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As Our World Changes, So Must Our View of Leadership

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014

As Our World Changes, So Must Our View of Leadership

Challenges and threats to our economic, social, and environmental well-being require us to rethink how we lead businesses, governments, and communities. Andrea underlines the opportunities for our leadership paradigm to evolve into a shared leadership approach that taps into the human potential, intellectual diversity, and shared purpose.

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Honoring All U.S. Military Veterans

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013

Honoring All U.S. Military Veterans

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” - John Fitzgerald Kennedy. In honor of the service of all U.S. military veterans, thank you.

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Learn Now. Learn Later. Develop Successful Organizational Change Skills Early.

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013

It is never to early to begin learning skills that are useful throughout your personal and professional life. Here are 2 opportunities via Northwestern University: The 39th Annual Career Day for Girls, and the National High School Institute.

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A Choice: Flee the Scene During Organizational Change

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013

The organizational change underway is making you feel miserable. But instead of moving on elsewhere, what else can you do? Here are 3 activities for you to make the most of an imperfect situation.

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Using Values to Guide Business Strategy, Keep Employees Engaged and Grow Your Business

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013

Harvard Professor Kanter highlights a new model for companies to rise above the global economic crisis - to serve society, reward shareholders and employees. So why must values be part of this model? These 4 key points bring values into business strategy, employee engagements and business growth.

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Bumble Bees, Airplanes Helping NOLA Minority Youth Soar

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013

 "Aerodynamically the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway." Mary Kay Ash, (1918-2001), pioneer for women in business   About one year ago, Captain Barrington Irving took off from Opa Locka airport inside the cockpit of Inspiration II, a plane built entirely by Miami high school students in the Experience Aviation Build & Soar Summer Program.   How cool would it be to be the program manager helping the minority youth of Baton Rouge and New Orleans build and soar?   That opportunity for the right person crossed my desk today. Contact name and email is...

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Scholarships for College and Graduate School

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012

Here is a list of 51 scholarships for college and graduate school, to support those looking to further their education.

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“Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.” — James Allen, 1864-1912, English literary man of mystery and unrewarded genius

Posted by on Nov 30, 2012

As a project team member, you would have experienced (perhaps more than once): project delays, cost escalations, quality compromises. Just what are te early warning signs of such project disappoinments/ failures? Here are 4 ways to handle the 5 critical issues.

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Loss: A Learning Opportunity with a Specific Purpose

Posted by on Oct 31, 2012

Organizational change is not a mechanical process. It incurs losses and emotional difficulties. As a leader and a fellow colleague, what can you learn and do to assist your peers through the pain? Read about Kubler Ross' five stages of grief to better support them through each stage.

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Trust Your Instinct…& the African Hornbill Bird & Dwarf Mongoose

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012

Trusting your instinct does not mean that data and research are not important; it means considering important factors that may not always be easily quantifiable. Check out William E. Boswell's principles for success through instinct.

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