Musk announced that he is moving to Texas. Is this another Boring move? In the 1830s, Charles Pearson proposed a rather ingenious, and arguably mad idea for public transportation. Some 14 years later his boring vision began to take shape as Londoners started to bore a tunnel that over time weaved its way under the…

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GREAT leaders know 4 UGLY truths about GOOD ideas. Are you aware of them? Here’s a tool to help you to learn and apply them. Download a pdf version below that is perfect for printing, posting, and sharing! Read more about these ideas here. Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and…

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Within each of us there seems to be a ‘game on’ switch that is hardwired in our DNA.  For some of us the switch is more easily flipped than for others. When activated in the workplace, this switch can dramatically increase employee engagement. To throw the switch and drive engagement, leaders must make work a winnable game.…

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Sometimes a leader will start an initiative with the best of intentions, but lack the resources, focus, or energy to see it to fruition. These are projects that seemed like a good idea in the moment, but they never should have started in the first place. They are the ones where not only is the initiative…

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Your team has limited resources. Your team members have different perspectives of what’s most important. Your environment is constantly changing and with those changes come new opportunities and threats. Given these realities, it’s critical that leaders and teams work together to clearly determine their top priorities. Use these six questions as you work with your…

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At some point, we all find ourselves in the position of underdog with the odds stacked against us. It’s during those times that we can benefit for doing 4 key things. This tool explains each key through a series of questions designed to take you from underdog to top dog. Here’s a PDF tool that…

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