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A new company can’t necessarily predict if it’s going to be wildly successful, but if the business grows, it will need good systems in...

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I was in the middle of my presentation. Before me was a stadium full of people I barely knew. Then something happened. It is what...

Get the Most from People: Don’t Make Them Major in the Minors

“I like to bang my head against the wall because it feels so good when I stop!” A friend’s mom used to say that (along...

Your Employees Are Busy, But Are They Productive?

I was a member of a business incubator while I was living in Northern California. The executive director had a Ph.D. in physics and...

7 Psychological Ways to Improve Productivity in the Workplace

Productivity is key to a healthy company. From using a standing desk to trying the Pomodoro Technique, the ongoing search for ways to increase...

Think Like a General! Create Strategies and Tactics Now

If you have been following the last several weeks of these postings, then now we’re getting organized. There are many ways to express the...

Killing the Conversation

Over the past couple of days, I’ve participated—at a distance—in an interesting conversation. Let me clarify, the conversation was interesting, but the dynamic of...

7 Simple Tips for Better Focus During the Day

Thanks to the millions of distractions provided by work, the internet, social media, and your personal life, we now struggle with everything from safe...

Leadership Skills: 5 Key Ingredients of Courageous Leaders

A great leader knows how to get the best out of their people. Through strong, clear guidance, they enable others to walk tall and...

6 Questions You Need to Answer Before Creating Your Change Communication Plan

When communicating change—especially big, complicated change—would you fire off a few emails and cross your fingers that employees understand what to do? Inspiring confidence...

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