Difficult Conversations

May 19th, 2014 | By
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Great advice to review just before these types of conversations. http://hbr.org/web/slideshows/difficult-conversations-nine-common-mistakes/1-slide Tweet



Entrepreneurship

May 7th, 2014 | By
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Entrepreneurship is experiencing “troubling” decline. Older businesses are doing better than younger. Interesting research.   http://www.brookings.edu     Tweet



How companies are putting managers in a bind

May 7th, 2014 | By

New responsibilities but little, if any, training…sounds like a recipe for disaster. http://online.wsj.com/news/articles Tweet



The Truth About Leadership

May 1st, 2014 | By
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Podcast from Jim Kouzes on ‘The Truth About Leadership’ http://ow.ly/vdKWO Tweet



The Positive No

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
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Great strategy for prioritization. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/i-can-relate/201404/do-you-know-when-say-no Tweet



Connecting with Employees

Apr 7th, 2014 | By
Emotions in the workplace

Leaders can fall into the trap of seeing the people who work for them as employees 1st and people second. http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232836 Tweet



Collaboration

Mar 31st, 2014 | By
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      A different take on collaboration… http://timvanderpyl.wordpress.com/2014/03/28/can-leaders-be-too-collaborative/         Tweet



More on Teams

Mar 24th, 2014 | By
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A ‘quick hit’ on working with a team that may be struggling. http://www.inc.com/magazine/201311/doug-mack/how-to-fix-a-struggling-department.html?cid=sf01001 Tweet



Engaging Employees and Customers

Mar 18th, 2014 | By
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Intriguing research that seems to confirm our ‘common sense.’ https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/openforum/infographics/3-simple-ways-to-engage-employees-SCI-1/?extlink=of-syndication-acq-p-106551664     Tweet



Customer Focused Strategy

Mar 11th, 2014 | By
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Interesting insights from Accenture. http://www.accenture.com/us-en/Pages/insight-digital-transformation.aspx?c=ai_aitwtfy13_10000345&n=smc_0513#sf23610853#sf23632887 Tweet