did-you-catch-my-interview-with-aidan-mccullenAccountability
Did You Catch My Interview with Aidan McCullen?
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I recently had the privilege of speaking with Aidan McCullen, host of the podcast The Innovation Show. We discussed the need for courage in innovation
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Comic books
The OODA Loop: Your “Lasso of Truth” for Enhanced Decision Making
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What makes Wonder Woman such a fierce warrior? We can chalk it up to her royal lineage or her upbringing as the princess of the Amazons, but it really
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when-did-opposition-become-obstructionCollaboration
When Did Opposition Become Obstruction?
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In today’s political climate, there has been a focus on the “oppositional” party. How the “less represented” party tries to push their agenda forward has
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is-originality-overrated-the-race-for-second-placeCreativity
Is Originality Overrated? The Race for Second Place
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In the quest for competitive advantages, we often strive to find the novel idea that will set us apart, thus propelling us to the top of the food chain.
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did-you-catch-my-interview-with-patrick-helmersAccountability
Did You Catch My Interview with Patrick Helmers?
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I recently had the honor of speaking with Patrick Helmers, host of the show Sales Babble. We discussed the parallels between sales account executives and
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Communication
Complaining is Not Catharsis: Choose Sportsmanship Over Purposeless Venting
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Few things bother me more than complaining. I’m not referring to actual complaints, the kind where the individual has a legitimate gripe and would like
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Candor
The Don Rickles School of Praise: When There’s Too Much of a Good Thing
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Last week I wrote about the business case for being nice. I stand by the article and the cited research flaunting the benefits of leadership based in trust
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Compassion
Why the Attitude? The Business Case for Being Nice
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I recently received a call from a frustrated CEO who had concerns about his COO. The COO was brash, antagonistic, and exhibiting a pervasively aggressive disposition.
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the-one-way-to-constructively-defuse-an-argumentCollaboration
The One Way to Constructively Defuse an Argument
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Constructive conflict is a healthy part of any organization. Deprived of it, we end up with a lack of innovation, status quos are not challenged, necessary
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three-ways-to-assess-someone-s-ethicsAccountability
Three Ways to Assess Someone’s Ethics
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What if unethical behaviors emitted a visible indicator? That’s the premise of a great book I just finished, Smoke by Dan Vyleta. Set in Victorian-era
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