Archive for the Business Perspective Category

It’s all good

“We all do what we do to feel good about ourselves” – a premise I was introduced to some time ago which in a nutshell explains people. Even when we do good, we do it for ourselves first. Yup, we have a deeper intrinsic motivation that drives

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Carpe Diem

You’ve got too much on your plate and you’re full. In fact, it’s making you feel a bit nauseated just thinking about it. I’m not talking about last night’s dinner I’m referring to your overflowing to do list. If that spring in your step as not quite

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Go for the Goal

As we roll past the holidays (literally after all of the holiday eating, but I digress) and into the new year it’s a good time to hit pause. To reflect on the previous year’s results and consider quite literally what’s working, what isn’t working and what to

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You Can Get More Satisfaction!

Take a P – any P – Profit, Productivity, Performance – and I can tell you what’s behind it.  Strengths. An organization that is working its strengths, filled with teams of people working their strengths; can’t help but get more P and not just one P all

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Meet Your Bay Besties

  I love being a part of “the Bay”! Both Burlington and Hamilton have so much to offer; including top notch innovators. I’m thrilled to be featured as an expert contributor and weigh in with “The Business “Cadbury” Secret” innovation formula. Give it a read and while

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Let the Good Times Roll

True confession – the materials you are about to read have not always been my innate orientation. Yes, it is true; at times I have been seen as a driven, pedal to the metal “Type A” personality. I have learned the hard way that pausing to reflect, recognize and

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A Triple Play you don’t want to Miss

Goal setting is a practice that has served me well and one that most organizations formally or informally put into play. The challenge is goals don’t always get met. When that occurs, leaders get frustrated, managers get demoralized, teams get despondent and the finger pointing begins. So

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Stuck in the Middle

Some love it, others fear it, while a good many try to avoid it. I am talking about the almighty C – change. Nothing stays the same, growth is natural and yet we may find ourselves willingly or not so willingly doing a habit that is not yielding

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Not so Dirty D’s Done with Ease

Now that summer is a thing of the past (oh wait did we actually have summer, but I digress), it’s time to get down to business. If you’re like most of us you’re “to do list” can get pretty long and seem a bit daunting. If you’re

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Green is Good

It has been a long, cold winter and I for one can’t wait to see more green. Yes, the green of nature and of course the other green that fuels our businesses and the economy. It seems serendipitous that I am featured in the Prosperity spring edition of

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