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The Rights and RESPONSIBILITIES of Corporate Leadership

  I recently read what to me was a very disturbing article published in the INSEAD online magazine, KNOWLEDGE.  Normally I enjoy reading their articles as INSEAD has some very fine business academics and some well thought through research findings. … Continue reading

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Corporate Culture as an IED

“The greatest producer of casualties on the battlefield in the 20th century was artillery, and my assessment is the IED is the artillery of the 21st century,”  ~Lt. Gen. Michael Barbero An IED is an Improvised Explosive Device, or in simple … Continue reading

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Leadership and Management: A More Productive Discussion

  Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.  ~Henry David Thoreau Flyfishing teaches me a lot about life, especially business life.  One of the lesson’s I relearn regularly in flyfishing, … Continue reading

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My Story and Corporate Culture

Note:  to understand why I blog so much about leadership, business life and corporate culture, you need to know a little about me as a person.  Hope this helps. Experience isn’t the best teacher, it is the only teacher!  ~Dr. … Continue reading

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What Savvy Leaders Know about Culture Change . . . that consultants don’t

Experience isn’t the best teacher, it’s the only teacher.                   ~ Albert Schweitzer I have worked alongside many CEOs and business executives, as well as numerous academics who spend their lives researching, … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame Performance and the Leadership Factor

The key issue isn’t having a strategy, it’s getting it implemented!  ~Jack Welch One of the most difficult areas of business is not developing strategy, but actually delivering on strategic objectives. Every business has a strategy (some developed with expensive consulting … 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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