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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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      How Leaders will Drive the Future of Work

      In my reseach on new strategies, collaboration, network enterprises, and “Hot Spot” thinking I came across some interesting observations in a recent article from Lynda Gratton, PhD Professor at London School of Business, who leads research on “Future of Work” her studies and observations where very similar to mine.  I thought instead of rewriting I […]

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        What does a CEO think and talk about?

        CEO’s who know how to make money are getting together to focus on the challenges of fast growth.  Confidential, experienced, seasoned CEO’s (10 years experience), who want to create a strong, new future for their companies, their employees, and their communities are meeting monthly in the Detroit area. Leaders Laboratory is a collaborative and energetic […]

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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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            New Competitive Strategy – Knowledge

            You have completed your strategic plan for 2018-2020, you have created the best BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal), you know your Hedgehog (Passion, best at, Economic Engine) and you’re target market is clearly segmented – now what?  Execute, Execute, Execute…Execute what?  You have clearly identified your 0ne year and 90 Rocks (boulders only the executive […]

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              How To Be an Efficient and Effective CEO

              PART II: The One-to-One: How to Coach Your Direct Reports This is the second in a three-part series on how CEO’s can become more focused, efficient and effective in their role as CEO. Part one is The Six Essential Roles of the CEO. In today’s business environment, one of the most important roles CEOs can […]

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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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                  What are the American Automakers Really Good At?

                    There has been much commentary over the past few weeks about the Detroit bankruptcy activity.  Some blame it on the automotive industry, as most things it is not just one thing that forces someone to turn to bankruptcy it is a combination of issues over many years.  There was an article in USA Today […]

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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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