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The HOT Plan™: Cultivate a Culture of Leadership

As a CEO and entrepreneur, considering the idea of what it means to cultivate a company of leaders takes me outside of the province of the marketplace. The idea leads me first to consider my employees, and the particular gift that lies

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The HOT Plan™: Supervisors as Coaches

Every team needs a coach and work teams are no exception. In the HOT Plan, supervisors are the coaches of their teams. According to legendary Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry, teams who win like champions require more than talent. “The

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The HOT Plan™: The Gifts of Accountability, Part I

When there is work to be done, somebody has to be accountable for it, or nothing much gets accomplished. But in some organizations, nobody wants to be the one held accountable. And to be honest, who can blame them? But

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Ten HOT Tips for Success 8. Provide employees a system within which to work

As we mentioned in the last blog post, knowing that work is worth doing fuels the fires of enthusiasm to excel. But once the fires are burning, how do you harness that energy and direct it toward your organizational goals?

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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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