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Accidents are often Innovation Opportunities

An accident produces an unexpected set of circumstances and this can lead to opportunities for innovation.

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What's the Big Deal with having Publicity?

The end result or return of any public relations effort is publicity.

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5 Cautionary Tales From The Office Christmas Party

With this year's festive frolicking fully underway I thought I'd take the time to share a few scary stories about how the office Xmas bash can quickly descend into all manner of career limiting shenanigans.

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Five Steps to Change Your Thinking

When you make changes, are they coming at you from the outside in or inside out? In my 30 years of working with top leaders from business, health care, government and education, I have found that the majority of change comes from the outside in. When a new law is passed, you have to make changes in order to comply with it; when a competitor comes in offering lower prices, you probably have to change some aspect of how you do business; and when a new technology comes out that changes customer behavior, you’ll likely request that your IT department get you on the new products ASAP.

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Will you watch Facebook Watch?

Two years ago I wrote an article on LinkedIn, which mused on whether Facebook would buy Netflix and start streaming their own content. Well it seems my prediction was only half right - although they didn't snap up Netflix they have started their own on-demand streaming service called Watch.

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Why Has Gym Gear Become The New Day Wear?

Not so long ago, none of us would been seen dead in our sweaty gym attire outside of its natural habitat. So why has parading around in vomit coloured leggings, garish day-glo running tops and neon camouflage sneakers suddenly become so acceptable?

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How to Make Sure You Lead Your Team in the Right Direction

Front-Line Manager Samantha was frustrated. She believed she was doing a good job as a leader but just in the last year, forty percent of her direct reports had voluntarily left the company and she seemingly had less and less high performers. Samantha had exhausted all ideas and was at a loss as a leader.