How do some people manage to change while others never do? . . Good question! But here’s a better one: How can I change me? Every human wrestles with change, so to help us find victory in this arena, we’ll share some key questions that can create change in one’s life. But first, a cautionary note….

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I’ve always enjoyed my laptops, getting a new one every couple years. All PC’s, too. Sony, Toshiba, Panasonic, HP, and Asus. During that time, though, many people close to me (you know who you are!) have been Apple fans. Correction: Raving Apple Maniacs. Diehard members of The Cult of Mac, all of them. I’ve never…

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“Hello, how are ‘ya?” “Good to see you!” “Hey, it’s been a while.” That’s how lunch went in the dining establishment that was so fancy, so ritzy, that even the napkins were flecked with gold. As I dined with the top officer of a blue chip insurance firm you would surely know by name (um,…

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Organizations that don’t eliminate blame right now are burning money. That’s my conclusion from working with a bunch of organizations since 1986. In fact, The Question Behind the Question (QBQ!)—a tool for practicing PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY—was born as an antidote to blame. Only when individuals engage in accountability, responsibility, and on-the-job ownership will the very real dragons…

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Got #CHANGE? If so, let’s explore the “6 C’s of Change.” Every change process in every organization contains these components. It’s good to name them so we know where we are at any given time. Then we’ll share the secret to change. (Hint: It isn’t plastering slogans on cubicle and cafeteria walls.) Okay, here we go…

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Wow, did someone in the public eye really just buck current societal norms by drawing a line in the sand??? Now that’s leadership. Read on … There is an NCAA coach who—while seeking victories—finds victory in teaching discipline, respect for others, and self-control to his players. His name is …

We recommend that you forward this piece to your colleagues and boss to create meaningful dialogue.  Question: Does “free speech” exist in our organization? Resting in a Colorado field, these bales of straw possess a beauty that stems from their “alikeness.” The characteristic of “alikeness” can be of great value when the market wants and expects consistency….

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