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Is the temperament of the most senior leader in an organization the most important predictor of transformation success?

Is The Temperament Of The Most Senior Leader In An Organization The Most Important Predictor Of Transformation Success? Donald Ainsworth Recently I’ve been reflecting on my experiences leading change initiatives within organizations and was pondering if I could have predicted the end result based on an upfront assessment of the most senior person’s (President/CEO/Agency Head) …

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All the things COVID-19 will change forever, according to 30 top experts

All the Things COVID-19 Will change forever, according to 30top experts By Mark Sullivan | 4/20/2020 We’re four weeks into the massive time-out forced on us by coronavirus. Many of us have spent much of that time trying to get used to the radical lifestyle change the virus has brought. But we’re also beginning to …

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Givers versus takers: How to make sure the givers always win.

How You Answer This Interview Question Reveals Your True Character Givers versus takers: How to make sure the givers always win. BY BETSY MIKEL, OWNER, AVECK In every organization, there are givers and takers. The givers are generous with their time, often willing to help their colleagues even if it means sacrificing their own success at …

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High Performing Jerks = Culture Crushers!

High Performing Jerks = Culture Crushers! Matt Francis | Founder at MAS Watches | January 24, 2017 We’ve all worked with them… people who achieve outstanding results, but leave a trail of destruction behind them in the process! While their ‘results’ (typically financial) might bring short-term gains, these individuals can cause a long-term world of pain …

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6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills

6 Signs To Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That’s the age-old question thought leaders and scholarsgalore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature. While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universalprinciples you can’t argue with (but you can try). Speaking …

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Operationalize Your Strategic Plan Using Lean Six Sigma

Operationalize Your Strategic Plan Using Lean Six Sigma Charan, R. & Colvin, G. (1999). Why CEOs Fail. Fortune, June 21: 68-78 Sixty to ninety percent of organizations fail at executing their strategy (Kaplan & Norton, 2004). According to Charan and Colvin (1999) in their article, “Why CEOs Fail,” an estimated 70% of companies fail at …

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