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An easy way to check on your culture

An Easy Way to Check on Your Culture

Check your culture by looking at shared resources. Is there anything grosser than a neglected break-room microwave oven? If Marvel needs another super-villain, I’d recommend someone spawned from the splatter of last night’s warmed up spaghetti and powered by the fumes of […]

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A Case-For-Change Story That Works

A Case-For-Change Story That Works

Today, we’re excited to bring you a guest post by Paul Smith, one of the leading experts in business storytelling. As an experienced leader, no doubt you already tell a few stories. But how do you know you’re telling the right stories? […]

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9 Creative Ways to Develop Your Managers

9 Creative Ways to Develop Your Managers

You’ve done your talent assessment work, completed the nine-box grid, and now it’s time to create specific plans to develop your managers. You’ll want to ensure everyone has a solid foundation of leadership training, and consider cross-functional moves, but what other developmental […]

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How to Lead When Your Team Resists Change

How to Lead When Your Team Resists Change

When Your Team Resists Change, It’s an Opportunity for Ownership You’ve noticed a problem, spent the last four days meeting with finance, strategizing, and building an action plan. You’re energized about what your team will achieve, your boss and peers are on […]

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how to lead in a caustic culture

How to Lead in a Caustic Culture

To lead in a caustic culture, focus on your influence. It’s a question we hear after every keynote we deliver: “I want to build a Courageous Culture, but I don’t know if it will work at my company. It’s not a healthy […]

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How to Help Your Team Bring You Better Ideas

How to Help Your Team Bring You Better Ideas

You don’t just want ideas—you want GOOD ideas. There’s no time for half-baked solutions to trivial problems. But if you stop listening, they’ll stop sharing, and you’ll miss the good ones. How you respond to incomplete, off-base, or inelegant ideas makes all […]

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