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Leading Millennials: What My Grandpa Taught Mark Zuckerberg

What’s old is new again in recruitment, development, and retention, especially for Millennials. My Grandpa’s Story My Grandpa succeeded in business in 1917 the same way workers succeed at Facebook today in 2017.b. Garment worker cutting fabric (Inter...
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What Does Culture Say About Leadership?

“All education is directed toward prompt obedience to authority, stout endurance of hardship, and victory or death in battle…They always go without a shirt, receiving one garment for a year, and their bodies are unwashed…The boys steal whatever they can ...
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The Power of Your Point of No Return

"Such a great potential! But he hasn't suffered enough yet." This is a conclusion that my friend Maurice and I would sometimes draw after meeting some people who gravitate around us. You know, those sincere people who are full of good will, who believe in ...
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Have You Engaged Both the Hearts & Minds of Your Team?

With all eyes on the bottom line, many leaders simply don’t see the value of truly engaging team members. For organizations like these, clear goals and strong accountability are the keys to success. While I’m a big fan of clear goals and strong account...
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Hold Steady Solopreneurs

I've started noticing an increasing number of people out there ready to tell you how to run, grow or "hack" your business. They're online, across all the main social media platforms, and they're offline, at all the networking events. They’re super quick ...
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Everyday Leaders: Relationships Matter

This year I am focusing on everyday leaders. Not those who hold a formal position of authority, but those of us who, through our behaviors, have the ability to influence and inspire those around us just by being us. This is the eighth installment of articles ...
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Work and Personal Identity

I was having a conversation recently about how much of our identity and sense of belonging comes from the workplace. As human beings, we have an innate desire to belong. The psychologist Henri Tajfel put forward Social Identity Theory in 1979 – the idea ...
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3 Ways to Encourage Engagement in Communication

With one sentence, you can either encourage people to engage and communicate with each other or totally shut it down. Have you ever self-destructed a communication or been a recipient of a poorly delivered message? Perhaps you wanted a free-flowing exchange ...
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Recognizing the Disruption

What we see is only visualized after our mind translates the image. In business, our actions can easily be highjack by what we conditioned ourselves to see. Why is it that some can look through things and some only see things as painted with no interpretat...
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Building a Culture on Strengths

We've all heard how Zappos, Google, and Southwest are dreams to work for because of their stellar company cultures. Recently, the Oregon Business Journal published its 25th annual list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. One of the characteristics these ...
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What Happened?

After twenty years in the Marine Corps, I concluded that I needed to find some way to ensure that I would have a place in Heaven someday. It led me to one conclusion. I had to do time in retail sales. So, after completing the construction of our retirement ...
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Leadership Tested By Fire

Terrible fires raged through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in November 2016. Fires ripped through popular destinations such as Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in Tennessee. It was reported that roughly 10,000 acres of land were burned. Many thought ...
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