Lighting the Decision Tree

Lighting the Decision Tree Have you ever worked for or with someone who wanted to know all of the information, be a part of every discussion, and make all of the ...

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Bring in the New: Growing Leaders

It’s really easy to “drink the Kool Aid”, isn’t it?  When you’re even marginally successful in your business or your part of the business, success is seductive.  You know ...

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Avoid “Lonely” Leadership: Work On Leadership Development

I think we all agree in principle with Jack Welch on this one; the problem is, we often don’t act in accordance with what we think.  Growing leaders is a classic example ...

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Mastering the Skills of Fire Prevention

What do many of us do all day?  “We spend most of it putting out fires,” many leaders say.  And that’s the reality.  In a world of constant change and increasing demands, ...

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The Ripple Effect of a First Impression

            Onboarding.  We often treat it as a checklist procedure, right?  It’s something we do using a clipboard (or the electronic equivalent of one).  Usually the HR ...

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7 Tenets of an Effective Leadership Training Program

How many forgettable leadership programs have you attended?  I’d venture more than one, and each time we always ask ourselves as HR professionals and senior leaders, “Why ...

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