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People Over Process

Article by , May 21, 2018

Do you want to be a star? Someone who is a sparkling speck of celebrity? Someone who can tip off the stage and be swept around the arena on the hands of raving fans? Here’s the secret — always, keep People over Process.
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How to Deliver a Killer Pitch Presentation

Article by , May 15, 2018

As an entrepreneur, the most challenging presentation you will deliver is in front of investors.  It can be nerve-wracking to make a presentation to people who can have a life-or-death influence on your business.  The following 6 tips will improve your presentation and ensure that investors understand your proposal and address it on its merits:
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Build Something — Special

Article by , May 15, 2018

This is more than another B.S. musing. A bright financial future is waiting – if, you will accept this encouragement to Build Something Special (B.S.S.). Let’s begin with that extra “S”: the Special one. Yes — that is YOU. You are one-of-a-kind, broke-the-mold, and a ‘special’ creation with a unique set of gifts.
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Compulsive Leaders Pose Unique Challenges

Article by , May 15, 2018

Most corporate cultures place a high value on accomplishment and productivity, which explains why so many compulsive, driven leaders rise to executive positions. While compulsive leaders can claim credit for myriad workplace advancements, their obsession with tasks and goals contributes to employee dissatisfaction and disengagement.
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Are You Achieving Scalable, Profitable Growth?

Article by , May 13, 2018

When we look back over the last 13 years of consulting with closely-held building products manufacturers to medium, private-equity backed food and beverage firms to large aerospace corporations, every single client has one goal in common – achieving scalable, profitable growth.  It sounds somewhat easy but is far from simple in reality. PROJECTS THAT ADDRESS […]
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Leading Beyond Your Authority

Article by , May 9, 2018

In today’s complex and dotted-line organizational culture, your job frequently requires buy-in from people outside your direct authority. Influencing people who report to someone else can prove daunting—and an even greater challenge if you confuse the principles of leadership and authority. (They’re not the same.)
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I Am

Article by , May 7, 2018

What follows I AM follows YOU. Close your eyes and relax. Be the most authentic YOU possible. Finish this sentence beginning with, “I am …” Now, with eyes wide open, write down what that little voice in your head just told you. Every decision and every action will be supportive of our I AM statement.
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