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He was the tenth son of a Boston soap maker. His father intended for him to enter the ministry but had only enough money for one year of schooling, and the profession required many. He...
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If efficiency is the economic use of human, psychological, and material resources, what is effectiveness? Go ahead and think about it. I’ll wait… Like many of you, I find the online Business...
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R ecently I shared five reasons why hope is not an effective strategy, but hope is, nonetheless, an essential attitude. What do you think influences that attitude? Let’s take a look. There’s a...
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I  have always loved working with military people. Their training firmly builds within them a “can do” mentality and a fixation on mission objectives. One of the best employee associates I...
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The biography Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West (Simon & Schuster, 1997) is one of the great stories in American history. When...
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It’s time to become small minded. Visionaries are big thinkers. Planners may make big plans but they think small. They take the grand scheme and turn it into smaller steps. Planners are...
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The expectation that leadership can be a singular role is unrealistic. We wear a lot of hats. We manage, we motivate, we correct, we monitor, we inspire, we facilitate, we coordinate, we focus, we...
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Studebaker, producer of some of the most iconic cars in America, started making wagons for farmers, miners, and the military in 1852. Incorporated in 1868 under the name Studebaker Brothers...
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I had been hired by the tourism department of a large Native American tribal government to help it develop a strategic plan. The department had a largish budget and had raised the visibility of...
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Does your right hand know what your left hand is doing and why it is doing it? When assisting businesses and CEOs in improvement efforts, one of my first questions is, “What is your vision for this...