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People Over Process: Leadership for Agility – Michael K. Levine

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Agile is a process that allows teams to basically work independently on small pieces of a larger project.  Basically they govern themselves, work in spurts (called sprints) and are suppose to be unified on what they will work on at any given time.  But does that really work without leadership involvement?  Perhaps not as consistently well as we would like …

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Change Your Questions, Change Your Life, Business, and Coaching – Dr. Marilee Adams

In behavior change, Business Culture, Business Improvement, Business Psychology, Coaching, Company Culture, Decision Making, Healthy Living, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, life challenges, Life Change, Life Help, Podcast, Problem Solving, Psychology, self help, self-improvement, team leader, teams by Jay Izso2 Comments

Have you ever been around someone you are trying to avoid?  Or maybe it is someone that you feel like you just cannot get along with?  Maybe you believe there is someone out to get your job or get you fired?  Maybe it is your boss or manager that you feel like you have to walk on egg shells around …

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Fix Your Culture and Increase Profit and Productivity – Culture Fix – Colin D Ellis

In behavior change, Business Culture, Business Success, culture change, Culture Profitability, Podcast, Team Culture, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

In a survey of 1400 American business it was cited that 92% of executives said that cultural change was critical and a driver to increase their company’s values.  Yet only 16% said their culture is where it needs to be.  It is not surprising.  When it comes to business culture we talk a good talk, but we do little to …

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How Your Business Can Compete in a Digital Age – The Relationship Economy – John DiJulius

In Business Culture, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Relationships, Business Success, change, Competing, competition, Competitive Business, Customer Relationships, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Podcast, sales, sales success, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Technology, social media, phone apps, Alexa, Siri, Go Google, Artificial Intelligence, there is so much coming at us.  When it comes to our business…what do we do?  Which one or ones do we choose?  If any? What is going to give our business the competitive edge?  How much is going to cost?  What can I afford?  What is really going …

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Lessons in Life and Business – The Way of the Road Warrior – Rob Jolles

In Business Culture, Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Psychology, Business Success, Career Help, change, Decision Making, Growth, Life Change, Life Help, Podcast, Problem Solving, Psychology and Business, sales success, self help, self-improvement, Success by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

There are many lessons we can learn from our journeys in business and life.  We all have them.  But how many of us have actually took a journal and wrote every day about our journey.  Not many of us for sure.  Rob Jolles one of the world’s leading sales trainers and inspirational speakers has been journaling his travels as a …

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Leader Board: The DNA of High Performance Teams – Omar L. Harris

In Business Culture, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Success, Coaching, elite teams, High Performance Teams, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, management teams, Motivation, Podcast, Problem Solving, teams, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

It doesn’t matter if it is a sport, a for profit business, a non-profit business, or even a family when it comes to developing a “high performance team” there seems to be some commonalities.  The first is we are all pretty aware that all teams go through pretty much the same phases, from forming to storming, to norming, to performing.  …

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What Anyone Can Do – Growth and Success -Leo Bottary

In Better Leadership, Business Culture, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Success, career change, Career Help, Company Culture, elite teams, entrepreneur, Growing Your Business, Growth, Leadership Growth, Life Help, Mentorship, Podcast, self help, self-improvement by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We all want to be successful, or more successful, but how does that happen?  It is so easy for us to look for “silver bullet” solutions, or “magic pills” to solve our desire for success, but the fact is there really are no “silver bullets’ or “magic pills”, so what is one to do?  Leo Bottary has done a plethora …

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Fearless Success – John Foley – Blue Angels

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Success is a funny word. It can mean so many different things depending on who you ask and what day of the week it is. However, if we were to look at success as improvement upon what ever it is you are, whether that be your life, your career, or your business, then there are certain principles that apply regardless …

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Managing When No One Wants to Work – Ralph Peterson

In Business Culture, Business Improvement, Business Problems, Leadership Skills, manage, management, management development, management teams, Motivation, Podcast, teams by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

It is has happened to most all of us. You start your job so excited. You work like crazy to impress your boss…and then something happens. The intensity is gone. The desire to put forth the effort wains. Then there are those types of industries, oh, let’s say housekeeping where many people are not excited to do their job. What …

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Entrepreneurship The Disney Way – Michael Goldsby

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Are you an entrepreneur? Have you thought you would like to become an entrepreneur? How would you like to run your business like Walt Disney? Michael Goldsby Ph.D. (Chief Entrepreneurship Officer, Executive Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, at Ball State University.) and Rob Matthews Ph. D. have written a book “Entrepreneurship The Disney Way” that can …