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Your Business Plan is a Military Mission – Michael Penney

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Let’s say you are in the middle of a war.  You have an enemy that wants to destroy you.  Not only do they not care about you they want to take everything from you.  How do you go about your mission to defeat the enemy?  Do you just wake up one morning and figure it out as you go?  Do …

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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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Avoid Disasters in Business and Life – Never Go with Your Gut – Gleb Tsipursky

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We like to think of ourselves as being pretty smart.  We like to think that we make really good decisions.  We like to think especially in business environments that we use our logical side of our brain more so than the inner emotional brain.  However what the research tells us…we really do not know ourselves as well as we think …

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Authentic Negotiating – Clarity, Detachment, & Equilibrium – Corey Kupfer

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Everyday we negotiate.  Maybe we negotiate as part of our business life.  Perhaps you are in the midst of negotiating during a career interview.  You may be negotiating with your spouse or significant other, or negotiating with a child who doesn’t want to their homework or go to bed.  You even negotiate with yourself about the time you get up, …

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Courage Goes to Work – Bill Treasurer

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How are you about doing something new in your job or your life?  Little scary?  Do you focus on the consequences or the possibilities?  How about the issue of trust?  Do you really have the courage that it takes to trust others in your life or your business?  Of do you distrust and control?  And how about really telling the …

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The Art of Preventing Stupid in Your Business – Matthew Davis

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When it comes to business we all make mistakes. But when we make the same mistakes, or make mistakes that we could have avoided but because of ignorance, complacency, or being inept we did not well that can make us…well…stupid. When it comes to avoiding stupid mistakes it first requires us to understand what type of mistakes can be made, …

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Managing When No One Wants to Work – Ralph Peterson

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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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How to Solve Big Problems Like a Pro – Corey Phelps

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If there is one thing you can count on besides “death and taxes” is you can bet you will have problems. Whether it is in your business or your career, or your life, they are bound to happen. Ironically your biggest problem may be not knowing how to solve your problems. Dr. Corey Phelps is here for the rescue. One …