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A Co-Design Approach To Treatment Advances Individuality In Healthcare

Determining the outcome of an individual’s life is to ask that individual to co-design his or her own treatment. Healthc

Mon, 10 Sep 2018

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6 Alarming Ways HR Executives Are Putting Enterprise Growth At Risk

HR executives must reinvent themselves and the traditional corporate playbook to ensure that enterprise growth is not at

Wed, 1 Aug 2018

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Individuality In Healthcare, Part 4 -- The Massive Influence Of Employers

Employers have a great deal of influence when it comes to healthcare in general and the wellbeing of their employee popu

Thu, 28 Jun 2018

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Individuality In Healthcare, Part 3 -- More Insights, Better Experience Across The Continuum Of Care

Individuality is changing the ways we deliver healthcare. Significant advancements in technology and creativity in solvi

Wed, 27 Jun 2018

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Individuality In Healthcare, Part 2 -- Does It Expose An Individual's Vulnerabilities?

Individuality has moved to the center of healthcare transformation. It is redefining the ways we serve patients and our

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

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Individuality In Healthcare Is Here - Pair It With Inclusion To Achieve Better Outcomes

As healthcare moves from fee for service to value based outcomes the role of individuality will continue to shift our th

Mon, 25 Jun 2018

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Three Critical Factors Reveal Your Authenticity

The need to maximize the utilization of human capital is at an all-time-high. But this is impossible when leaders and em

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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4 Transformational Things LeBron James Teaches Us About Leadership And Teamwork

Much is expected from leadership during these times of change and transformation that forces us all to open our minds to

Tue, 29 May 2018

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4 Things High-Performance Teams Must Have To Transform Their Organizations

Transformation is a time for leaders and teams to reclaim their authenticity. Unfortunately, many remain stuck in an ide

Tue, 22 May 2018

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The 12 Crucial Leadership Traits Of A Growth Mindset

If today’s leaders are responsible to guide business transformation, businesses should not define how leaders act, influ

Tue, 24 Apr 2018

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Why Inclusive Leadership Is The Secret To Overcoming Uncertainty

Uncertainty is the result of disconnected thinking, disconnected people and the lack of trust in leadership. But one thi

Mon, 26 Mar 2018

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3 Ways To Make Meetings Meaningful

Making meetings meaningful means making them more inclusive. Let your people feel safe to express what they are really t

Mon, 5 Mar 2018

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Making Healthcare Inclusive Part 2 (Patients Are Now Consumers)

Patients have expectations and will choose to go elsewhere for their care if those expectations are not met. Organizatio

Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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Making Healthcare Inclusive Part 1 (An Industry In Transition)

Healthcare most evolve to inclusion and individuality. Our nation’s demographics are shifting, and with those shifts co

Mon, 19 Feb 2018

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3 Reasons Diversity Does Not Solve For Inclusion

Job titles fuel silos. Perhaps none more than “chief diversity and inclusion officer.”

Mon, 12 Feb 2018

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Reinventing Philanthropy As An Employee-Centered Growth Strategy

Can a company let all its employees – even if it has 38,000 of them – define the way it gives back? And why is that even

Mon, 5 Feb 2018

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5 Crucial Mistakes Leaders Continue To Make

Leaders continue to lose touch of the business during a time of change and transformation that requires them to be much

Sat, 13 Jan 2018

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HR Departments Must Urgently Become Human Capital Departments

The problem with HR is that it was not originally designed to care about people, let alone individuals. It was about hum

Mon, 8 Jan 2018

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What We Must Sacrifice To Have The Right Mindset In 2018

What mindset do you want to take into next year: Aligned with what you believe alone or with all people regardless of di

Mon, 18 Dec 2017

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3 Ways HR Execs Can Help Their Organizations Grow

HR is the backbone of a company – connecting everyone in an organization. But like our actual spinal cords, we tend to i

Mon, 11 Dec 2017

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The Greatest Enemy Of Teamwork Is The Illusion That It Has Happened

Think you’re being inclusive enough to build strong organizational cultures and teams? Chances are, not as much as you t

Tue, 5 Dec 2017

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5 Ways Inclusion Helps Leaders Influence More

Silos in the workplace are disrupting employee engagement. Inclusion and individuality are leaders’ new calls to action.

Mon, 27 Nov 2017

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3 Reasons CEOs Should Lose Sleep Over The State Of Their Human Resources Departments

Hint: It has nothing and everything to do with recent revelations about sexual harassment.

