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Greetings, A recent McKinsey article drew my attention. Titled “Are You Ready for the Era of “Big Data”?, it details a current environment where people can mine and leverage data to develop new business models and become more agile and adaptable to evolving business conditions. This story at the front of the article resonates this… Read more »

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Greetings, A couple of weeks a go, my new leader (only of about 6 months, but have worked together since 2005) made an interesting observation about our leadership culture. He said “Are we creating leaders or SuperDoers…because it looks like SuperDoers…” I thought this was an incredibly powerful statement that has really caused me to… Read more »

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Greetings, I had a very interesting conversation this past week with a Senior Vice President of Talent at a Fortune 500 company. The intent of the conversation was to get a good understanding of how their organization developed talent and integrated it into the overall strategy of the organization. We focused on leadership development specifically… Read more »

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DDI recently released their Global Leadership Forecast 2011 – Time for a Leadership Revolution. The good news is that the study points to the continued importance of leadership in organizations and on a global scale. Leadership is recognized as driving employee engagement, organizational performance, and creativity and innovation. “Today‚Äôs leaders make decisions in an increasingly… Read more »

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Greetings, Last year IBM’s Global CEO Study titled “Capitalizing on Complexity” was released. It discussed the concept of creative leadership and CEO’s perspective that it would be very important in the future to have creative leaders in the organization based upon an uncertain and complex future. I wrote about the implications of the study in… Read more »

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Greetings, I am writing this week’s blog while on vacation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina this week with my family. It has been time to relax and reflect on two things that are important to me…fossil hunting and creating great leaders. It may not be readily apparent to you the similarities between these two very… Read more »

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Greetings, Much has been made of the concept of white space in the last several years. Specifically from an innovation or new market identification and exploitation perspective. Mark W. Johnson’s book “Seizing the White Space – Business Model Innovation”…(you can see his website here…Seizing the White Space) details how corporations and businesses need to focus… Read more »