The Family Ghosts Living in Your Business Habits

Photo by Tandem X Visuals on Unsplash   In some of my earliest memories, I can remember my parents quarreling while the kids were presumably asleep — in our younger years, my brother and I were sent off to bed at our nightly prescribed time: 8pm. This was no problem for my brother who was…

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It’s How You Play the Game

Photo by Gonzalo Kenny on Unsplash   In the The Infinite Game, Simon Sinek outlines the stark contrast between the short-term focused thinking that has become such a large part of our enterprises and the seemingly rare, long-term focus that is found within certain endeavors where we feel we are “…contributing to something bigger than…

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Level 5 Leadership Partnerships

Photo by Romain V on Unsplash What does a Level 5 Leader Look Like? Jim Collins’s classic book on what it takes to move a good organization to greatness (Collins, Jim, Good to Great, 2001, HarperCollins Publishers Inc.) puts a lot of faith in the “Level 5 Leader(s)” that seem to be a major factor…

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Regaining Perspective: Who Are You?

Who are you? Who, who, who, who? Who are you? Who, who, who, who? Who are you? Who, who, who, who? Who are you? Who, who, who, who? I really wanna know (Who are you? Who, who, who, who?) I really wanna know (Who are you? Who, who, who, who?) Come on, tell me, who…

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