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04/11 2012

When “Your Best” isn’t Good Enough

Step 1:  Endure a series of tragic events with macys.com for the worst online purchasing (NOT purchasing, to be more accurate) experience of all time.

Step 2:  When prompted, provide constructive feedback online, and check a box that says, “I would like to be contacted regarding myREAD MORE

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03/27 2012

The Joy of Letting Go

Last week – while checking in during a session – one of my clients said something profound.  This founding entrepreneur and Visionary reminded me what building a great organization is all about.  It’s worth repeating.

His Integrator had just shared “good news” from the prior quarterREAD MORE

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02/29 2012

It’s Leap Year – Do Something Crazy

Today is a free day, folks.  You can treat it as such, or you can behave as though it were any other Wednesday in your life.  If you want to do something crazy, consider this.

Make a list of the three to five things about yourREAD MORE

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02/13 2012

Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch

Click here:  http://www.fastcompany.com/1810674/culture-eats-strategy-for-lunch?partner=leadership_newsletter for a timely, accurate and inspirational article about the power of culture in driving excellence and creating value in your business.  Many thanks to Fast Company and Shawn Parr.

 

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12/11 2011

Delegate & Elevate

Thanks to Russ May of Midwest Sign and Screen Printing for passing along this photo from the walls of the 3M campus in St. Paul, MN.  Read what William McKnight has to say about delegating and elevating into your unique ability.

 

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11/14 2011

Is That a Rock?

Rocks are just priorities — the 3-7 most important things you must accomplish in the next 90 days.  Company Rocks are priorities for the company, departmental or team Rocks are priorities for your department or team, and Individual Rocks are priorities for you.  As simpleREAD MORE

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11/2 2011

“When the Going Gets Tough…”

“Do your work – not just your work and no more – but a little more for the lavishing’s sake; that little more which is worth all the rest.  And if you suffer, as you must; and if you doubt as you must, do yourREAD MORE

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10/24 2011

“Making the Complicated Simple”

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.”

Charles Mingus, 1922-1979

 

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10/3 2011

Be Where You Are When You’re There

You can’t do your best work when you’re not present.  It’s true that multi-tasking is important in a growing company — many entrepreneurs celebrate their own attention deficit disorder as if it were a superpower.  But there is a point of diminishing return.

How many devicesREAD MORE