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5 Ways To Create a Workplace With More Engaged Employees

Regardless of position leaders managers continue making the same mistakes when it comes to developing an effective team. Like minded people create like minded  results. See Nokia Effect. Add diverse people in race, ethnicity, challenging opinions single, divorced etc. You

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Is Conflict Really A Matter of The Heart or Arrogance?

Conflict can be the most importance tenet of innovative. Innovative in the sense  of discovery.  The reflection of self; a method, a new triumph to find a new way hidden by obsolescence.  Not quite: Pride. Nevertheless  read  this article from

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What If You Fired Your Managers Like Zappos

  Recently Zappos head Tony Hesih did the unthinkable. He recreated his already successful into a superior company by removing    managers. He has asked those in his company thrive for the highest and hardest of standards: To achieve excellence. He

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Why The Focus of Flow Can Improve Productivity

Image credit: lupita_88 | Foap.com In Fast Company Magazine the example of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi brilliant book on flow or transcendental focus without focusing applied. Focus then, becomes a method if you will of building employee engagement and productivity. Work without work.

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Posted in Change Management, Marketing, Strategy

How Do You Keep Clients When Your Star Performer Leaves

Published by Jim Woods President The InnoThink Group When a star performer leaves a host of problems ensures. For example the founder of a large management consulting firm began when a partner absconded with just a few prized clients when

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Posted in Change Management, Competitive Advantage

Workforce Reduction Without All The Headaches

Published by Jim Woods President of InnoThink Group @agilebizcoach  

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Posted in Change Management, Small Business

Sheryl Sandberg: An unequal world

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How The Passion of Rookies Can Embolden Your Organization

  Hiring myriad types of employees as a vital aspect of diversity. It is also critical to an organization’s evolution of innovation. New employees are often passionate with new ideas until they have been employed for sometime under the peering

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6 Strategies to Help Your Business Adapt

Reasons for adapting ones business rather than stoic allegiance to tried and true principles created in placid times can be the difference between success and failure. My friend Alexandra Levit in Open Forum has a few solutions: I’ve come up

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5 Strategies For Building A Diverse Women #Leadership Initiative – #Diversity

In 2010 John Donahoe of EBay made diversity of women in leadership a focal point of his tenure. Doing so signaled to “traditional thinkers” that innovation was more than a product. Below is how he did it and perhaps more

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