Monthly Archives: April 2013

Two Key Communication Tips When The News Is Bad

Last week was a difficult one. Both my parents have Parkinson’s disease and I went with them to their doctor’s appointment. One …

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By All Means, Ignore Your Stakeholders

My vacuum went on the fritz, and I have been trying to get it fixed. It’s a vacuum by the inventor/company that …

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Why The Model Doesn’t Matter in Change Leadership

“I don’t think it really matters which model you pick,” my friend said on the phone last week. “I think it just …

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Six Signs You Undervalue Implementation

Business heroes are often the innovators and the visionaries that set the next strategy. Yet, 90% of strategies fail because of execution. …

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Is Humble Leadership an Oxymoron?

  As I was playing a Madden football video game with my son recently, I couldn’t help but notice what he had …

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3 Tips to Close Me, Not Sell Me

Repeat after me: Give the customer what she wants, not what you’re selling. I got attitude from the card store lady last week. …

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4 Reasons to Stick to Your Deadlines

Did you know that Monday was the deadline to file a 1040 form to claim a tax refund for the 2009 tax year? I …

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6 Must-Haves for Writing a Compelling, Professional Bio

If you don’t have a professional bio, or if it’s been acquiring electronic dust in a long lost folder, it’s probably time …

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