What Jim Collins missed in Good to Great, but Steve Jobs knew.

​It's been over 20 years since Jim Collins penned the instant classic, Good to Great. Since then, over four million copies have been sold. By any measure, the

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What Kanye, Beyoncé and M&Ms can teach us about hiring aces

Please make those chicken legs heavily seasoned with cayenne pepper, keep the room at 78 degrees, and don't forget the rose-scented candles. Those are just a few of

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This visual shows why companies get stuck on the growth curve

I'll save you the wait. The reason companies get stuck on the growth curve is straightforward; it's communication and trust. In the early start-up stages, communication is exceedingly simple and

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The Obstacle in Your Way

Those familiar with author Ryan Holiday are likely familiar with his book title and concept of “The Obstacle is the Way.” In short, it’s derived from the Stoic traditions that

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The Stop #TooBusy Challenge

"Too busy." How many times do I hear that each day? I'm guilty of uttering those words more regularly than I'd like to admit.  It's a catchphrase that

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How are you finding your blindspots?

Throughout my life I've been a "seeker" of sorts. As a child I would disassemble toys to find what made them tick. Science was always my favorite subject

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Quarterly Job Scorecard

The best performing teams take the necessary time each quarter to review all team members. These reviews are based on performance, they are not the annual salary reviews,

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Wizard of Cultural Creation

"The default job titles don't define us, we want to have fun with our titles," said my client Gina Calley, Herder of Cats and Wizard of Curation at

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BHAG: $4 Billion in Carbon Offsets by 2027

First off, what's a BHAG?It refers to Jim Collin's book, Built to Last. Jim refers to companies having a BHAG, which is short for Big Hairy Audacious Goal. Personally,

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One-Page Personal Plan: There is more to life than work.

The One-Page Personal Plan is a simple tool for structuring aspirations, activities and actions for your successful future. I prefer to use this tool to start of a

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