156 results for tag: Bizcatalyst360


The Two Questions That Confound Would-Be Leaders

Every life is, more or less, a ruin among whose debris we have to discover what the person ought to have been. –José Ortega y Gasset How do you measure whether a person’s life can be judged a success or a failure? Alexander the Great’s empire ...
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How Do You Create a Winning, Success Culture?

"Culture eats strategy for breakfast." –Peter Drucker This is one of the coolest quotes in business history. I’ll go a step further – corporate culture totally defines an organization and everything it stands for. Culture determines the success or ...
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Aristotle’s Mirror: Reality Undistorted

It would be the unusual leader who would admit that they don't aspire to build energized engaged teams that deliver exceptional performance. Yet, across the leadership literature, research shows that results often fall short of aspirations. When I ask team ...
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What is Personal Development and Why Do You Need It?

When you hear the term personal development, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? I don’t believe that there is a single unified definition of it. Because people learn and grow in so many ways, I don’t think there should be one. Perhaps one ...
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Leadership Development: The Urgent Need for a Major Paradigm Shift

Let's face the real business world reality regarding leadership development. The ultimate customer for all leadership development (LD) programs is the CEO and top line management, executives. For decade after decade and in survey after survey, these executi...
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Invisible Leaders

The invisible leaders. You may not know who they are, you may not know what they do, but they are there. They are quietly working on cultivating peace within the ranks of your employees. They are the ones who will be listening to their peers who are ...
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Leaders, Sometimes WE are the Problem

A story is told of an old guy driving home from work when his wife calls him on his cell phone. “Phil,” she shouts in a panic, “Please be careful! I just heard on the news that some lunatic is driving the wrong way on Route 80.” “Heck Doris, it’s ...
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Influencing Without Authority Using Situational Mindsets

Influence was defined by President Eisenhower as the ability to get “someone else to do something you want done because he/she wants to do it.” It differs from formal power, ultimatums, pressure or enticements. Listen to Dr. Mary Lippitt explain how to ...
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What About the Fourth Human Revolution?

Look at any current business trends reports and we are quickly taken to various forms of "fourth…revolutions." They may be industrial, digital, global but very few refer to the fourth human revolution. In fact, many that I’ve read leave the human factor ...
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The Main Duties of Board Directors

Listen to Certified Board Director Mark Pfister talk about the main duties of members of a Board of Directors, including one which is not talked about all that often. This is an excerpt from ExecuNet Master Class session, Becoming an Exceptional Board ...
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Everyday Leaders: Encouragement

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 third installment of articles ...
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We All Need to Make a Decision for Ourselves…

For many years I have been a peer reviewer for a number of research journals and one thing I often see in organizational research publications is a set of recommendations highlighting what organizations and managers should do for people to help them perform ...
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