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

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Unconscious Bias Training Perpetuates The Problems America Strives To Fix

Uncovering unconscious bias is not a strategy that solves for inclusion. It’s a tactic that solves for diversity – and d

Sat, 21 Oct 2017

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4 Signs That Bosses Are Really Bullies

Leadership in today’s workplaces too often mirrors today’s politics. Leaders must start leading again and must stop bei

Sat, 7 Oct 2017

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What Legacy Would You Leave Behind If You Left Your Company Today?

Leaders must believe in the power of significance to leave a legacy – success by selfish gain is not enough.

Sat, 23 Sep 2017

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Value-Based Healthcare Models Demand Inclusion And Individuality

As the healthcare moves from fee-for-service to value-based medicine, it must focus on new ways to emphasize patient-cen

Wed, 6 Sep 2017

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Corporate Values And Mission Statements Are Stifling Innovation

Do you believe a company when it says it “strives to be innovative” or when it actually innovates in the marketplace and

Sat, 26 Aug 2017

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5 Reasons Leaders Are Afraid To Challenge The Status Quo

Is anybody really surprised that we prefer comfort over change? It's time to face our fears and get out of our comfort

Sat, 12 Aug 2017

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6 Ways To Change Your Mindset About Innovation Before The Marketplace Passes You By

While organizations are in change management and transformation mode - are the leaders and employees of those same compa

Sat, 5 Aug 2017

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3 Ways Inclusive Leadership Will Replace Diversity Initiatives

Like the seemingly endless talk around healthcare, people are tired of talking about diversity. It’s time to change the

Sun, 30 Jul 2017

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Why The Most Disruptive Companies In The Marketplace Fail To Disrupt In The Workplace

Just because a company looks nothing like the past doesn’t mean it acts like the present. Is your workplace disruptive

Tue, 18 Jul 2017

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What Changes At GE And The New York Times Tells Us About Allowing Your People To Influence

Open floor plans and saying you value your people isn’t enough. Lessons learned from GE and The New York Times about the

Tue, 11 Jul 2017

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How Amazon Embraces Risk As Its Best Friend To Get Out In Front Of Change

Organizations that build high performance leaders and teams focused on inclusion and the power of individuality grow and

Sat, 24 Jun 2017

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4 Essential Questions Leaders Must Ask To Recreate Growth

In the years before the Great Recession, companies grew so fast that the objective was to handle it all. Most businesses

Sat, 17 Jun 2017

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Workplace Environments Have Made Leaders Inauthentic

Most organizations ask leaders to be authentic not for their benefit to strengthen their identities, but to be authentic

Tue, 16 May 2017

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Workforce Representation Is About Quotas, Not Growth: It's Time To Embrace Diversity With Inclusion

It’s time to move human capital management to the center of an organization’s growth strategy that gives people the infl

Sat, 6 May 2017

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Why Leaders Think They're Evolving When They're Not

Most businesses have stripped employees of their identities, leading to a leadership identity crisis that infects busine

Sat, 22 Apr 2017

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Why Employees Live In Fear

Leaders give performance reviews that reflect their displeasure. So the talent hides its talent. They just say to heck w

Wed, 12 Apr 2017

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American Enterprise Is Unhealthy: To Remain Relevant, Focus On Your Organization's Identity

We must get healthy in the workplace and marketplace and inject an innovation mentality of abundance and opportunity int

Wed, 29 Mar 2017

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The One Essential Trait Leaders Fail To Master

Most leaders, regardless of hierarchy or rank, would be better served by being vulnerable enough to admit they don’t alw

Sat, 18 Mar 2017

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Is The Era Of Trump Triggering Transformation In Workplace Diversity?

