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Top 3 Networking and Social Media Strategies

December 23, 2013 by

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Top 3 Networking & Social Media Strategies: • content is your foot in the door – create content that meets a need for the ones you are trying to reach to get into their space

Famous Failures via Motivating Sucess

November 4, 2013 by

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One of the most noted and contested paradoxes of leadership can be found in the success of failure. Leadership requires that we sometimes make decisions based on assumptions and limited or inaccurate information. As a result, we are at a risk of failure. Rather than allow the failure to defeat us, as leaders we must […]

Kid President – Pep Talk about Teamwork and Leadership via Empowerment Network

November 4, 2013 by

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“Two roads, diverged in a woods..and I took the road less traveled, and it hurt man” – Kid President Cutest video on leadership and teamwork. That quote makes a very valid point that should not be missed. The reality is that leadership requires us to often take the road less traveled, to make changes that […]

Are You a Leader? via Nelson Goulart

November 4, 2013 by

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Leaders and coaches often look for great motivational videos to set the tone for leadership training or just as a means of recharging one’s batteries. This is one of our favorite videos… enjoy!

Crisis Management….Be Prepared Before You Need To Be

October 6, 2013 by

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Crisis management refers to tactics employed in response to any form of disruption that may impact the organization’s business or activity for any length of time.  While most organizations have a plan, the need or importance for one became heightened post-9/11 and in light of the more recent episodes of workplace violence.  Organizations need to […]

The Leadership Path is Paved with Mistakes….

September 28, 2013 by

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The leadership path is often paved with mistakes.  These mistakes, both minor and major, are the metal that can either forge or destroy leaders and their reputations along the way.  The reality is that there is no such thing as a perfect leader, there are leaders who have honed their skill through trial and error. […]

Learning to Take Third Party Feedback Regardless of the Source

August 31, 2013 by

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Everyone has an opinion about everything it seems.  It can be particularly frustrating when those opinions come in the form of candid, constructive feedback from a third-party.  The frustration is rooted in not knowing the intentions of the third-party in providing such feedback – is it based on observation or speculation, is it intended to […]

The End Result is Often Not as Important as the Journey

August 31, 2013 by

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For the most part, it’s been argued that the point is that you are there (where ever that is) regardless of how you got there. Well, sometimes, how you got there is just as, if not more important. Sometimes the value of the journey is worth sacrificing (albeit a controllable one) the outcome. In the […]

The Value of Problem Solving

August 15, 2013 by

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Problem solving strategies provide a great deal of value in an organization’s efforts to implement lean principles.  Effective problem solving strategies allow the organization to drill down to the root cause and any contributing factors of safety incidents, quality spills, and variations to standardized processes.  These deviations can then be contained, controlled or completely eliminated.  […]

The Discipline of Finishing: Conor Neil TEDx

August 6, 2013 by

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<a href="” title=”The Discipline of Finishing: Conor Neil TEDx”>The Discipline of Finishing: Conor Neil TEDx Who would you bet on?  Excellent application of a Warren Buffett criteria…Not only should you ask yourself who would you bet on, you should also ask your self why should someone bet on you?    What criteria would you use? […]