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160 Ignorance is Not Bliss

160 Ignorance is Not Bliss

April 19, 2021

When an employee doesn’t do the job the way we want them to do it, it is because they are ignorant. They don’t know what to do, or how to do it.

159 Trust Me, Show Me

159 Trust Me, Show Me

April 12, 2021

Each person has a unique set of knowledge and experiences they rely on when solving problems and making decisions. These differences that are at the same time complementary and cause conflict.

158 The Challenge of Change

158 The Challenge of Change

April 9, 2021

Being the change you wish to see in the world, is easier said than done. Sometimes just doing it is the only way to get it done.

157 Remembered Forever

157 Remembered Forever

March 29, 2021

The smallest things that we say or do can leave a lasting impression on people. The question is, is that impression favorable or unfavorable?

156 No Gimmes

156 No Gimmes

March 22, 2021

Our lives are filled with rules. There are rules that govern any organization, club, team or business and there are those who accept and live by the rules and those who think they are unimportant.

155 Life After

155 Life After

March 15, 2021

Fear of dying leads to fear of living life to the fullest. The good news is that those who have had near-death experiences universally say death is not to be feared. So go ahead and live an abundant life.

154 Cultivating Culture

154 Cultivating Culture

March 10, 2021

Core values are a joke if they are not honored. When you don’t practice what you preach, and when you don’t hold others in your organization accountable for honoring your core values, they are worse than meaningless, they are a joke.

153 Be Silent and Listen

153 Be Silent and Listen

March 1, 2021

Listening is the doorway to learning, but we can’t truly listen unless we are silent.

152 No Shortcuts

152 No Shortcuts

February 22, 2021

When we’re too busy with being who and what we are we fail to become who and what we’re meant to be. There are no shortcuts to the hard work of transformation.

151 An Economic Paradigm Shift

151 An Economic Paradigm Shift

February 15, 2021

Business and social justice don’t always appear in the same sentence, but they should. When the two come together, positive things can happen.

150 Interrupted

150 Interrupted

February 8, 2021

I think it is interesting that many people are more interested in the commercial interruptions during the Super Bowl than they are in the game itself. What’s your attitude about interruptions?

149 Calling Out Evil

149 Calling Out Evil

February 1, 2021

Seemingly insignificant issues, left unchecked, can develop into substantial problems. So, when confronted with bad behavior or unethical decisions, do you speak up or keep quiet?

148 A Higher-Purpose Mission Transformation

148 A Higher-Purpose Mission Transformation

January 25, 2021

The decision to infuse a higher purpose into your culture, one that guides strategic decisions and gives clarity to everyday tasks, is what propels companies to success.

147 Who Do You Listen to? Who Do You Follow?

147 Who Do You Listen to? Who Do You Follow?

January 18, 2021

Strong leaders want to know the truth and surround themselves with advisors who will present them with the good, the bad, and the ugly, and then they follow their advice.

146 Well Pleased

146 Well Pleased

January 11, 2021

Leadership requires you to handle conflicting demands from customers, employees, bosses, family and faith. When you have your priorities right, everything else falls into place.

145 Clinging to Our Treasures

145 Clinging to Our Treasures

January 4, 2021

Looking to transform your company culture and change your future? It requires letting go of the obstacles to the future you want. The whole point is transformation which means leaving old ways behind in exchange for the greater good that lies ahead.

144 What are You Striving For?

144 What are You Striving For?

December 28, 2020

Mediocrity is the result of lowered expectations when anything better is viewed as impossible. Excellence is achieved by striving for the impossible.

143 Rerouted

143 Rerouted

December 21, 2020

Your “WHY” is your purpose, your north star. It doesn’t change even though circumstances change. When you’re not clear about your “WHY”, you lose your bearings when you get rerouted.

142 Who Are You?

142 Who Are You?

December 14, 2020

The Unique Value Proposition is the marketing strategy of informing customers about how your brand or product is superior or different to your competitors. It is easier said than done.

141 Managing Priorities and Pride

141 Managing Priorities and Pride

December 7, 2020

Two things that may be getting in the way of planning for your departure are a failure in time management and a failure in humility. Overcoming both are essential for long-term success.

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