Diversity and inclusion must be seen as an investment and be placed where it belongs – in the center of all growth strat

Sat, 11 Mar 2017

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How Leaders Constantly Strip Their Employees Of Their Identities

People have value – yet we devalue them by constantly stripping them of their identities in the service of those skills

Tue, 7 Mar 2017

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Design Your Workplace Culture To Go Beyond Engagement And Fuel Trust

The lack of trust and engagement happens because leaders are not intimate enough with the workplace and the people who t

Sat, 4 Mar 2017

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Teams Only Grow When They Evolve Together

Throw the old mindset out when it comes to your teams: Great teams know how to evolve together by allowing everyone to f

Sat, 25 Feb 2017

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3 Uncomfortable Truths From The Grammys About Diversity And Inclusion

Much has been made since the Grammys aired about whether the Recording Academy and the ceremony have a race problem. The

Tue, 21 Feb 2017

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Three Ways Leaders Fail To Be Open-Minded

As a result of the "Trump Factor" many people are asking themselves what they can do and how they can lead through all t

Sat, 11 Feb 2017

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5 Reasons Most Leaders Are Not Qualified To Lead

Too many people are getting promoted for the wrong reasons. Too many people became leaders for doing what they were told

Sat, 4 Feb 2017

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Maximize Your Leadership Capacity And Plane Of Possibility: Interview With Dr. Daniel J. Siegel

Dr. Dan Siegel says the mind is not just a function of the brain but also social and cultural interactions. Wanting to e

Mon, 23 Jan 2017

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5 Reasons Diversity And Inclusion Fails

Companies must rethink and reinvent the way they lead diversity and inclusion as a growth strategy. No longer can divers

Mon, 16 Jan 2017

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3 Reasons Companies Are Solving For The Wrong Opportunities

The problem is we're failing to see that we don't have to create “new” things. We have our own frontier economy opportun

Tue, 10 Jan 2017

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How To Lead In Times Of Uncertainty

There is a palpable sense of uncertainty today. As a leader, what do you do with that? How do you plan for a future that

Thu, 5 Jan 2017

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5 Words Leaders Should Stop Using In 2017

Using the wrong words may limit leadership from seeing opportunities and one’s ability to be truly open-minded. The wron

Wed, 14 Dec 2016

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Companies Create Powerful Employer Brands By Doing These 4 Things Consistently

Why would an employee want to work for you or any company? Companies that win long-term have employees who feel a sense

Mon, 5 Dec 2016

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Population Health Offers Three Critical Lessons For The Future Of Our Country, Part 2

In part one of this article, I wrote how a focus on Population Health will support business models that invest in people

Fri, 25 Nov 2016

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Population Health Offers Three Critical Lessons For The Future Of Our Country, Part I

Can we find strength in America's mosaic of differences. America’s population health and thus the health of our country

Mon, 21 Nov 2016

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An Essential Election Lesson For Leaders: Change Is Not Enough -- We Must Evolve

“Change” is the word I have heard most often in postmortems on the 2016 election. America was tired of business as usual

Mon, 14 Nov 2016

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The Biggest Issues For The Future Of Healthcare In America And What We Can Learn From Them, Part 2

As healthcare in America moves from a cottage industry to big business and gets progressively consolidated, regulated, a

Thu, 3 Nov 2016

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The Biggest Issues For The Future Of Healthcare In America And What We Can Learn From Them, Part I

A patent-centric and patient-focused model requires healthcare providers to change their businesses to a relationship-ba

Mon, 31 Oct 2016

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5 Warning Signs That Your Company Is Tired Of Change

Change should reactivate and rejuvenate the organization. When it’s not, you are not welcoming people to embrace change

Mon, 17 Oct 2016

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5 Reasons CMOs Are Failing Their Brands

More and more consumers know exactly what they want from a brand, the lifestyle they desire, the type of brand relations

Mon, 3 Oct 2016

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4 Pillars For Moving People To The Center Of Your Growth Strategy

With workplaces more execution minded than ever before, how can you be thinking about the health of populations and impr

Mon, 26 Sep 2016

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What You Think About The Power Of Transparency Is Wrong

Transparency requires leaders to work with a generous purpose. They know the wisdom behind having each other’s backs and

Mon, 19 Sep 2016

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5 Strategies To Transform The Way We Lead

“Without strategy change is merely substitution not evolution.” Many of you have heard me say this as early as 2009. Bac

Mon, 12 Sep 2016

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Three Strategies To Break Free From Complacency

Complacency leads to compliance, not big thinking.

Mon, 29 Aug 2016

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9 Signs That Your Organization Lacks Diversity Of Thought

How many times have you been in a meeting when someone says, “That’s a great idea, you should do something with that”? T

Mon, 22 Aug 2016

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Without Strategy, Change Is Merely Substitution, Not Evolution

Why do we need a new strategic plan at the beginning of each year?

