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What Would You Do on Captain Flint’s Ship?

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Your Decision-Making Style will determine a lot about the success of your decisions.A re you able to make the tough calls when you need to? In an episode of Black Sails, a compelling saga about the Golden Age of Piracy in the early 1700s (S3/E3), the feared Captain Flint was piloting a pirate ship that…

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Choices vs. Decisions. Any Difference?

Photo by Brandon Lopez on Unsplash What’s the difference you ask? ‘ There can be quite a difference and I’ll share with you a different perspective on this seemingly simple question. What are choices? Choosing is simply a matter of selection … choosing among several options, not all of which may be obvious. It doesn’t…

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Ever think you’re thinking too much?

I have. Too much lately, so I decided to think about why I’m thinking too much. In part, I think it’s because we simply haven’t made a firm decision about what we’re doing or where we’re going. As a result, we’re constantly rethinking or rejiggering our project and task lists … and in the process…

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How Are You Doing with that “Vision Thing”? Got One?

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You may think you’re a pretty good communicator.B ut, have you clearly communicated the purpose of your organization so everyone in your company can recite it? Do your customers clearly understand who you are and why you’re here? Communication is a critical ingredient of business success and we all probably think we’re pretty good at…

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Competence. Confidence. Caring. Done.

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In an interview several years ago, William Green, the former CEO of Accenture, a Global 500 firm with current revenues in excess of $44 billion, recounted a 3-day training session for new managers in which they were told 68 things that were required to be successful. When Green got up to close the session, he started thinking…

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Making Mistakes Because You’re Pressed for Time?

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Many years ago … and after coaching senior leaders for many years before that … it became clear … crystal … that the senior leaders I was coaching had never taken the time to develop a trusted productivity system to manage everything that had their attention across all phases of their lives. Instead, they were…

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