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The Surprising New Role of Middle Management

I often have the opportunity to speak with high-potential, mid-senior level leaders who are part of my “Growth Leaders” coaching program. Through these talks, I’ve discovered an emergent trend that I believe will have great value for mid-level leaders and their senior management team: Middle managers play a large role in developing the right growth […]

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The Right Path: Straight Talk for Senior Leaders Who Need to Clear a Path for Growth

Let’s start with some statistics:  not tending the future has big consequences.  According to author and researcher Richard Foster, 75 percent of the S&P 500 will be replaced by 2027.   In working with a C-level client this fall, I’m reminded that today’s hard-driving operational environment leaves precious little time for future building.  I see […]

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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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