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Understanding Why We Hire So Fast & Fire So Slow

I participated in a leadership workshop for other CEOs and business owners several years ago, and the speaker shared one poignant remark that has stuck with me ever since! In many organizations, we have a tendency to hire very fast

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The 4 P’s Of Executive Gold

Eight years ago, I wrote a blog post entitled “The 4 P’s of Olympic Gold”. The article was inspired by Shaun White’s amazing Gold medal performance at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Anybody who watched the Men’s Halfpipe competition

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Eight Strategies To Create Your Always, Ongoing Performance Management Process

Did you just complete your annual performance reviews at the end of the year? If so, congratulations! No? Then, that probably means you’re still dreading it’s that time of the year! How often have you heard a business leader grimace

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Ten Tips To Foster Innovation in Your Organization

I once wrote an article called “Breakdowns in Innovation: The 2 I’s vs. the 5 D’s” based on my experience with so many organizations that fail to implement their great ideas. In that article, I described the all-too-common pitfall that

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Declare It To Achieve It and You Can Have Anything

For much of my adult life, I’ve had thoughts about the future I have wanted to create for myself.  The stuff I wanted to have. The relationships. The professional accomplishments. Wanting those things for my future is nice. At times,

Posted in Accomplishment, Accountability, Achievement, Commitment, Declaration, Goal Setting, Goals, Inspiration, Intentions, Results, Strategic Planning, Strategic Thinking, Visioning

-er Is Not Always -er

Bigger, better, faster, stronger… Is it really? I’m starting to wonder about that! As you may have read in previous blog posts, I’m a fairly driven, Type A, achievement-oriented kind of person. Actually, saying it like that doesn’t even scratch

Posted in Achievement, Ambition, Balance, Composure, Goals, Peace of Mind, success

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