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Why Should Anyone Want To Follow Your Leadership?

Identifying the six most important characteristics of a leader.

by Mark Sheffert

Taking Dysfunction Out Of Cross-Functional Teams

Overcome obstacles to success with KISS (Keep it simple, stupid).

Lessons From VW's Deceptive Culture

Volkswagen’s board and management are focused on the wrong aim.

Masqueraded Leadership

Bill George’s new book, Discover Your True North, unmasks authentic leadership.

The Chief 'Execution' Officer

For strategy execution, the devil’s in the details.

Rehumanizing The Organization

Are your people considered valued assets or costs to be managed?

Strategy Isn't The Silver Bullet

To hit the bull’s-eye, organizational culture must be considered.

Want To Scale The C-Level Mountain, Huh?

Be sure you’re prepared when you finally reach the peak.

Stupidity Is Clear, Genius Is Not

Some advice for minimizing your instances of stupidity.

How Much Does Character Matter?

The first major study proves a measurable and significant return.

Digging A Little Deeper

Engaged leaders and employees truly care about customers instead of simply going through the motions.

The Best Leader: Superman or Clark Kent?

In leadership, looks can be deceiving.

Leadership: The Foundation Of Strategy

Strategy execution will only be as good as an organization’s leadership.

Myths Of Investor Communications

Busting communication myths that hold you back.

Is Influence An Asset Or Liability?

Leaders can throw their muscle around for the good . . . or bad.

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NABERS: Australian For Efficiency

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Open Letter

One Person, 40 Votes

To the average Minnesota voter

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Performing Philanthropy

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What are the ripple effects from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s charitable giving?

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Encouraging Entrepreneurs

Some thoughts on promoting the creation of new business in Minnesota.

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