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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 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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Blog Post Innovation that Creates New Value

Role of the Chief Design Officer

Often times the design thinking is sequestered in the R&D department and/or the Innovation office. A few companies have formalized their commitment to design thinking with a Chief Design Officer.

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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

No Room at the Inn

Imagine approaching each day with a mind that resembles an empty cup, eager to be filled by the content of whatever the day has to offer. No simple task.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Trust Your Compass

“Listen Officer Cadet Durand, during tonight’s patrol you will have to navigate through thick forest. It will be pitch black and your senses will want you to veer left or right. Don’t trust your senses, trust your compass.”

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

Doing What I Can

After what his friend Tony Robbins claims was 1,500 rejections by agents before he was given the chance, Stallone accepted a small deal to star in his script. The movie, Rocky, earned him two Oscar nominations—Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay—and a place in history.

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