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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

Employee Satisfaction—Why, What, How

Of course, different employees will go above and beyond for different reasons. However, as Dan Pink argues, and I would tend to agree, people want to know their long hours and intellectual effort spent at work have some intrinsic value.

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The Monster Under Your Bed

When we can ‘grow up’ and see the perceptions, unexamined assumptions and meaning that is costing us our effectiveness in any given situation, then we can take a stand for a new possibility.

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Blog Post Innovation that Creates New Value

Big Data and You…yes, YOU!

We have heard about Big Data in companies for years. That phenomenon continues to expand and create benefits, concerns and problems to solve.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

To Serve is to Live

In 1965, Ms. Hesselbein volunteered as a troop leader for the Girls Scouts of America; eleven years later, she was named CEO, a role she served for the next fourteen years.

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Blog Post Innovation that Creates New Value

Game Changing Innovation

Throughout his many books and his TedTalks, Johnson demonstrates that inventions and other discoveries that rocked their world are actually a product of multiple ideas and inventions.

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Blog Post A Culture that Fuels Our Strategy

Does Your Personal Brand Match Your Commitments?

Most often, we are unaware that our interactions with others continuously create a conversation about who we are and what is important to us, and shape our “personal brand”.

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Blog Post Enabling Successful Change

Building Trust in the Digital Age

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require companies (that control and/or process the data of European Union citizens) to gain the explicit consent of EU customers to use their data.

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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

Talk is Expensive

Think of a typical business day. Most of what gets done each day involves the exchange of words, whether vocally or in written form—meetings, emails, presentations, report writing, and conference calls. It is fair to say that most of what we do is exchange words.

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Blog Post A Culture that Fuels Our Strategy

My Boss is Crazy. Now What?

Well, trouble is, you can only quit once. If that’s your play, have at it. For those for whom that might not be the best option, here are a few pathways forward.

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Blog Post Enabling Successful Change

Are you prepared for the future of Data Privacy?

Privacy by design is the approach capable of preventing consequences of non-compliance altogether and building trust amongst EU customers.

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Blog Post A Culture that Fuels Our Strategy

Hiring: It’s Better to Call off the Wedding

Hire for Culture. If you don’t fit, you ain’t legit. Weak couplet aside, people who do not fit your culture likely will not make it.

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Business Travel Doesn’t Have to Suck

The two easy solutions to business travel are either (a) don’t’ go or (b) anything involving the a Shangri-La. My business travel tends to be a whole lot more Mid-West than Westin, so doing it right matters quite a bit.

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