continue reading

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Stephen Covey Video on Change Management

Stephen Covey, author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” which became the bible of personal and professional effectiveness, died this week.  While his book sold nearly 25 million copies, Covey also continued to teach and help organizations train … Continue reading

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Conversation Killers that Lead to Rampant Mistrust

by Lois Zachary Maria decided she had work to do. She identified ten behaviors to help her stay in good conversation. She reviewed them and, what’s more, she actually followed-through and got better at it. That is until….. Until she … Continue reading

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Turn Managers into Empowering Coaches

Did you know that employees who work for a dis-engaged manager are four times as likely to be dis-engaged?  We already have a workforce where as much as 75% of the workforce is dis-engaged.  On top of that, DDI, a … Continue reading

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5 Leadership Traits CEOs Admire

You may or may not want to make it to the corner office, but no doubt you do want to succeed. If you’re a manager, you might want to take a look at the NYT’s article on “Distilling the Wisdom of CEO’s.”  … Continue reading

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