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Basics, Art & Heart

At a recent Rotary Club meeting, our speaker, Mike Sheppard, a retired college and professional football coach, remarked that, “the best coaches teach at three levels: basics, art and heart.”  This simple, but elegant phrase captures the essence of what … Continue reading

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Our Work Lives & the Relevance Imperative

I’ve spent a lot of time recently, thinking about our psychological need for relevance, and the huge impact it has on the way we live our lives. I’m speaking here about personal relevance, which I will define as the degree … Continue reading

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A Leadership Learning Moment

          Learning to Be A Leader There is much to learn in the leadership arts But just one most important part. You can rent peoples muscles and minds But to be their true leader you will … Continue reading

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Project Management in the Matrix Crossfire

Many businesses have adopted a Project/Functional matrix management organizational model as a way of ensuring enterprise focus on both the near-term execution and long-term process capability. Matrix organization theory says that Functional Managers are responsible for building, deploying and supporting … Continue reading

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