Communication—Or, “Did I really say that?”

It is somewhat ironic that leaders, who usually consider themselves outstanding communicators, are many times at the core of “communication problems” within an organization.[i]   This message is for leaders. I’ve been taught…

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Target Market

“Whether B2B or B2C, I believe passionately that good marketing essentials are the same. We all are emotional beings looking for relevance, context and connection.”[i]              …

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Toward a Culture of Change

“Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement.  Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.”          …

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Star Performers: The Answer to Talent Gap

Competition is alive and well within the higher education industry, and the key competitive resource is employee talent.  That is, all other things being equal, schools with higher levels of talent (at…

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Learning Outcomes

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”   ~ Abigail Adams[i] Admit it, you have been tempted to turn to the last…

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Innovation: The Powerful Cure for Fighting the “Competitive Scrum”

“No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. If he does, the patch tears away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear is made.…

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Do You Dread Getting on the Scales?

Do you dread getting on the scales? Most of us do!  The dread may be due to the fact that we don’t like the number that comes up or we don’t understand…

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Why Small Firms Don’t Go Green

Since small firms most frequently pursue a differentiation strategy, an emphasis on environmentally- friendly processes could significantly differentiate a company from its larger counterparts.  And even though a green approach has proven…

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Change as an Opportunity

…Thy kingdom come, thy will be done In earth, as it is in heaven… (Matthew 6:10 GSB) We often talk about how we do not like change, but change is happening to…

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What the World Needs Now is Love

He said, ‘Let today be a day where you take nothing for granted.  For life is fleeting, fragile and precious and can change on a whim.  Say all the things you really…

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