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The 3 M’s of Leadership

March 14, 2015 by

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 As leaders, we are constantly challenged  with making magic happen daily for our organizations and teams.  How we do so centers in part around 3 core M’s – managing, monetizing, and mentoring. Management is just that – how we manage people, processes and systems. It’s how we wrangle all of the puppies into the […]

An A.R.K. for the Frozen Middle

February 8, 2015 by

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Front line leadership sees the attention of those that work below them as well as those that work above them. They have a level of responsibility that keeps them on someone’s radar. Middle managers, however, tend to be the frozen middle. They have the power to influence and drive change, but get little of the […]

Who is Assisting You With Your Destiny?

January 25, 2015 by

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You have to have someone assist you to get to your destiny.. Seek partners, mentors, and collaborators that will give wise counsel to move you in the direction you need to go…

Success is…

January 23, 2015 by

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When you see success, you don’t often see the sweat equity that went into it; the daily incremental effort that moved the needle. You don’t see the setbacks, failure or frustration. In fact, in most cases it seems as if success came quickly and easily. The reality is that for most people, success was about […]

What Leadership Isn’t…

January 18, 2015 by

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If you have “yes men” following you, you aren’t a leader, you’re in trouble ~ The Cognoscenti LLC © 2012

Will Smith’s Words of Wisdom #MotivationMonday

August 4, 2014 by

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http://youtu.be/TX1TBYnzmk0 We all need a little reminder that when we put our minds to something, amazing things can happen. People that are successful recognize the power that self-thought leadership has – translation, the influence of your thinking on your actions. Don’t limit yourself! Harness your mental power to focus on being successful! Once you taste […]

First They Will Laugh

July 8, 2014 by

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Some of the greatest innovations were first fodder for amusement and commentary. With persistence, what was once fodder became novelty, as people became more interested and curious. As curiosity rose, so so did fascination, adulation, disruption, and ultimately success. As they say, you know you have arrived when they copy you… Any doubt? Ask Apple.. […]