Monthly Archives: November 2013

Why Most IT Projects Are Doomed

All political leanings aside, over the last 7 weeks, we’ve heard numerous stories about the launch of Healthcaregov and the overwhelming number …

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The Power of Clarity

I want clarity. I need clarity. I love clarity. Sometimes I beg for clarity. (No, these are not the lyrics to an …

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Why Stupid is the New Brilliant and Mistakes Matter

Everyone wants to be innovative. Companies think because the word appears on their website in 42 point font that makes it so. …

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#1 Cost Effective Method for Self Development

I  just returned this week from a wonderful vacation … the most relaxed I’ve been in a long time! Being away gave …

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Apply 4 Tips and Avoid 4 Traps for Giving Effective Feedback

Last week my colleague Joe Baker and I conducted leadership development training for a client. The audience was front-line leaders from sites …

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7 Reasons Why a Client Can’t Be Your BFF

Clients aren’t like everyone else. Not even if they seem that way at lunch or when sharing a laugh after the meeting. …

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Are You a Leader with Over-Inflated Ego Disorder?

I’ve noticed another interesting theme as I’ve interviewed senior business leaders recently. As I’ve asked them what they’ve learned on the way …

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Signs of Lost Humanity in Our Workplaces

No manager or employee wants to work for a place that takes people for granted. And yet the majority of us are …

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