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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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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 …

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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 …

Leaders: If you Confuse, You Lose

A confused mind says NO. If you confuse the people around you, the overall performance will be greatly reduced or even eliminated.

6 Great Questions to Lead Your Team

Being a leader requires the ability to build rapport with your team. Those following you must have good reason to do so. Every time you have a one-on-one, you have a big opportunity to add to and build that individual rapport.

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Owners and Leaders: Why Live a Groundhog’s Day?

We all find ourselves occasionally reliving events and circumstances from our work and home lives. The same negative events repeat themselves without positive change.