Month: November 2015

Ten HOT Tips for Success 6. Increase Purpose to Increase Ownership

Progressive CEOs want employees to have a firm grip on the power and the purpose of their work. These type of CEOs know intuitively that a clear view of purpose is not only what is best for employees, but also

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HOT Tips for Success: #5. Teams shift success in high gear

A well-assembled team is like a precision lens: it magnifies the strengths of its individual members. In short, there’s a sort of magic to teams. Because teams bring together people with different skills from across the organization, they have the diversity

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HOT Tips for Success #4: HOT checks you can bank on.

How does your business share success with your teams?  Each January, with the holidays just behind us, we schedule a New Year’s celebration to go over the numbers of the past year’s accomplishments and pass out nearly 200 hot checks. Yes, we

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HOT Tips for Success #3: Win with Responsibility.

Very late one night when my company was in crisis I was sketching solutions at the kitchen table when, rather quickly, a plan for turning things around seemed to fall onto my paper. I reflected on other times we had

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HOT Tips for Success: #2: Adapt quickly.

The sky was the limit during our entrepreneurial days at Pitsco, Inc. The culture of Pitsco was full of energy. Our vision drew creative, smart teachers like a magnet; teachers who deeply desired to inspire learners with engaging new experiences.

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