November 2016

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Nov

Getting the Internal Help You Need to Manage Your Change

Transition monitoring teams are nothing new.  William Bridges spoke of them in his book Managing Transitions and Jeannie Duck, author of The Change Monster, also highlighted the value these teams can bring.  So why don’t more companies use these highly effective and engaging teams to assist in their organization transformations? I believe there are two reasons at play.  Some individuals

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21
Nov

What Role Do You Play in Developing Talent?

We work with a lot of organizations who are focused on developing their talent.  Many leaders see this as ‘promoting’ talent; boosting your best performers up to the next rung on the ladder.  Undoubtedly this is important, and we know that it is a desirable outcome, but what if there are not enough rungs on the ladder?  What if the

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4
Nov

Delivering Against Your Priorities

Last week, I had a conversation with a president of a $600 million company and shared with him a tool to help create focus on delivering his priorities. Most executives find themselves still dealing with urgent requests (like audits, daily production meetings, etc.), but not focused on the most important daily leadership activities. This is not all bad, however, when

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