Leadership Development

“I’M STRONG…and accountable”!

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    Taking the credit for a bonehead decision is tough, especially when your career/life hangs in the balance on that decision. Machiavelli once said “All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger (it’s impossible), but calculating risk and acting decisively”. Niccolo Machiavelli known for his win at all cost […]

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Loss of Memory…loss of LIFE

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Having witnessed my grandmother being tortured by the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease and my mother serving as caregiver, I can literally say it took a piece of my mind. Between my grandmother not recognizing me and watching my mother drained mentally from the burden of caring for someone who did not recognize her as the […]

Leadership Development

Being better than…..GREAT!

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  Is it possible to be better than GREAT? Ask APPLE. I learned just the other day that APPLE has sold 700 million IPhones to date….yes, 700 million FREAKING mobile rectangle devices. At first I responded to hearing this with an “OK” then I thought about it for about 10 seconds longer and it hit […]

Leadership Development

“THE RIDICULOUS NATIONAL SALES MEETING”

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Save your money on the over-priced narcissistic motivational speaker! I apologize; I’m way too late on this post you’re probably just finishing up preparing for 2018’s National Sales Meeting Kickoff.  Typically getting a committee together with representatives from each department, organizing the agenda/content, bringing in vendors, having meeting run-through’s etc takes additional time…so I should […]

Leadership Development

NO “BOSSES”….including NO CEO?

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    Could it work?   Could a company exist without a hierarchy where EVERYONE’S job is considered critical to the overall success of the company? In others words your “BOSS” would be your work….your performance review would be based solely on your work. Who conducts the “Performance Review”? EVERYONE!   Now, full disclosure I […]