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Are You Really Ready to Change?

Leaders set the tone for their organizations. As a leader, are you preparing your organization to be successful in the future? Or are there preconceived notions that you bring to the table that are clouding your ability to set your team … Continue reading

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8 Words That Spur Action

My stepfather once told me that the 8 most powerful words in the English language are “I have a problem. I need your help.” Starting a conversation with these 8 words spurs the person who hears them to take action … Continue reading

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Dealing with Adversity Update

In October I blogged about GoldieBlox™, the engineering toy for girls created by Debbie Sterling. Today I learned that GoldieBlox™ and the Spinning Machine has been nominated for 2014 Toy of the Year in two categories: educational and innovative toy! Like so … Continue reading

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When it is Time for Executive Change

My first consulting gig was working for a bank that had begun as a startup, yet over 3 years had become a successful company. The bank was transitioning to a more operational model that would continue to serve its existing … Continue reading

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Dealing with Adversity

“The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow.” ― Seth Godin, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us My new favorite leader is Debbie Sterling. She … Continue reading

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Thank You For Celebrating With Us!

We thank everyone for coming to our book launch party on September 12. It was the perfect celebration of the 3 years of effort in bringing our book, wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts, to life!       … Continue reading

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Initial Book Reviews

We shared early copies of our book, wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts, with some trusted advisors. Here’s what they have to say about it: “It’s awesome!!! I love the pictures and the format! ‘Why is this step important? … Continue reading

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Book Formats and Links to Buy

wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts is available for purchase in the format of your choosing: Paperback on Amazon.com Kindle on Amazon.com iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch through Apple iBookstore Nook through Barnes & Noble Read online or download from … Continue reading

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It’s Here!

We are so excited to announce the launch of our book and are planning a party to celebrate.   wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts is a practical, how-to book that gives you the information about change agents and the … Continue reading

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The Courage to Make Tough Calls

I was traveling this week with a colleague who used to work for General Stanley McChrystal in the US military. I mentioned that I loved McChrystal’s thoughts on leadership (about which I blogged 2 years ago) and asked what this … Continue reading

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