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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 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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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

Are Your Employees Satisfied? The Secret to Breakthrough Performance

And to that, I would say if you’re not producing the results you’re committed to, you might want to look at employee satisfaction as a powerful lever to get you there.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

For the Love of the Game

Human beings need a sense of purpose to survive, even if survival is the only purpose.

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Strategy is Overrated, Execution is King

What, then, drives action? We say that mindset and how what we are working on occurs for us drives action. So, if you want to successfully execute on strategy you need to drive action, and your access to driving the action is your team’s mindset.

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Blog Post Transformational Leadership

The Irresistible Leader is Inspirational

Think about what really moves, touches, or inspires you. Can you think of times when you literally gasped at the experience you felt? Or, you were so moved that you were overtaken by emotion?

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Blog Post Breakthrough Results

Data: What Does It Mean?

We need to be more aware when we value one piece of information over another. This often happens when we allow the data to do the thinking for us or to prove a point we are trying to make.

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