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  • Jeff DeGraff
    Innovation: Hide Inside Trojan Horses
    Whether Greeks bearing gifts for stalwart King Priam of Troy or a malware computer virus masquerading as a can’t miss offer, the Trojan horse has come to represent a manipulative strategy of trickery and deception. Virgil’s tale of...
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    Mentoring Bosses Can Be Insightful, Not Frightful
    Once worked for a great Mentoring Boss whose best quality about him was to stop the meetings and brain storming sessions and tell us all to GET OUT OF HIS OFFICE.But it was not meant in a bad way; he had the foresight to see that look and...
  • New Leader's 100-day Action Plan
    The new leader's 100-day action plan
    There areseven major onboarding land mines that you are likely to come across as a new leaderand there are specific points in thefirst 100 dayswhere you are most likely to encounter them, explain authors, George Brant, Jayme A. Check, Jorge...
  • How analyzing your current customers helps you find new customers
    How analyzing your current customers helps you find new customers
    As a sales leader, it's important that you analyze your currentcustomers to help you identify the best places to focus your energies for finding new customers. That's the advice of Brian Tracy in his new book,Unlimited Sales Success.And,...
  • 10 successful traits of a productive workplace culture
    10 successful traits of a productive workplace culture
    Contemporary leadership is the art of creating an empowered environment where team members have the ability to use individual and team skills for their organization’s success. It involves cultivating an environment conducive to productivity...
  • Nine tips for delivering excellent customer service
    Nine tips for delivering excellent customer service
    Leading a customer service team? Have the team members use these9 tips for delivering excellent customer service:1. Rely on winning words and soothing phrases.A simple but sincere “Thanks for your patience” or “I’m...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    Innovation: Hedge First, Optimize Later
    There is a sequence to growth, an implicit order. Consecutive development activities are initiated and concluded by the forward and aft positions. We look out to discover opportunities and threats to our growth before we may streamline our actions...
  • Leading With Purpose
    How To Lead With Purpose According To John Baldoni
    “Purpose is the why behind everything within an organization,” says author John Baldoni, of thebook,Lead WithPurpose.Baldoni also believes thatit is up to leaders to make certain that organizational purpose is understoodand acted upon....
  • How to listen and learn
    How to listen and learn
    In John Baldoni'snew book,The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence, he provides these tips for listening as a leader and learning as a leader:WhenListeningAs ALeader:Look at people when they are speaking to you. Make eye contact.Ask...
  • Emerge Broward September Meet & Greet
    Emerge Broward hosts September Meet & Greet networking event
    On Wednesday September 17, join the young professionals of Emerge Broward at Fork & Balls of Fort Lauderdale for a September Meet & Greet. Attendees will enjoy an evening of networking and socializing, and a complimentary cocktail and...
  • Corporate Governance Tool Kit
    First Consulting launches new Corporate Governance Tool Kit
    Kansas City, MO-basedFirst Consulting & Administration, Inc. has launched a new Corporate Governance Tool Kit. It aids an insurance company in any line of business with the development of the documentation needed for compliance under the...
  • How to be a good coach
    How to be a good coach in the workplace
    Former Verizon Wireless CEO,Denny F. Strigloffers these tips forhow to be a good coachto anemployee. He explains thatgood coaches help performers by:Keeping them focused.Giving them objective, helpful feedback.Acting as a sounding board for new...
  • Project Reviews
    Six review questions to ask at the end of a project
    Just a little more advice from the authors of,Helping People Win At Work. Those authors, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, recommend you ask the followingsix essential questionswhenever you do aproject review:What did we set out to do?What actually...
  • Unbundle It
    Unbundle It book review
    Take some quality time to read the book byC. Elliott Haverlack,Unbunde It, because it explores the issues you face as a leader with a twist that is different from manyother leadership books. Throughout, the book offers suggestions on how...
  • The Social Age is transforming all parts of today's business model
    The Social Age is transforming all parts of today's business model
    “The Social Age is a revolution, one that affects all parts of today's business model," explain authors Ted Coiné and Mark Babbitt. "Welcome to the Social Age."In their new book, A World Gone Social: How Companies Must...