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3 HR Mistakes to Avoid When Scaling Up

Leaders of growing companies face relentless, critical and even competing demands to provide vision, resources and strategic focus, all while evoking aligned execution from their team.  Whether a startup, midsize or Fortune 500, organizations that put an early focus on attracting, developing and retaining top

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Scenario Planning: It’s Not Too Late to Start

3 Common Scenario Planning Questions “The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis.” Brian Tracy In an increasingly uncertain world of work, one thing we can celebrate is the end of the phrase – “We’ve always done it that way”. 

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6 Ways to Boost Employee Confidence As You Reopen

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, leaders are inviting people back to the workplace. And, not everyone is ready or eager. What we’re hearing is a mixed bag of emotions, with some people excited to go back to their traditional office, others who want to remain virtual

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Three Steps Boards Must Take During Dynamic Times

No doubt, these are dynamic and unprecedented times for Boards.    Even before the Covid-19 pandemic and it’s daunting, challenging and severe demand on leaders of companies, the world economy was already a rapidly shifting experience  for companies. Include the California mandate requiring adding women

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WD-40’s Leadership Playbook During Crisis

“We will be stronger.  Let’s not waste a crisis.” As the world battles the COVID-19 crisis, leaders heading businesses are making difficult, high stakes decisions under volatile, uncertain and ambiguous conditions. Garry Ridge, Chairman and CEO of the beloved WD-40 company, is responsible for developing

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Are you the Type of Leader You Would Follow?

People don’t quit their job – they quit their boss and the company culture.  In our current world of 3.6% unemployment, your most valuable skill is your ability to attract and retain top talent.   So, how do you keep your best people?  Recent Gallup research

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4 Simple Practices to Accelerate Your Success

The work you do every day as a leader matters and it impacts all of your stakeholders, for better or for worse.   Besides having performance goals raised every year, creating high performing teams, recruiting and grooming new talent, all while growing the bottom line

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The CMO: Your Company’s Secret Weapon

With a seat at the leadership table, a strategic budget and Board support… you will unleash a marketing super power. According to Board advisors, when a company brings in a new President from outside their organization, one of the first two positions that President personally

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Here’s How to Win on the Diversity Front

Corporate Directors’ Forum shares their Diversity Strategy Even with continuous, unassailable evidence showing that companies with diverse leadership teams have better innovation, cultures and financial performance, U.S. businesses are significantly lagging on the diversity front. While many leaders realize they must take action, many aren’t

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Diversity has Board, Investors and Govt Attention

Why should you care? California made the first move in 2018 by passing bill SB 826 to insure that publicly traded CA companies reflect gender diversity on their Boards. Currently, women hold 17.7% of Board seats in Public Companies, which is remarkable given research shows

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