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  • Insigniam Quarterly Transformational Leadership

    Building a Future for the Enterprise

    Visionary CEOs do not waste time trying to predict the future. Instead, they build it by summoning creativity and enrolling the organization.

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  • Insigniam Quarterly The Strategic Frame

    The Three Horizons of Strategic Frontiers

    Executives who explore and execute on their organization’s strategic frontiers can capture the future from their competition.

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  • Insigniam Quarterly Enabling Successful Change

    UPS’s Emerging Opportunities

    UPS’s Mark Vale shares how he is fueling the logistics company’s long-term growth and strengthening its global legacy by pushing it into emerging markets.

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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

Your Business Results Depend on Your Listening

Managing the way you listen takes discipline, thought and preparation. The prize is getting real value out of your people and your organization it is where real innovation becomes possible.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Part III: The Art and Science of Leadership

A leader can see a future worth playing for, with possible pathways but not necessarily a clearly defined road map. It’s a future of “what if” and possibility and vision and inspiration.

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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

Good Leader’s Drift, Great leaders…

Unless acted upon, companies will also remain on a trajectory and speed, heading in a predictable direction, toward a predictable outcome.

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Blog Post Innovation that Creates New Value

Design Thinking Develops the Soft Skills of the Future: Are You Ready?

Design thinking provides a critical focus on the end user and the principles are valuable to develop our creativity and ability to empathize, work with diverse profiles and personalities, diverge, converge, test and learn through prototypes.

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Blog Post A Culture that Fuels Our Strategy

Intentionality is the Backdrop for Strategy Execution

Taking intentional action requires that the reference point is the future instead of the past. It is useful to ask: what is the aspirational future that we are out to create; and what action, if taken now, would move us closer to that future?

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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

Patient as a Tortoise

When patient, we can now focus on the moment and respond with choices that consider the small and big picture. These choices “in the moment” steadily add up towards our goals, and when we reach our goals, our reputations and successes are built.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

FUD:  Do Your People Experience Being Protected?

My colleague, Greg, was referring to the qualitative comments made in an employee survey. Although no one said, “we don’t feel protected,” the comments communicated a background of vulnerability.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

What David Bowie and Prince taught me about Transformational Leadership

What did they have in common? Authenticity. You can look at any stage of their careers and see that in spite of the transformations that might have been made–it was authentic.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Empathy’s Role in High-Performance Teams

Adding the use of cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to communication allows us to access the thinking part of our otherwise emotional brain to ascertain the facts about situations and people accurately and thoughtfully.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Part II: The Art and Science of Leadership

Recap From Part One The Science If you recall from Part One, it could be said that Leadership is a delicate balance of both science and art. You can master […]

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Insigniam Quarterly Innovation that Creates New Value

Make a Mark

There is more than one way to build a legacy.

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Insigniam Quarterly Transformational Leadership

Profiles in Legacy-Building

We spoke with three executives across industries about what kinds of marks they are leaving in their organizations.

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