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Tag: New York

  • Is Your Project a Self-Eating Watermelon?

    Is Your Project a Self-Eating Watermelon?

    What is a self-eating watermelon? Definition : A project that contains enough seeds of success right within its own boundaries. How many of you work for or in a self-eating watermelon project or organization? I doubt many would say yes. You see I hear a lot of excuses why a project fails. Outside influences get […]

  • Do you suffer from Bright Shiny Objects?

    Do you suffer from Bright Shiny Objects?

    Bright shiny objects distract us right? Too many leaders suffer from an occasional bout of BSO Syndrome, chasing bright shiny objects. A leader’s focus must remain clear. What are some bright shiny objects?  I am not talking about material things, although those certainly can distract. I once knew a CEO who had a large 10 […]

  • Leaders: Get Out of Your Own Box

    Leaders: Get Out of Your Own Box

    Nowadays ‘thinking outside the box’ is cliché. We’ve heard it so much we have either forgotten what the idea was really about or written it off. The problem is that psychologists tell us we all have these personal paradigms that drive our reaction and interaction with culture and society. The older we get, the more […]

  • Leadership: Too Big to Do Right?

    Leadership: Too Big to Do Right?

    As a business writer it is just waaaayyy too easy to take a swipe at United Airlines right now. I’ll let the other writers do more of that. The situation we have all watched unfold at United is indicative of a host of leadership issues and the colossus that is a company the size of United. […]

  • How Do I Find Personal Growth?

    How Do I Find Personal Growth?

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Every year, people spend a lot of time and money learning how to work their goals; setting goals, making goals stick, and achieving their goals. I think there’s a different, more meaningful question. What about setting your sights on growth? When was the last time the question […]