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Are You In A Hurry?

  If you are like many people I interact with, the answer to this question is “yes” more often than not. In full disclosure, I am in a hurry as I write this! And I know the cause for my haste – I have a lot of deadlines to meet in the next few days in a variety...

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Are Those On Your Team Hungry?

As I work with leaders in all walks of life, a question they often ask sounds something like, “What key traits should I look for in a team member?” I was reminded of this recently when I read an email from my friend Regi Campbell. Although he was writing in a somewhat...

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How Did We Get Here?

Here we are in the last quarter of 2017. For many of us, our organizations operate on a calendar year and that means the last quarter can make or break the year, at least in terms of meeting our annual goals. If you are ahead of schedule on your goal achievement,...

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Do You Remember Your First Time?

Well? Do you remember your first time? Of course, you are thinking, “The first time for what, Bill?” My friend, Ed DeCosta, recently started an article with this question and I have borrowed some points to share with you today. As a young boy, I remember the first...

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Succession Planning

Goal Setting

Goal Setting and Goal Achievement

Much has been written about goal setting. Yet, many people comment that they are not satisfied with their performance in achieving those goals. This article is intended to address not only the effective setting of goals, but also to identify 8 steps to ensure that you...

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Employee Hiring & Retention


The Value of Delegating

For the small business owner, deciding what, when and how to delegate, along with to whom to delegate to, are sometimes very difficult decisions to make. After all, it has taken your blood, sweat and sometimes tears to build the business. If you really want to let the...

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We Can’t All Be Iron Man

"Mark Zuckerberg. Steve Jobs. Elon Musk. Tony Stark. Only one of those four is fictional, but all share in a popular mythology that the most successful CEOs are independent visionaries who create value through sheer inspiration and force of will. But it obscures a...

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Deciding How Much to Pay Employees

Given the tight labor market of today, many companies struggle with the issue of how much to pay employees. You certainly want to pay someone based on the value they provide the company, but how do you decide exactly what that amount should be? You would probably...

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