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Scaling the unkown to reach a $100 million dream

Brian Scudamore had both a dream and a deadline that scaled his business far beyond his first $1 million to over $100 million. What I loved about this brief Profit magazine article is the power of this leader’s vision to galvanize himself and his team into action.  He does a couple of key things. First […]

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Straightjacket or springboard? What kind of leader are you?

I was reminded recently what a former employee said: the direction I provided to the team was more like a ‘Springboard’ than a ‘Straightjacket’. Just picture it. A springboard – launching possibilities. A straightjacket – tying people’s hands and keeping them under control. As I reflect on it now I see it as a great […]

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A Values refresher from Jim Collins – Good to Great:

It’s likely been a while since you read Good to Great. As a leadership coach, I appreciate his emphasis and perspective on values… “First, you cannot “set” organizational values, you can only discover them. Nor can you “install” new core values into people. Core values are not something people “buy in” to. People must be […]

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