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- There’s Power in Mistakes
Category Archives: Leadership
Getting off the Rope
Is the best way to overcome a challenge the one you’ve taught yourself to avoid? Continue reading
Posted in Leadership, Strategy, Team Leadership/Management Tagged Excellence, Leadership 1 Comment
YOU Can Change the World! What Five Books Have Most Influenced Your Success and Why?
See below to make a difference today. Transforming the World, One Relationship at a Time Transform, Perform, and Grow isn’t just a business name or business model with me –it’s a calling. At TPG Companies, we’re drawn to opportunities to transform, perform, … Continue reading
There’s Power in Mistakes
You can tell a lot about a leader – and a company’s culture – by how they respond to mistakes. I appreciate the title of Dan McCarthy’s blog post, “Say Thank-you to Mistakes.” My experience with mistakes is much like … Continue reading
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4 Themes at the Heart of “Transform, Perform, and Grow”
Volunteering, delivering papers, mowing lawns, and working in the family business as a youngster in Dubuque, Iowa, taught me a lot about helping others, and seeing what “success” looks like through their eyes. Ever since, I’ve had a drive and … Continue reading
Posted in Change, Leadership, Uncategorized Tagged authentic leadership, Impact Leave a comment
Here’s What an Award-Winning Entrepreneur Looks Like
I’m so proud of (and excited for) my friend and client Matthew Perry, President and Partner of GENESYS Systems Integrator, recently named a 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year! This prestigious award illuminates the expertise and passion of … Continue reading
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7. Leave the Door Open: 10 Maxims to Boost Business Impact and Effectiveness
Number 7 of ten maxims I’ve cultivated and use regularly to enhance business. Good things can arise – and come back around – if you just Leave the Door Open… …mentally and emotionally, to possibilities …in relationships …so other options … Continue reading
Posted in Communication, Leadership Tagged Effectiveness, Impact, maxims, TPG Companies, VUCA Prime 2 Comments
6. Calm Confidence: 10 Maxims for Impact and Effectiveness
Number 6 in a series of ten maxims I find myself repeating. Calm Confidence is appealing. It’s appealing to prospects, to clients and customers, and to colleagues. And it feels good. You can’t just put Calm Confidence on like a crisp … Continue reading
Posted in Leadership Tagged authentic leadership, Business Strategy, calm confidence, Effectiveness, Impact, maxims, Principled Approach, VUCA Prime 1 Comment
3. Trust but Verify: 10 Maxims for Impact and Effectiveness
Whatever else you may think of Ronald Reagan, his Trust but Verify maxim rings pretty true. Continue reading
Posted in Leadership, Strategy Tagged Effectiveness, Impact, maxims, Principled Approach, Trust but Verify 3 Comments
2. A VUCA Prime Mindset: 10 Maxims for Impact and Effectiveness
The second of ten maxims I find myself repeating often. I hope they resonate with you as they do with scores of business owners and leaders we have coached, advised, or otherwise helped. I absolutely believe we’re living in a VUCA world … Continue reading
Posted in Change, Leadership Tagged Bob Johansen, change, change management, Effectiveness, Impact, Institute for the Future, maxims, VUCA, VUCA Prime 8 Comments
1. Take the Principled Approach: 10 Maxims for Impact and Effectiveness
I’ve been told I sometimes repeat myself. I admit it. There are certain lines – maxims – that are useful and true in so many business situations, that I find myself repeating them. So I’ve gathered ten of my favorites, hoping they may … Continue reading
Posted in Leadership, Strategy Tagged Effectiveness, Impact, Principled Approach 7 Comments