Posts tagged with: leadership

  • manufacturing - electronics
Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first? I’m a good news first kind of person, so I’ll answer my question and start with the good news. The manufacturing industry is rebounding and entering a...
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  • leadership training
I can’t turn around without stubbing my toe on a new leadership training program. The proliferation of such programs is an acknowledgment by the training industry of the importance leaders plays in an organization’s success. Why, then, would I suggest...
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I found myself having read a fascinating article about CEO and author Stephan Aarstol and how he moved his company to a 5-hr work day. As I read, I thought, “Wait, these are the same benefits I extol about microlearning!” In...
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  • Help me man
“Each one of you will fail in the next three months,” I would say to all the college students in my class. Now I say this to my teams. If I’ve dredged up a recurring stress nightmare for you; hang...
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  • team working to set expectations
This month’s theme being creativity, let’s start this blog post with a creative illustration. You’re just into a game of Monopoly (buckle up for a long night), and it’s your turn. Landing on Baltic Avenue, you decide to save your...
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Since you’re reading this blog, you are most likely an entrepreneur, small business owner, or senior organizational leader. There is one thing you all have in common – your position can be isolating. Entrepreneurs and small business owners, in particular,...
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  • Team working together
Spring is the season of renewal. As we enjoy the transformation of nature and eventual warmer weather, let’s take the month of April to explore some ideas that can help transform ourselves and our work. Think about the last time...
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  • Pokluda image: how mentoring lights my fire
Uber brought the UberMENTOR program to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area on March 15, 2016, as part of International Women’s History Month. I saw the articles and thought, “Cool,” and went back to work without a second thought. On March 15th, I received a...
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  • Fortune: Success Grows from Within
Do you believe in serendipity? I’ll admit I didn’t think about it much until last week. I looked up the definition to make sure it was happening to me, and yes, “I experienced an occurrence of events by chance in...
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  • Betty Folliard presenting
A lesson on podcasts turned quickly into a lesson about life, business, and taking measured risks. On September 24th, 2015, Betty Folliard generously agreed to talk to a new MeetUp group I’m involved in to learn more about podcasting. I...
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