Tue, 9 Aug 2016

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Six Ways To Ease The Transition From the Corporate World To Entrepreneurship

While employees are becoming more inspired and restless to test their entrepreneurial spirit, most are unprepared for th

Tue, 12 Jul 2016

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Great Leaders Strive Towards Long-Term Success And Significance

According to a recent article, “Inside Boeing's Plan to Tap Workers' Competitive Drive to Fight Off Airbus” (by Steve Wi

Sat, 25 Jun 2016

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Employees Lose When CEOs Ignore These Four Critical Realities

For nearly a decade, I’ve had a front row seat to the harsh realities that run deep within organizations representing th

Tue, 14 Jun 2016

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5 Ways Great Leaders Cultivate Wisdom In The Workplace

Throughout my life, my father would often remind me: “If you enrich your mind with meaningful knowledge each day, it wil

Wed, 25 May 2016

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Taking A Market-Driven Approach To The Evolution Of Diversity And Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) was a hot button issue during the last two Academy Award seasons, but in between things went

Mon, 16 May 2016

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5 Critical Choices You Must Make Every Day At Work

The workplace is evolving and your success is highly dependent upon the choices you make to influence its future – and e

Mon, 9 May 2016

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Is Diversity Good For Business?

As the cultural demographic shift continues to transform the face of America, business leaders are taking a closer look

Sat, 23 Apr 2016

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Leaders Must Develop 6 Competencies To Avoid Causing Chaos

It’s become a universal truth that there is a lack of leadership in both the public and private sectors. In fact, many

Tue, 29 Mar 2016

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Relationships Without Reciprocity Are No Relationships At All

We live in a business world fueled by greed, self-aggrandizement, and artificial relationships that lack real depth, pur

Mon, 29 Feb 2016

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Make Population Health A Brand Strategy To Capture Multicultural Consumers And Improve Outcomes

Leaders and their businesses will be hearing more and more about “Population Health” in the immediate future as it appli

Thu, 11 Feb 2016

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8 Ways To Exceed Your Career Aspirations

We all have career aspirations to achieve; yet many of us do not hold ourselves accountable enough to build the right fo

Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Top 5 Leadership Predictions That Will Impact Business Evolution In 2016 And Beyond

Over the past several years, I’ve witnessed the decline of courageous leadership in American enterprise. Rather than w

Sat, 2 Jan 2016

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Are You A Courageous Leader?

Leadership is a constant fight for what you stand for and what you seek to achieve for the betterment of yourself and th

Thu, 10 Dec 2015

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Leaders Must Be More Vulnerable For Their Organizations To Evolve

How do companies expect to grow and compete – when their leaders are not vulnerable enough to evolve? Leaders are becomi

Sat, 5 Dec 2015

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Automotive Leaders Discuss Impact Of The Cultural Demographic Shift On Their And All U.S. Industries

Our changing cultural demographics represent a significant growth opportunity for U.S. industries. Yet few understand th

Sat, 21 Nov 2015

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6 Ways Successful Leaders Evaluate Business Relationships

The external partners that you decide to align your business with can either positively or negatively impact your short

Mon, 9 Nov 2015

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The Primary Reason Leaders Are Failing In The 21st Century

Many leaders are living under an identity crisis. They are uncertain about how to lead in a more diverse, transient, m

Mon, 26 Oct 2015

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Leaders Do 3 Things Every Day To Strengthen Their Personal Brand

Personal Branding is a leadership requirement, not a self-promotion campaign. Successful leaders know this and they ma

Mon, 12 Oct 2015

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Top 6 Ways To Sustain Business Growth

When sustainability becomes part of your organizational central ethos, you’re not only better able to sustain business g

Tue, 29 Sep 2015

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Job Titles Disrupt Productivity And Innovation

Employees get buried under and blinded by their job titles and job descriptions. Labeling their role and listing their

Tue, 15 Sep 2015

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5 Reasons Leaders Practice Poor Communication Skills

In an ideal world, every leader would be an effective communicator. It should be a leadership requirement, but oftenti

Tue, 8 Sep 2015

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Successful Entrepreneurs Do Six Things When Their Business Is In A Rut

Leading and/or running a business is all about the details. When your business is in a rut, oftentimes it’s because you

Mon, 24 Aug 2015

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4 Constructive Ways Leaders Can Handle Criticism

Criticism is a natural part of leadership. If no one is criticizing your leadership – you are not leading rightly. Lea

Tue, 11 Aug 2015

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Connecting With America's Growing Multicultural Consumer Will Require An Authentic Approach

In the not-too-distant future, the nation’s population will include 50 million Hispanics. But Latinos aren’t the only ra

Mon, 3 Aug 2015

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Study On Hispanic Professionals Reveals Low Productivity And Engagement In The Workplace

At a time when Hispanics are projected to represent 74% of labor force growth by 2020 according to Selig Center for Econ

Thu, 30 Jul 2015

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What Should Wall Street Analysts Be Saying About The Cultural Demographic Shift?

