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“IMPACTFUL” is quickly replacing “disruptive” as the cool biz word du jour. Lots of entrepreneurs and executives throwing it around like name dropping at a party. Like many other hip terms, if the impact one wishes to have is not evaluated and enunciated, its mention is inconsequential. All successful relationships—work, family, romantic, community, friendships—require alignment;[…]

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“We’re working with a consultant” is of the scariest phrases in modern business. The implication is that the retention of a consultant by an organization is tantamount to top brass’ admission of one of the following: We have no idea how to run this company We want to fire people and don’t have the guts[…]

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One size fits all. It’s a myth designed to satisfy everyone’s need to feel normal, mainstream and accepted. What reality demonstrates, however, is that there really is no such thing. Today’s business climate of the relentless pursuit of “success” has hand-fed the sales/leadership training industry, growing it to epic proportions. As the beneficiary of several[…]

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What does your organization’s foundation look like? Are your managers aligned in their vision for collective success or are their efforts plagued by hairline cracks of dissent that lead to destabilizing fractures? Why is this important and what does it have to do with business development, marketing or good old-fashioned selling? EVERYTHING. If a company’s[…]

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So much noise about Millennials in the workplace. There are countless articles on how employers can attract and retain the smartphone generation on their payroll and too many “Millennial expert” thought leaders to number. Books, podcasts, webinars, white papers and lectures make up a cottage industry for managers that can’t quite figure out the thought[…]

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        As we reflect back on 2016, it was certainly a…colorful…year. For many, the Rio Olympics was one of the more interesting moments (especially for Michael Phelps fans). The Olympic games in Rio began, as they always do, with the lighting of the traditional torch.  As many fans know, this torch was[…]

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HorsesMouth

Every professional desires to grow, and seeks the skills to be “in the know”. It seems quite strange, but did you know, That strategy and vision is required to grow.   Sustainable success is more of an art, For business development is growth that is smart. For the busy professional, where do we start? Ensuring[…]

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