Top 3 Inspirational Leadership TED Talks

Are you inspiring? You can determine this by how your employees behave. Are they snarky and try only to reach day’s end? Do they work slowly and always seem bored and irritated? Did you notice this attitude after you came to the office? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then you […]

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Mapping out Employee Accountability

Sometimes promoting employee accountability can feel like you are spinning basketballs like the Harlem Globetrotters or juggling a set of clubs like a magician. Every workplace has its challenges and its accomplishments. In order to map out employee accountability everyone has to experience the same vision and understand their role in furthering that mission. There […]

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Book Review: First, Break All the Rules

First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently, by Gallup (2016). NY: Gallup Press. The first thing you should know is that this is a re-release of a bestseller from 1999. As far as I could tell, the only thing different was an update of metadata at the end. So, if […]

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Innovation and Risk-taking

You don’t have to be an Angela Merkel or a Nikola Tesla to make a difference in your organization. Anybody who pays attention can see things that can be improved. Maybe it’s a work process that can be streamlined, or a new customer group that can be approached. Managers who are open to new ideas […]

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Networking: Still the Gold Standard

Regardless of the industry, business as usual is speeding up. We are called upon to respond more quickly to more diverse and urgent demands, and we are expected to deliver a higher-quality result. As these new standards become the norm in our professional lives, the value of strong personal networks becomes increasingly clear. Here are […]

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