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The 1 Leadership Failure: The Nose Knows . . .

A while ago I attended a panel discussion at London Business School hosted by the UK Turnaround Management Association.  On the panel were experts from the various professions brought in to deal with distressed companies – legal, operational, financial, advisory, banking … Continue reading

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Management may have the clocks, but we’ve got the time!

“If it weren’t for the last-minute, a lot of things wouldn’t get done.” – Michael S. Traylor There’s an old saying in business: “Time is money”, which obviously refers to the need for greater productivity and output in a shorter … Continue reading

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“Kip” van Winkle and Rethinking Leadership . . .

Imagine this modern twist on the old story of Rip van Winkle. The very weird day of “Kip” van Winkle, senior executive: It took Kip most of breakfast to fully wake up.  After all, 50 years asleep is a rather … Continue reading

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Management Fatigue . . .

Fatigue makes cowards of us all.  ~Vince Lombardi Two great coaches with unprecedented winning records, Vince Lombardi and John Wooden both believed that fitness and conditioning were the secret weapons of winning teams and each made fitness a part of … Continue reading

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