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Lonely at the Top? How to Build Your Personal Support Network

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As a business leader you’re constantly faced with challenging issues, opportunities and tough decisions. Managing such circumstances is what business leaders do of course, but some do it much better than others. The difference might be due to experience, skill or talent; but when that’s not the case evidence suggests the business leader has not […]

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Three Tips for Avoiding Complacency

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Of the numerous articles on why businesses fail, I have yet to read one that cites “complacency” as a contributing factor. However, the brutal truth is that far too many businesses become much too accepting of marginal or “OK” results compared to achieving stretch targets or world class results. In the long run such meager […]

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Doing More with Less – Beware the Superman Complex

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The life of a business leader is busy to say the least.  Perhaps hectic is a better description for some.  Without a doubt though running a serious enterprise of any size requires business leaders to engage in myriad activities and at varying levels of involvement.  However, as a business leader you only have so much […]

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How To Build Momentum In Your Business

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A rough scientific definition of momentum is “a mass in motion,” a force. Momentum is also a business force, and can be described as a series of successes. Political candidates and sports figures talk about it all the time. They see it as a necessary force and a requirement for winning. In the business arena, […]

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Four Tips For Better Decision Making

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As a business leader you’re constantly faced with making decisions. Lots of decisions I’m sure, ranging from no‑brainers to complex and difficult. If you have had some formal business training, you may even be using a few decision making tools such as the pareto analysis, force field analysis, decision trees, six thinking hats, etc. If […]

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