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How Do You Measure Success When You Can’t Easily Measure It?

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This well-known statement from Albert Einstein is much more powerful than you might first believe. The essence is that we tend to use some very simple metrics to measure success. We lean toward what we can count because it’s easy. We can count inventory products, hours worked, sales changes. For sure, those are important but…

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Get More At Bats

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A good hitter knows he has to get more hits to be great. A great hitter knows she has to get more at bats to get to the Hall of Fame.In the wake of the fading scars from the recent recession, most companies have turned their focus to revenue enhancement, a fancy term for “get more sales”. What are the key metrics that will help you drive that…

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Mark Twain lived a life without regrets. How about you?

At Leadercast 2015 in May, Andy Stanley spoke about bravery and encouraged everyone to concentrate on the “WOW” of every idea, not the “HOW”. Always asking “HOW” saps the energy from new ideas and grounds it in the impossible before it’s even born.     Give it a chance. Don’t think “How will I ever…

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It may bore you to tears … but you’ll never thrive without it.

There’s little doubt that this single word … or the absence of it … has doomed kings and queens as well as peasants and us regular folk. Why not take a moment … I know I don’t have time for all of mine … to add a comment about the biggest disaster you can recall…

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7 Steps to Build Flexibility into Your Company’s DNA

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If you can embed Flexibility into your company’s DNA, you’ll have the greatest possible chance to overcome the obstacles that bring companies to their knees. Too often we haven’t prepared for the unexpected. Here are 7 proven ways for leaders to make sure that Flexibility is embedded in your organization to help you conquer uncertainty and get the results you need….

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7 Words that Save Lives and Apply to Everything We Do

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In a 7-hour-long operation that took place on May 22 at the University Hospital of Mirebalais in Haiti, Dr. Henri Ford, the chief of surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, directed his “incredible dream team” of several dozen professionals to successfully separate six-month-old conjoined twins who were born with a separate triplet sister. These were his words…

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