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Leaders Laboratory Creating The Future

  Leaders Laboratory and The Future of Work, Thank you to so many of you who are supporting the activities of Leaders Laboratory and the Future of Work, we have had a great first year and establishing great work for the upcoming year.  We are making a difference in the companies and communities we serve. This blog […]

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    Excerpts from “How the Mighty Fall”, where are you?

    Leadership is the lifting of one’s vision to higher sights, the raising of one’s performance to a higher standard, the building of one’s personality beyond its normal limitations. Five Stages of Decline: 1. Hubris Born of Success 2. Undisciplined Pursuit of More 3. Denial of Risk and Peril 4. Grasping for Salvation 5. Capitulation to […]

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      Role of the CEO

      Role of the CEO This is the first in three-part series on how CEO’s can become more focused, efficient and effective in their role as CEO. What’s the most important attribute for CEOs: Vision? Strategic thinking? The ability to build client relationships and close the deal? Obviously, CEOs need to have all these skills. However, […]

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        How To Create Your “NEW Normal”

        A Checklist for What You Can Do to Make Your New Future It seems like everybody is talking about “surviving the pandemic” and, What will business be like in “the new normal”?  What I’m not hearing enough of is, “How do I recreate my business to be stronger and more resilient, both now and well into the […]

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          A CEO Cannot Run A Company Alone…

          It’s all about a series of Missions (short term assignments) where there is a start and an end. Today’s business environment demands innovative solutions executed rapidly and precisely by people working well together. An effective leader must be able to rally a team and lead it to its goal, successfully navigating obstacles along the way. […]

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            Great Leaders Live Beyond Themselves

            At a very personal and private moment with one of my clients, a new CEO,  he asked me, “How did you learn what you know?”   I have been teaching CEO’s how to be great leaders for nearly 30 years, I didn’t know how to answer his question.  I have been pondering his question ever […]

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              Being a Team is a Choice, NOT a Requirement…

              In a study, by The Fast Company, of 3,000 companies, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that spending 10% of revenue on capital improvements boosts productivity by 3.9%, but a similar investment in developing human capital increases productivity by 10.5% – more than twice as much.” Patrick Lencionis’ “Five Dysfunctions Of A Team” discribes in […]

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                Questions to ask yourself to achieve Exceptional Greatness

                I decided to only offer a few well thought out questions that many Executives, who are moving to Exceptional Greatness, struggle to provide well thought out answers. The answers to these questions establish the framework for alignment and rhythm for the Team to achieve success! Executive Teams… What is your Economic Engine? (What activities make […]

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                  We Are Born Dreamers…

                  If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me “how did you get the opportunity to really do what you wanted to do?”  I would have millions!  So many people go to the college their parents went to, they get the first job their ‘suppose to get’ and they think they are on […]

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                    Why Metrics Matter, How Do You Decide Which Ones?

                    Over the years I have never been much on metrics person.  Increasing market share was the main goal, through focusing on customer and product mix.  I have been working in strategic planning for 30 years and metrics were never much used in strategic planning.   The past few years I have changed and have seen […]

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