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  I watched an interesting case study in leadership last night – though it would be easy to confuse it as being just another movie. Darkest Hour follows the exploits of newly minted Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the early days of WWII – and reminds...

  Less than a week into the new year and there will likely be one consistent lament from a great many employees in these critical first hours of 2018 – too much work and too little time to get it done.   A number of years back...

  All things being equal, a company with great leadership is more likely to win the war. All things not being equal, a company with great leadership is far more likely to win the war.   Want to know the best predictor of your company’s success over...

  “When everything is important nothing is important.” ~ Brian Mulroney   Premise – Employee engagement and overall poor morale threatens our economic future – both in this country and globally. Up to 70% of today’s workers freely indicate they are no longer engaged and/or burned out in...

Abusive Leaders and The Deafening Sounds of Silence   There’s a jagged headline that will scrape across the public conscience sometime over the next few days. It’s as predictable as the next senseless armed robbery or drunken driver arrest.   Somewhere a person in a position of influence will...

Zombie – a will-less and speechless human held to have died and supernaturally reanimated   Career Zombie – a will-less and speechless human held to have died on the job and marginally reanimated   So what’s the difference in the two? The first makes for good television. The second...

  Want a thriving career? One that will withstand organizational restructures, mergers, acquisitions, and all the other landmines that can complicate?   Here’s a hard-earned lesson for a great many – but one you can apply today.   Whether you are six months into your first job – or ten...

Today thousands of Americans will go to work – most of them will start a job.   A few will grow that job into a career.   A job means that If I do my work then someone will pay me.   A career means that if I do...