Something Came Up, or How Not to be Accountable

How often has this occurred in your organization? Your meeting starts and a member of your team (Tom) that really should be in the meting rolls in ten minutes later and says, “Sorry my previous meeting ran long.” What is your response? It’s OK his meeting ran long. It’s not …

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The Role of Communication and Culture

In my corporate career I was with a firm that acquired 22 brands and tried to consolidate them into one. Think about that 22 distinct companies, leaders and cultures, consolidated into one. What followed was Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, a fire sale acquisition and now the entity no longer exists. It …

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