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Category: Leadership


Are You Really Encouraging Innovation?

Many companies boast about their cultures of innovation. They incorporate creativity and openness into their mission or values statements. They reward employees for new insights and ideas. They hire and promote for innovation. Yet despite such measures, they find that…

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6 Personal Qualities Instrumental to Successful Leadership

Several years ago, we surveyed two dozen CEOs about what they thought were personal qualities instrumental to successful leadership.  Their reflections on this topic surfaced 6 Personal Qualities Instrumental to Successful Leadership.

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Leading A Multigenerational Workforce

Nationally known voice on generational differences in the workplace Kim Huggins, was recently interviewed by Generis (an organizer of business summits including the American Manufacturing Summit) on the topic of Leading A Multi Generational Workforce in Manufacturing. You can read…

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Stormproof Your Company: Developing A New Generation of Breakthrough Leaders

Is your company stormproof? The storm I’m talking about isn’t a tornado or hurricane, but rather a “perfect storm” in the battle for talent. A tightening labor market combined with baby boomer retirements is adding up to significant talent gaps…

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The Five Things Leaders Can Do to Minimize Late Scope

Late scope jeopardizes turnaround schedules, adds additional costs, and increases safety risks. Here’s what you can do about it.

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Self-Talk – It’s Not Just for Athletes Anymore

By: Amy Durgin, Ph.D., Associate Consultant; Marcia Dolby, Sr. Principal; Carolina Aguilera, Ph.D., Principal You’ve heard it a thousand times. How athletes use positive self-talk to eliminate pre-game jitters and improve their performance on the field. What if we told…

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Kick Your Culture of Innovation into High Gear: A Generational Approach

Have you heard about Adobe’s Kickbox? It’s a little red box filled with materials that take employees through a six-step, self-guided innovation process. Employees who have a new idea they want to pursue take a workshop and then proceed through…

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How Important Are Generational Differences, Really?

Companies pay millions each year to researchers and consultants to help them understand employees in various generational cohorts. Yet some observers have begun to ask whether companies are going too far, and whether generational divisions are overblown, if they exist at all .
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The Toughest Job You’ll Ever Love

Do you remember that line, from a 1978 public service announcement encouraging viewers to join the Peace Corps? (Hint – “It’s the toughest job you’ll ever love”)  Well, it seems like it might also readily apply to the CEO job….

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Breaking Out of the CEO Bubble

Do you regularly seek out information from people across your organization? Do you maintain a cabinet of trusted advisors—confidents who are willing tell you not only the good but also the difficult truth when appropriate? Do you look closely at behaviors of your own that may prevent others from speaking openly with you?

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