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How The Right Metrics Help Avoid Disaster And Drive Growth

  On July 16, 1999, John F Kennedy, Jr. piloted a Piper Saratoga II HP carrying his wife, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette.  The three were on their way to a wedding in Martha’s Vineyard. Tragically, they never made it to the wedding.   On July 19, the fragments of Kennedy’s plane were found by the NOAA …

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Overcoming Challenges – 5 Steps to Achieving through Believing

Think about the last time you took on a new goal or were faced with a new challenge.  Did you start out believing you would succeed, or expecting to fail?  Did you believe you could overcome the obstacles or did you start out expecting to succumb to the trials? Odds are that the times you …

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How can you create the culture you want?

How can you create the culture you want?

  If you want to proactively create a culture within your organization, this may be the most important thing you read today. I recently read a Harvard Business Review article entitled “Culture is not the culprit.” It caused me to really challenge my thinking on the subject. Richard Clark, CEO of Merck, once said, “The …

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Building a Cohesive Team

What Google Learned about Building Great Teams

  In 2012, Google set out to identify why some of their internal teams flourished and others struggled.  The project, code-named Project Aristotle, studied hundreds of internal teams and a summary of the results was published by The New York Times.  They wrote: What interested the researchers most, however, was that teams that did well …

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The Secret of Successful Team Building

By Diamond Richardson Building an effective team is hard work. First, you have to select the right people to be on the team. This involves finding high-performing, engaged employees with the right skills to do the job. Once you have completed this difficult task, you have to handle the even more difficult task of establishing …

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