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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 The Strategic Frame

Food Co-ops Untapped Potential to Touch the Consumer’s Heart

The strategic choices made by the coops are guided by values such as fair treatment of the producers: this is one of their raison d’être, sustainability as in fair treatment of the natural resources and the animals: this is what makes the producers’ heart warm, quality and traceability: peer-pressure and peer-support among the producers push for transparency and constant improvement. These values are harmonics of what the consumers expect.”

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Taking Your Foot Off the Gas

“Yes, it is necessary and responsible to take a breather to consolidate and build a platform of flexibility. It may also be wise to limit this time and communicate the timeline and for what the time should be used for.”

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Facilitating Change in Women’s Leadership Today

As the moderator of the Women’s Leadership Panel and World Café discussions, it was pure magic to witness what is possible when the human spirit is unleashed and united with others in a common cause for the betterment of women and human kind.

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Blog Post Enabling Successful Change

I Got Laid Off, Now What?

These things happen though, and they can often happen to us. You know they have happened to one of your colleagues, friends, or family members for sure. Such is the cold, hard fact of corporate life. What can we do about it? A few things help.

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Blog Post Enabling Successful Change

What Companies are Confronting in Data

In fact, several U.S. companies are proactively taking action AND letting their customers KNOW they are doing that to communicate a level of transparency. What is equally important is the responsibility we take as individuals with personal data that invariably is on the internet.

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Blog Post Innovation that Creates New Value

A Rose by Any Other Name…

Once innovation fever swept through the landscape, companies awoke to the fact that they lacked the design capabilities and competencies to play in that world. Innovation consultancies and design houses spread like wildfire and were more than happy to fill that void.

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Blog Post A Culture that Fuels Our Strategy

Underestimated Factors for M&A Success

Mergers and acquisitions can be the key to organizations cementing their leadership position in a given industry or be the gateway to tapping into new markets or geographies. Yet, most mergers and acquisitions fail to deliver on the promise to create value.

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Blog Post A Culture that Fuels Our Strategy

What’s in a Word (Cloud)?

No two companies are the same, regardless of how similar their operations and business models are. But, what’s the difference, really?

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Listening to the Peeling the Onion

Try as you might, staying 100% present is typically an effort in futility as we are continually distracted. So instead, try to imagine peeling away the layers of an onion in the conversation.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Surviving the Layoff (When you were not laid off)

Employees are left holding the reins to their own accountabilities, to some of those of their departed colleagues, plus the messes of whatever transitions from X job to Y job that start happening immediately. Here are four key things to keep in mind if you’re one of those left standing when the dust settles.

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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

Pushback

Transformation takes courage. Developing the trust of those affected by transformation is paramount. Constant and consistent communication of the purpose, process, and benefit of transformation is essential to gaining buy-in and engagement.

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Blog Post Enterprise-Wide Transformation

Fast Fashion’s Fast Slow Down

How does a company who prides itself on moving merchandise from the factory to the consumer’s closet possibly end up with a $4.3B glut of clothing?

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