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Visions to Goals: Making it real

I recently wrote about having a clear and compelling vision to inspire your team, guide their decisions and to keep you going through the

Best leadership advice I've ever received

There is no shortage of advice on how to be a great leader on the Internet. But I’ve often found that the best advice is the simplest. I’ve

No one goes it alone

" a dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.” ~ Robert Burton, in The Anatomy of Melancholy

The value of a clear and compelling vision

Big hairy audacious goals, 50-100 year visions statements, mission statements, starting with why -- there are as many ways to talk about

Review of 'Turn The Ship Around'

After working for a decade to develop his leadership and competency, including a year of very focused pre-command training, David Marquet is

Best books I read in 2012

Reading is one of my favorite pastimes, but it's also the way I stay sharpened as a business owner. Even non-business books offer valuable

Leaders encourage risk taking, innovation

A team member goes into his CEO’s office to tell her about a huge mistake. He made a decision that he knew carried risk but he he had

The real cost of bad bosses

Are your employees sluggish? Productivity down? Maybe the problem is your managers, or maybe... YOU. We've all had bad bosses and know how

Make more money by focusing less on today and more on tomorrow

Have you ever wondered why one job gets paid more than another? What is the quality that enables some jobs to command more pay than other

The creative process: Motivating ‘real artists’ to ‘ship’

When the team who was creating the first Mac was months late in delivering it, Steve Jobs famously told them: “Real artists ship.” Those