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October 26, 2016 0 Comments
Connected

Leaders Are Expected To Be Connected In today’s world, relationships are the currency of leadership. As leaders, one of the values we add to the organizations we lead is being well connected in the community. More than ever, leaders are expected to build safe and transparent work environments. Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQ) Especially in the […]

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Leadership, Creativity, Cities, Sex and Ideas

January 27, 2016 0 Comments
Leadership, Creativity, Cities, Sex and Ideas

The leader in most organizations has many and varied tasks. If the organization is large enough to have a significant leadership team then the CEO has help in the day-to-day operations and can delegate initiatives, tasks and/or projects. In small companies, including start-ups of course, the leader/founder shoulders much, if not all, of the work. […]

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Book Review: Leadership BS by Jeffrey Pfeffer

December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Book Review: Leadership BS by Jeffrey Pfeffer

Contrary to Pfeffer‘s advice, I want to be fully transparent: presently I am a Leadership Coach who is actively engaged in working with business leaders from startup companies to multi-billion dollar public companies. In addition, during my career in industry, I have had the good fortune to be a leader and to work with business leaders. […]

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The Googleplex strikes . . .

August 2, 2011
The Googleplex strikes . . .

Could Google Plus (G+ or Google+ for short) be your one stop shop for Social Media? Personally, I’m thinking the answer is yes, even at this early stage of development. Well, okay, perhaps with the exception of LinkedIn. First, this is truly a beta release and is also being released in viral fashion. Presently, one can only […]

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Don’t Grow it Alone

April 29, 2010
Don’t Grow it Alone

It’s your business. You are the final decision maker. You are accountable to the board, or perhaps there is no board and you are the founder/owner. So where do you go when you need advice? Have you established a mastermind group or advisory board? Do you really have “all the answers?” Who questions your answers? […]

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SEO, it’s changed again . . .

March 9, 2010
SEO, it’s changed again . . .

Is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) dead? For some, it is certainly out of reach budget wise. The big boys have staked out their ground and are paying big bucks to stay at the top of organic search returns for their keywords and phrases. But there’s still lots a “small guy” can do to play.

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I guess we’ll never learn . . .

February 23, 2010
I guess we’ll never learn . . .

Businesses who don’t pay attention to their customers, their reputation and public perception will always wind up wasting assets in the long run. You can’t make everyone happy, but you’d better get out and visit customers and stop listening to internal chatter, opinions and perceptions. They don’t matter.

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Social Media Marketing . . . Part 3

February 18, 2010
Social Media Marketing . . . Part 3

This post explores additional tools to help manage content on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. The goal is to keep time investment to a minimum while providing useful information for your “followers.”

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Social Media Marketing . . . Part 2

February 16, 2010
Social Media Marketing . . . Part 2

Social Media is here to stay and business leaders should not be ignoring it. This post discusses a few of the tools I’ve uncovered to make my own experience a little more under control.

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A crisis in trust . . .

February 2, 2010
A crisis in trust . . .

It seems to be true that “we” have grown disgusted beyond words with the greed and duplicity of the political and business elite. This post discusses one particular aspect of what may have gotten us where we are.

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