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The New CEO’s Secret Weapon

If change is happening on the outside faster than on the inside, the end is in sight.  -Jack Welch, former CEO, GE One of the most difficult jobs in modern business is that of the incoming CEO.  As soon as the … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Leadership from Fitbit

Feedback is the breakfast of champions.  ~Ken Blanchard Athletes serious about improving their fitness and physical capabilities have always known the value of feedback.  How do you know if you are improving without feedback? Feedback is useful for monitoring progress, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Corporate Culture Like?

Culture cannot be manufactured. It has to be genuinely nurtured by everyone from the CEO down. Ignoring the health of your culture is like letting aquarium water go foul.       ~ Shaun Parr Culture assessments and corporate culture … Continue reading

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Space Archeology and Corporate Culture: Seeing the Big Picture

Big Data or the Big Picture? There is a lot of talk in business circles about the usefulness of Big Data and the ability to derive meaningful customer and strategic insights from crunching a large volume and variety of data … Continue reading

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Understanding Corporate Culture in the Context of Time

There is nothing permanent except change.  ~Heraclitus From the years 1966 through 1974 I studied evolutionary biology at both undergraduate and graduate levels.  Seeing the world through the dimension of evolutionary time provides an all important context for understanding why things … Continue reading

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Understanding Corporate Culture: Experience vs Theory

Good judgement is the result of experience, and most of that comes from bad judgement.  ~Cowboy Wisdom There seem to be two schools of thought about how to be an effective leader and business person.  According to the widely accepted approach used … Continue reading

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Corporate Culture and the World Knowledge Forum

I have been invited to present at the 15th World Knowledge Forum in Seoul, South Korea on the 14-16 October, 2014.  This is a real honour for me and I look forward to sharing the stage with close to 200 … Continue reading

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