Category Archives: Succession Planning

The Irrefutable Law of Innovation

Let’s talk about innovation. We hear a lot about it. You may be innovators yourselves. Or you may work for an innovative organization. There is one irrefutable law of innovation that if enacted, will take you and your organizations to the very heights of innovation. It sounds simple enough but in reality, it takes a lot of hard work and dedication.

Here we go…. Continue reading

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4 Really LAME Excuses for Not Making Decisions

The most effective leaders aren’t afraid to make decisions. They don’t keep people in the dark regarding their decision-making process. They are transparent and forthright. Most of all, they don’t ignore the people who are expecting them to make decisions. Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why 2016 WON’T Be Your Best Year Ever

Everyone starts out each New Year by proclaiming that it will be their “best year ever.” Low and behold, when December rolls around, many people look back and wonder why it didn’t turn out that way. More often than not, it’s not because of anything we do. Rather, it’s because of the things we don’t do. Here are 3 reasons why 2016 probably will fall short of your expectations. Continue reading

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4 Surefire Ways to SUCK at Goal-Setting

You’re probably sick of hearing about how to do this properly. I don’t blame you. I’m tired of it too. So for this post, we’re going to talk about how to SUCK at setting goals. Continue reading

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You’re Not As Busy As You Think

The next 3 posts on this blog will feature reruns of the Top 3 highest-read posts from 2015. Coming in at Number 3 is “You’re Not As Busy As You Think.” Continue reading

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Top 5 Offensive Things from 2015

First, this is not a political post! OK, now that’s out of the way.

It seems we live in a world where everyone is offended by something. Unfortunately, some people are offended by many things, way too many things. I get offended too, although most of what offends me is restricted to the world of business. So, here are the Top 5 business/professional “things” that offended in 2015… Continue reading

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What If ABSURD! Was a Good Thing?

Being good at your business isn’t enough. There, I’ve said it. In order to compete, you need to go way way way beyond good. You need to go way way way beyond great. You need to go way way way … Continue reading

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