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5 Creative Ways to Offset the Talent Shortage

Similar headlines are popping up every day:  there are great jobs going unfilled because of the “talent shortage.” As the economy moves forward, these “shortages” are going to continue to increase in frequency and severity. If someone has shared this post with you, let me invite you to join my twice monthly mailing list by adding […]

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Reader’s Choice: 12 Essential Posts to Ring in the New Year

If you’re like me, the year has flown by. Yet, there were moments in 2014 where engagement, clarity and challenge created a punctuated moment that is worth reflecting on.  For this post, I want to share 12 of the most recent posts that, based on feedback I’ve received, triggered those events for you, my regular […]

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When Senior Leaders Get Stuck and Innovation Stalls: How This Sets the Stage for Peer Leadership From the Middle

I was having a great conversation with a well-connected senior executive coach who works with Fortune 50 firms on the West Coast, and the conversation turned to the faltering innovation that quickly follows when the senior team leaders cannot agree. There is nothing that freezes a team like senior leaders at odds over strategy and […]

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