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April 11, 2011Understanding: Strategic Thinking and Learning Services

Strategic Thinking & Learning Our Strategic Thinking and Learning services are designed to help our clients: Define the current reality facing their businesses Understand the possible future scenarios they may face Develop a vision of their future organization and Devise and execute appropriate strategies for closing the gap between where they are and they want […]

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April 8, 2011Leaders Practice Performance-Driven, Values-Based Leadership(tm)

True leaders are responsible for both WHAT (Performance-driven) gets done and HOW (Values-based) those results are accomplished.  They create value for the organization, its owners and its employees AND they do it in a way that engages people and inspires them to perform their best.  HOW results are achieved becomes as important as WHAT results […]

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April 8, 2011The Business Challenge: Navigating Perpetual Whitewater

All organizations today are in a state of perpetual whitewater. Change is constant. New Challenges lurk around every bend in the river. These challenges include: Rapidly changing customer and consumer preferences; A competitive landscape which can change almost daily and may often come from an organization’s own suppliers and customers; Technology changes which can completely […]

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April 8, 2011Creating Effective 360 Degree Feedback: Our Thoughts

Over the years, we’ve developed some thoughts about how to make the 360 process work. They include: The focus of the process should be on learning and growth for the leaders, not creating accountability for the results. However, we must create accountability for following the process, but not for the numbers people receive in their […]

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April 8, 2011360 Degree Feedback: A Process That Works

Different organizations will have a different approach to making 360-degree feedback work inside their organizations. However, there are a few critical steps that significantly contribute to overall success: Step 1: Understand what’s important about your leaders’ performance as leaders. Step 2: Build the survey. The questions you ask must reflect what’s critical about the leaders’ […]

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