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  • A View Ahead: The New Team Leader

    My wife jokes with me frequently about the stacks of books, magazines, newspapers, white papers, and research papers piled up high in my office. Lately those stacks have been mostly about the future of work, human capital, leadership, and engagement,...

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  • Listen to Our New Podcast!

    We're proud to announce the launch of the Leading the People Side of Business podcast!  It's leadership examined, explored, and simplified. It's the podcast to help you become a more effective leader.  Now available below and on  iTunes. Meet Your...

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  • 5 Steps to Creating Your “Don’t Do” List

    As each new year begins, many of us are in the habit of setting goals for the following year. Most of the time, we form lists of things that we want to do or to accomplish.While there is nothing wrong with setting goals for doing more things, what about...

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  • 6 Reasons Why Leaders Don’t Think (or Act) Strategically

    The marketplace is littered with failed or struggling businesses which have tried to execute and operate their way out of problems that are rooted in deeper, strategic directional issues. Many of those businesses started out with some very clever and...

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  • 10 Questions Every Executive Should Ask About Leading the People Side of Business

     Many executives I know are very impressive people. They are experts in their fields, and some have built their company from an idea to a substantial, meaningful business.But some of them struggle, even with their expertise in their fields, and their...

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  • Taking the First Step

    As I have told people about the launch of my consulting business, I have had several people tell me that they have in the past considered making that kind of change themselves-but haven’t. There are often a variety of reasons, but for whatever their...

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  • 10 Steps to Having Difficult Conversations

    Recently, I spoke with an executive coaching client about difficult conversations. He was preparing to have difficult conversations with two of of his team members. The topic was sensitive and emotional, and he anticipated that the conversations would...

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  • Human Leaders

    I was struck by Geoff Calvin’s article in the August 1st, 2015 edition of Fortune Magazine, entitled “Humans are Underrated”. He notes that in the world of smarter and smarter computers, self-driving cars, robots, and a cadre of movies with robots...

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  • Sails and Holes Beneath the Waterline

     There has been an on-going debate in leadership development circles about whether leaders should primarily focus on developing their strengths, or if there should also be a focus on development opportunities. A primary argument of the “focus on...

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  • You’re Being Watched!

     Okay, so this title sounds a bit creepy. But it’s true. Leaders and HR professionals are being watched. They are being watched carefully. They are being watched by co-workers, direct reports, and other employees. Their daily activities are noted and...

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