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Mark Sheffert

He Said, She Said

Gender-rooted miscommunication is endemic in the workplace, but it doesn’t have to divide your organization.

by Mark Sheffert

When The Buck Stops . . . There

Leaders who aren’t accountable ruin organizational trust and performance.

The Value Of Tenured Teams

If your leadership team ain’t broke . . . why change it?

Forget "Gonna" New Year’s Resolutions

A vision statement for your company’s future is more likely to get you there.

Indecision Is A Decision

Avoiding tough decisions is destructive to organizations.

Strategy: Don’t Become BlackBerry

Is your strategy keeping up with marketplace evolution?

Stress: The Silent Killer

Maintaining balance in uncertain times.

Fearing, Or Learning, From Failure

Fear of failure can become a destructive part of corporate culture.

Disengaged Employees: The New Normal

Workers who don’t care will eat up your profits.

We’re Losing The Jobs War

Lack of vision and lackluster leadership is causing America to fall behind.

Lessons From My Night With The Cops

What business leaders can learn from law enforcement.

Creating Buoyant Organizations

Lessons from lifeguards on knowing risks before jumping in.

Have No Fear, The Underdogs Are Here!

Use the underdog effect to become a top dog.

The Seven Habits Of Highly Mediocre People

Why accountability counts.

Do You Make Your Customers Hate You?

Policies that turn them off will damage your business.

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