Monthly Archives: July 2012

Why Olympic Athletes are Never Good Enough

A few years ago, our family saw Michael Phelps and Ian Crocker on a tour to promote swimming in America. After seeing …

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Leadership Lessons from Little League Baseball

In the many hours I logged this summer watching little league baseball, I heard coaches and fans shout a lot of things …

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When Hiring The Perfect Match, Fit Can’t Be Ignored

As a hiring manager, finding the perfect match when taking a cursory glance through hundreds of pre-qualified “key word friendly” resumes can …

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5 Change Leadership Lessons Learned from an IT Implementation

One of my favorite areas of Change Leadership is leading and supporting huge IT projects with Enterprise Resource Planning (or ERP) implementations. ERP software …

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Are You Addicted to Busyness?

As a career-minded urban-dwelling American in 2012, I’ve often felt on the fringes for not structuring my life as if my hair is …

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Stop Managing, Start Developing

Performance management. Let’s think about that for a minute. When you Google the word management, here is what you get: The process …

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How the Olympics and Leaders Inspire Us with Stories

Anyone who knows me, knows I’m an “Olympiholic”. It’s true – Summer, Winter – I love them all! Sports have always been …

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Have You Ever Seen a Readiness Survey Haiku?

In my previous post, #1 Way to Make Sure You’re Done with Your Change, I talked about the technique of creating a …

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(Don’t) Show Me The Money!

John Rubino wants to eliminate Base Pay Merit increases. Trying to reward top performers with a 2-3% merit budget is a actually …

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3 Lessons Learned from Swimming With A Dolphin

Her name is Tonali and she’s a Pacific Bottlenosed Dolphin about seven years old. My family swam with her while we were …

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