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How to Avoid Having a Frozen Middle in Your Company

In today’s ever-increasing complexity of business, companies of all sizes are developing frozen middles. Here’s how to avoid that.

Breaking a Cycle: Familiar Captivity Versus Unfamiliar Freedom

Have you ever realized that something you are doing is a recurring cycle of very unproductive behavior, thought or effort? Perhaps it’s a job, a relationship, a habit, or worse, …

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This Makes My Head Explode

There is a conversation that happens all too often when I speak with business owners. It’s a talk that makes my head explode! It goes something like this. I’m usually …

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Here’s the View from My Seat on the Bus

Managers at various levels struggle with common issues. Regardless of the industry where you serve, leadership challenges are very similar. There are some common themes I see played out time …

A Holiday Leadership Bonus: Using Grace to Enhance Your Influence with Others

The Holiday season brings out many things for many people. Mostly, people turn to thoughts of family and friends to take a short break, share some good food, and express …

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Happy Thanksgiving

In this edition, I have no new material to share. In honor of the Thanksgiving Holiday, I simply want to say THANK YOU to the many who have chosen to …