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Secrets of Motivating People

Posted on Mon, May 21, 2012 @ 09:52 AM


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Tags: Videos, Driving Growth, Building Culture

Fueling Workplace Innovation: Speak, Win Buy-In, and Get People Behind You

Posted on Tue, May 8, 2012 @ 03:05 PM

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Tags: Driving Growth, Leading Innovation, Articles, Change Leadership

Communicate Your Vision and Motivate Employees to Take Action

Posted on Tue, May 8, 2012 @ 02:38 PM

How do leaders develop and communicate a vision? The first step is to understand what vision is, and the second step is to create a process for identifying and articulating a vision. Understanding this process will help you articulate your own vision and values and motivate employees to take action.

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Tags: Driving Growth, Articles, Building Culture

Communication: Hard-Wired to Bottom-Line Business Results

Posted on Tue, May 8, 2012 @ 12:47 PM

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How to Ignite Energy and Creativity in Your Workforce and Achieve Growth

Posted on Tue, May 8, 2012 @ 12:29 PM

As a leader, the way you communicate with others is so important. What you say can ignite their energy and creativity. As the economy moves upwards and onwards, your company will encounter opportunities that may not have existed before. This is the time when you need a passionate, engaged workforce to be innovative and excited about the future.
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Case Study - Defense: Technical Leaders Break Down Silos and Foster Collaboration

Posted on Tue, May 8, 2012 @ 09:11 AM

A business unit of a large defense company was struggling to define themselves in the face of seismic changes in the industry.  U.S. Department of Defense budgets had been shrinking.   Like many defense organizations, this business had to become more creative about seizing market opportunities beyond the federal government.  The ramifications proved to be enormous. 

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Tags: Driving Growth, Case Studies

Case Study - Growth: A CEO Learns to Lead a Rapidly Growing Organization

Posted on Mon, May 7, 2012 @ 05:46 PM

The CEO and founder of a fast-growing healthcare enterprise concluded that it was necessary for her to become better at leading a larger organization.  The company’s revenues had been skyrocketing; the business had been raking in hundreds of millions each year.  However, a lack of clearly defined roles among the senior leaders had created confusion across the organization.  The company’s next chapter looked to be a promising one—if only the CEO could focus on the areas where she could make the maximum impact.  As a founder, she had led with a top-down style and now wanted to reignite the organization, hire top talent, and engage the leadership and management team. 

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Tags: Driving Growth, Developing Leaders, Case Studies