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Monday, 4 February 2013
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One of the principle obstacles to executive growth is simply an outsized ego.  When you begin to think you have all the answers you are simultaneously beginning to cut off upward communication. When you talk about how good you are people turn off. When team accomplishments become your accomplishments ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2013 2:36 PM by Joe Scarlett
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Tuesday, 29 January 2013
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I saw a headline recently about some new laws or regulations regarding whistleblowers. Wow. Why do need whistleblowers? We need them when management is either corrupt or won’t listen. Ask yourself if you ever do anything that would influence anyone on your team to blow the whistle on you. If ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/29/2013 9:40 AM by Joe Scarlett
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Thursday, 24 January 2013
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I once worked with someone who saw everything through rose colored glasses. Everything was positive which makes everyone feel good. I heard comments like these: Don’t worry, we are a little behind but……… You all are doing a great job – I know we will catch up Just ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/24/2013 1:39 PM by Joe Scarlett
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Monday, 7 January 2013
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Several years ago we made a recommendation to a large institution on a very important issue. Our recommendation was ignored and we were disappointed. Then recently that organization received the report from an expensive consulting firm that drew the exact same conclusion which is now being adopted. ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2013 3:14 PM by Joe Scarlett
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Wednesday, 2 January 2013
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I have found that most successful leaders began their role in leadership at an early age – sometimes a very early age. Often the first leadership roles are in high school, college or the community. I have also found that pushing an older individual contributor into a leadership role is most often ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/02/2013 10:32 AM by Joe Scarlett
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Thursday, 20 December 2012
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Do you journal?   Its reported that most people who journal and reflect back on the pages they’ve written, often times see they have repeated areas they are well meaning to defeat and improve – but seem to continue repeating.   New Years Resolutions typically meet the ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/20/2012 10:02 AM by Janet Rives
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Tuesday, 18 December 2012
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I attended day three of a five day customized leadership program that we are conducting for a local company. Our program VP, Mary Fink, told me that the class was going very well and she was seeing real positive change is many of the participants. One of the key factors in the success was the support ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/18/2012 10:00 AM by Joe Scarlett
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Thursday, 13 December 2012
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Now is the time to take stock of your status in life.  How are you doing personally? How are you doing professionally? What is your plan in the new year to make your life better? Tough questions but once you answer them you can start to build your plan. You can never go wrong with an educational ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2012 8:50 AM by Joe Scarlett
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Monday, 10 December 2012
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I was recently with a client group and in the middle of the session the CEO asked one of the participants to come to the front of the room.  He went on to say that he had shared some really good news with a couple of groups he had met with over the past few weeks, and that people in both groups ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2012 8:48 AM by Mary Fink
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Thursday, 6 December 2012
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For thousands of years the world changed at an incredibly slow pace. Then in the early 1800s came the Industrial Revolution which put the world on a very fast growth path that continues to accelerate. Everything around us is in a constant state of change and improvement. Every product and service faces ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/06/2012 2:36 PM by Joe Scarlett
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Tuesday, 4 December 2012
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…Another recognized talent and passion in you and gave you a chance …You surrounded yourself with other leaders that accentuate your strengths and provided insight for areas of development …You were inspired and want others to be inspired …To you ”Can’t” ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/04/2012 2:38 PM by Janet Rives
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Monday, 26 November 2012
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My longtime friend, mentor and boss Tom Hennesy once told me that when you are in trouble is when you need to communicate the most.  Hmm? That seems counter intuitive. When you are in trouble is when most of us seek to stay out of the limelight and particularly out of the path of our boss and others ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2012 4:10 PM by Joe Scarlett
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Thursday, 15 November 2012
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Everyone’s thoughts on important topics are essential to success. You just might be the one who has that special idea that really makes a difference. Don’t hold back your ideas.  Real leaders depend on the collective knowledge of the whole team. Plan your comments so they are most ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/15/2012 12:27 PM by Joe Scarlett
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Tuesday, 6 November 2012
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You earn respect of your peers and your team when you take full charge of your meetings. Try the following next time you are going to run a meeting: Schedule your meeting as far ahead as possible Circulate the agenda seeking comments and suggestions Be sure your agenda starts with a clear written ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/06/2012 10:54 AM by Joe Scarlett
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Thursday, 1 November 2012
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Let’s say we are playing football and after a touchback your team starts on the twenty and my team starts on the forty. Would you consider that fair? I am a big proponent of free markets with open competition and a “best man wins” mentality.  If I can make a better product or ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/01/2012 11:56 AM by Joe Scarlett
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Tuesday, 23 October 2012
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We all love our kids and want them to be universally successful. How many times have we asked our children what they want to be when they grow up?  We love our kids and we want them to follow their dreams. Wait a minute. Do we want our kids to follow a dream that leads to no job or just a low ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/23/2012 1:27 PM by Joe Scarlett
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Monday, 15 October 2012
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If you don’t stay focused in your business strategy and culture, sooner or later your train will run off the track. At Tractor Supply you will find that there have been three CEOs in the last thirty years and you would also find that the basic business strategy and the company culture have been ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/15/2012 3:46 PM by Joe Scarlett
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Monday, 8 October 2012
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Public speaking is difficult for all of us and to some it can even be terrifying.  Many people say standing in front of a group delivering a talk is the greatest fear in life.  The way to overcome the fear is simply to do it. I know.  I know.  I used to be scared to death but have ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/08/2012 10:14 AM by Joe Scarlett
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Wednesday, 19 September 2012
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Let’s say we are playing football and after a touchback your team starts on the twenty and my team starts on the forty. Would you consider that fair? I am a big proponent of free markets with open competition and a “best man wins” mentality.  If I can make a better product or ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/19/2012 1:52 PM by Joe Scarlett
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Wednesday, 12 September 2012
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When I think back on the great leaders in my life and those that I aspired to, I always think on those attributes that earned my follower status of them?  What attracted me to consider them a leader in the first place?  Here’s my own top 10 list of traits that I found myself aspired ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/12/2012 8:28 AM by Janet Rives
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