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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

Black Swans, Anti-Fragility and Organizations

If you notice and deal with the frequent and inevitable bouts of volatility/small stressors head on with authentic conversations this serves to make an environment robust to fragility.

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Blog Post Enabling Successful Change

Surviving the News

Bad news may be unpleasant, it may own the headlines and the coverage, and it may keep coming. It may also be the source of inspiration to look at events that impact us from a different perspective: the real threat to survival is a matter of how much we are willing to learn.

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Blog Post Enabling Successful Change

Enabling Successful Change: Your ticket to the Future

Take Mergers and Acquisitions. Aetna & CVS, AT&T and Time Warner, Walt Disney and Fox just to mention a few, are all combining and that means the people in these companies will go through change. As pervasive as the need for effective change might be, 70% of change initiatives fail, or worse, create a new set of problems.

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Blog Post A Culture that Fuels Our Strategy

Creating a Culture of Meritocracy

Not for a set of “chosen few”, but as a commitment to recognize and reward performance and development of each and every employee; a commitment that lives through a set of principles and practices.

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Blog Post Enabling Successful Change

But I told them…

Unfortunately, what most consider to be effective communication – both in quantity and frequency – is insufficient. Especially during times of change in which communication likely needs to be increased ten-fold.

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Blog Post Innovation that Creates New Value

What is the Hype about Hyperloop?

Should you wait, especially when you are starting from behind and, then, jump ahead with the latest and newest? Especially in organizations, one of the main factors is timing: can you afford to wait?

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

The Compassionate Leader

Can you say you are clear on your intentions? Who would you ask to find out what your intentions are? Do you know the impact your leadership has on others? Who would you ask to find out?

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Blog Post Innovation that Creates New Value

Design Thinking Your Company

May wondered why ‘innovation’ was not a part of the brand platform as innovation was core to what makes 3M so good at what it does. Simply, Eric explained, innovation is an approach, but it is not the brand.

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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

Fight, Flight, or Freeze

Instead, we are trying to survive perceived threats, which for us look a lot like incidents or situations where we under-preform, lose face, look bad, deliver bad news, or fail to deliver promised results

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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

Tying Together Athletics and Corporate Success

In their corporate environment, athletes are able to understand and find the value in their role. In the smallest of roles, they are able to set ego aside and decide to be the best teammate that you have ever seen.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

The New Being of Leadership

Here are some lessons I’ve learned in observing and studying great leaders. Each bullet really is self-explanatory. I invite you to look for yourself for any additional prose or examples that could be added.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Purpose, Passion and Grit

Simone Veil, lawyer and politician, survived the WW2 camps and committed her life to reconciliation and women’s rights.

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