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Quoted in Forbes on whether culture should be intentional or evolutionary

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That Which Is Tolerated Becomes the New Norm: The first responsibility of the CEO is to set and communicate the vision/mission/values of the organization. That is how the bones of the culture are set. To carry through the metaphor, the meat on the bones is the team you curate. The nerves and blood vessels are the systems and processes you put in place. The skin is your product/service offering. Culture is what you breathe into the system.”

“Culture” is more than just a buzzword. If you’re a leader in today’s business world, you know culture is a driving force of success. But should you create culture intentionally or let it be an evolutionary process?

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Quoted in Forbes: 13 Low-Cost Ways To Hone The Leadership Skills Of Your Executive Team

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Learn about Conversational Intelligence: Work together to master your Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ). It’s not about how smart you are, but how open you are to learning effective and powerful conversational rituals that prime the brain for trust, partnership and mutual success. Have your executive team all read the book and work with each other on using, tweaking and mastering the content.

You know leadership is what puts the gas in your company’s engine, but what can you do to make sure your executive team keeps building their leadership skills?

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Quoted in Forbes: how can managers balance pushing a team for results while keeping them engaged?

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Conduct Data-Driven Assessments: Balance comes from knowing what the team actually needs to focus on. That’s best identified through data-driven assessments rather than intuitive guesses or polling for consensus. The Team Diagnostic™ Assessment is a powerful tool measuring current team conditions so the manager can identify the critical levers to improve team performance so the team can sustain real, meaningful, lasting results. ”

Getting results shouldn’t mean diminished engagement. Setting deadlines for your employees is easy, but keeping them engaged along the way is the real difference between whether they’ll be burned out or hungry for more.

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“How different our lives are when
we really know what is deeply
important to us, and keeping that
in mind, we manage ourselves
each day to be and to do what
really matters most.”
– Stephen R. Covey

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YOU Are Your Problem!

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Saboteurs are those voices in our head that tell us lies (no, not those kind of voices!), stand in our way and stop our forward progress. We ALL have them. What do your saboteurs say? And what are they doing to slow you down?

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what defines you?

What Defines You?

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My father passed away a month ago. In his eulogy, I wrote: It's ironic that the man with a beautiful, limitless heart battled a failing heart for three decades. The magical part is that he never let the failing tissue define him. What defined him was his love and his playful, teen-age exuberance. I wonder...
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