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  • The Leader Owns the Culture

    In one sense, everyone in the organization is responsible for a healthy and productive culture. But leaders have custodial power over organizational culture.

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  • What Exactly Is Organizational Culture Anyway?

    I asked, “When you think about the culture of your company, what do you want?” My client said, “Well, I guess that depends on what you mean by culture.”

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  • Who Cares About Organizational Culture?

    You’re in a position of leadership. But has anyone taught you how to be a leader?

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  • Why Being Wrong Matters

    by Laurie Reuben Have you ever been wrong?  Ever had that moment of “Wow! I really misjudged that situation” or “Yikes! I just cut that person off in…

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  • Collaborative Leadership: It’s What’s Up Front that Counts

    By: Laurie Reuben I’ve been fortunate to spend a lot of time lately, pondering and poking at the concept of collaborative leadership. It’s a notion I’ve been drawn…

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  • Breakthrough Thinking

    One of my personal heroes, the photographer and creativity keynote speaker Dewitt Jones, has a philosophy I enjoy.  Dewitt says that creativity is a moment.  Just that.  A…

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  • Spring Cleaning

     I live in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, where our winters are cold, dull and gray, and our springs are nothing short of spectacular.  Each year,…

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  • High Performing Teams

    In my work, I see all kinds of teams.  Some are high performing, while others are really more groups than teams.  I see a big difference between a…

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  • Thinking About How to Think

    “Knowing how to think empowers you far beyond those who know only what to think.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson This quote landed on my Facebook page the other…

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