According to the Selig Center at the University of Georgia’s Terry College, the “multicultural economy” will reach $4.2T

Tue, 28 Jul 2015

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4 Reasons Great Leaders Admit Their Mistakes

You can never go at leadership alone. Unfortunately, too many leaders allow their egos and hidden agendas to stand in

Thu, 23 Jul 2015

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Preparing Senior Leadership For The Influence Of The Cultural Shift Of The 21st Century Workplace

Companies that are run in traditional ways are suffering. Top-down, hierarchical, departmentally siloed, purely profit-d

Mon, 20 Jul 2015

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Four Reasons Leaders Are Too Afraid Of Making The Wrong Decisions

Leaders are paid to make difficult decisions. This requires leaders to know the facts, take calculated risks, trust th

Thu, 16 Jul 2015

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The Cultural Demographic Shift Is Changing The Business Of Healthcare

This is the second of six articles to help you understand what is required to answer the question and compete in today’s

Mon, 13 Jul 2015

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Leadership Is In Crisis Management Mode

Most leaders shouldn’t be in a position to lead. At a time when innovation and initiative are at a premium, we need a

Wed, 1 Jul 2015

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Cultural Shift Fuels Business For Magic Johnson And Mike Fernandez That Corporations Are Not Seizing

On June 11, 2015, my organization led an invitation-only Executive Summit called, “Preparing U.S. Leadership for the Sei

Wed, 17 Jun 2015

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5 Critical Warning Signs That You're Making Bad Decisions

Everyone's entrepreneurial journey is different, but the pitfalls are the same.

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3 Ways Over-Delivering Value Gives Entrepreneurs an Advantage

Go over and above for the people you serve, and you will enjoy the benefits of an abundant relationship.

Thu, 16 Nov 2017

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How Individuality Is Changing Today's Business Models

Instead of a one-size-fits-all system, transform your strategies to focus on the individuals engaging with your company.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017

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Change Is Not Enough -- We Must Evolve

When it comes to your business, are you making the distinction between change and evolution?

Mon, 16 Oct 2017

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The One Essential Trait Most Leaders Fail to Master

Glenn Llopis shows why this characteristic is a strength, not a weakness.

Mon, 09 Oct 2017

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Stop Trying to Think Outside the Box and Think More Strategically in the Box

Companies are solving for the wrong opportunities when pursuing growth.

Mon, 02 Oct 2017

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Why Most Leaders Are Not Qualified to Lead

Are you promoting the right employees?

Fri, 29 Sep 2017

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Why Businesses Must Do Better to Integrate This Growing Demographic

Hispanics are the fastest growing workforce population in the U.S.

Fri, 22 Sep 2017

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The Healthcare Industry Needs to Change in Order to Serve All Individuals

Glenn Llopis points out the core flaw in our current healthcare model.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017

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Earn More Respect by Changing Your Mindset

Glenn Llopis, author of The Innovation Mentality, identifies the key opportunities business leaders like you can derive

Tue, 05 Sep 2017

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See Inclusion and Diversity as a Growth Strategy, Not a Cost

It is time to embrace a new mindset when it comes to diversity and inclusion initiatives in order to grow your business.

Wed, 30 Aug 2017

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4 Essential Questions That Determine Whether You Feel Trust

Are you a trustworthy leader? Do you trust those leading you? Use the following core questions to evaluate trust levels

Fri, 25 Aug 2017

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How to Prepare Your Business for the Ways Employees and Customers Are Changing

It is time to disrupt the status quo and elevate the health of your company culture differently.

Wed, 23 Aug 2017

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Leaders Who Make Good Decisions Do These 6 Things Constantly

Bad cultures are created by bad decisions by leaders who are not ready for the accountability leadership requires

Thu, 17 Aug 2017

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Why Exceeding Expectations Is Essential to the Long-Term Success of Your Business

If you really want your business to be around for the long haul, you've got to do more than meet your customers' expecta

Thu, 30 Mar 2017

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