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21 02, 2016

Good Change, Bad Change, and Buy-In

By | 2016-10-29T15:29:02+00:00 February 21st, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Don Draper, the fictional advertising guru on the television show “Mad Men” said, “Change is neither good nor bad. It simply is.” Good luck convincing your team, customers, or vendors of that. Leaders want the change they introduce to be universally accepted based on the inherent trust that others have [...]

15 02, 2016

What Keeps Us Slow When We Want to Be Faster?

By | 2016-10-29T15:29:02+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This message has been around for years: Speed is essential to flourish in a world where past success only ensures that you used to be relevant.  Your organization needs to be faster to market, quicker to respond to change, and more resilient when overcoming missteps. So why do so many [...]

24 01, 2016

Leadership – Now More Than Ever

By | 2016-10-29T15:29:02+00:00 January 24th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Why you? Why now? What makes you relevant? Options are everywhere and being good is the minimum expectation. Why should I pay attention to you rather than hit the “Next” button? Unfortunately, most people give the wrong answers. Your company’s products, service offerings, work processes, and compensation plans are not [...]

10 01, 2016

Resistance Is Your Friend

By | 2016-10-29T15:29:03+00:00 January 10th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

There is always one. Often there are several. You know…the ones who resist every change. If you are lucky, they adopt a neutral wait and see position. More likely, they find the most inconvenient time to raise a question or make a comment that disrupts your plans. You might write [...]

3 01, 2016

Seven Ways to Make Your Business Better This Year

By | 2016-10-29T15:29:03+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you want your business to be better, there are areas that will have to be different. If you want things to be different, you will have to change. For most businesses, the challenge to getting better falls into one or more of the following categories: Lack of focus in [...]

28 12, 2015

Will Your New Year’s Resolutions Be More Than Talk?

By | 2016-10-29T15:29:03+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Most of the talk about New Year’s Resolutions is just that – talk. Despite all of our good intentions, most people won’t achieve their goals for the coming year. Research released by the University of Scranton Psychology Department reports that only 8 percent of Americans are regularly successful in achieving [...]

22 12, 2015

Reflecting On Your Results

By | 2016-10-29T15:29:03+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The end of the year is always hectic. You are wrapping up last minute obligations, projects, and probably gifts. Spending time with family and friends is, no doubt, on your To Do list. And, you may be thinking about and planning for all that you want to achieve in the [...]

14 12, 2015

How to Start 2016

By | 2016-10-29T15:29:03+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

From Joe Calloway: Here’s advice that I’m giving myself for 2016. You can partake of it as you see fit: Lighten up. My family is healthy and happy and we’re all together. In light of that, any “problems” that I might have are trivial. Listen to and think about what [...]

7 12, 2015

Connect with People Where They Are To Create Buy-In for Change

By | 2016-10-29T15:29:03+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Imagine this: An email arrives from the Chief Executive Officer of your company with the following message: It is no secret that the past few years have been a struggle. Our competitors are buying market share at the expense of profitability. We must now undertake radical change to ensure our [...]