Archive for February 2016

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A Leadership Challenge For You

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Our behavior is governed by principles.  Living in harmony with them brings positive consequences; violating them brings negative consequences. Quote attributed to Stephen Covey I recently watched Robert McDonald give testimony to the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee regarding the VA’s strategic plan to improve medical service. Bob is now the 8th United States Secretary of Veterans […]

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Tips For Team Managed Projects

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

We are not a team because we work together; we are a team because we respect, trust and care for each other. I got so many great comments on my last post about effective project management. I thought I’d provide some additional perspective you might find helpful. The overarching message is that using teams to […]

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5-E Leadership Model As A Diagnostic Or Planning Tool

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Leadership is not wielding authority it’s empowering people. Quote attributed to Becky Brodin Leading can be a challenge, whether it is in regard to leading people or leading a project. In some respects leading is like casting with a fly rod. The basics can be learned reasonably fast, but mastery takes a lifetime. It helps […]

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Principle Based Place Branding

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

When you can’t see any daylight between what you believe, what you practice, what you offer, and what you say about yourself.  You are doing what great brands do. When I first got involved in economic development (2005), I wanted to understand how what I learned in my 33-years as a P&G marketer translated into the field […]

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How To Be A Great Coach

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough they don’t want to. Quote attributed to: Richard Branson Okay, so now you a Marketing Manager. This means you are a very strong marketer who now has the responsibility to develop people’s skills. Now is the time to make an even broader impact on your organization.  This is […]

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