Risk Taking

Risk Taking

“If you don’t feel uncomfortable you are not moving fast enough” — Mario Andretti I participated in a panel today with four other senior leaders to discuss “Risk” with a body of employees at my company. The...

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High Performing Teams

Developing High Performing Teams

Time and time again, when you read articles in any business magazine or pick up any business book focused on leadership, management, or starting a company there is always a theme around talent. Some of the biggest lessons...

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Is Your Head In The Sand?

Is Your Head In The Sand?

I have often worked at companies where employees never pick their heads up and look beyond the four walls of their office. They don’t recognize that many other companies in their industry or outside are solving similar...

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Just Look It Up

Just Look It Up

I am often surprised at how long it takes someone to give an answer for something or to embrace a new thought. I don’t know why I am surprised, but I am. Maybe it is because if someone asked me a question or presented me...

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The Argument For Being Social

The Argument For Being Social

I am not talking about being a Facebook voyeur or tweeting your breakfast choice or posting your morning Periscope, though those are now a part of being social in our society today. I am talking about getting out there and...

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Ownership Mindset

Ownership Mindset

Managers and Executives are always pushing their teams to lead, move faster and innovate. However, when you step back and talk to individual team members one of the first questions I hear is “How do I lead?”. This often...

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Starting Over

Starting Over

It is never easy to make the decision to leave a company and start anew. The decision leading up to leaving is difficult, but the hardest part is actually starting over. It is like the first day of High School. You show up at...

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