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    Strategic Leadership

    The Myth of the “Omnipotent CEO”

    Thursday, January 11, 2018 |
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    The “Omnipotent CEO” is a term coined by leadership experts referring to the perceived high level of powers that the Chief Executive has in an organization. Many people believe a CEO has unlimited power and can run the organization as a dictator; the opposite occurs in a successful organization. 
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    Strategic Growth

    Growth Acceleration: 5 Questions to Ask Your Board

    Wednesday, November 29, 2017 |
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    Strategic Growth

    Steps to Accelerate Your Organization

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017 |
     
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    Leadership

    7 Questions to Stay Mission-Focused

    Friday, October 27, 2017 |

    -Understand and Believe In Your Mission 
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    Strategic Planning

    From Wish List to Reality: Operationalize Your Strategy

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 |

    Welcome to Reality SignWhile researching the topic on strategic implementation, I came across a Palladium Group white paper entitled, “Strategy Execution: A Competency that Creates Competitive Advantage”, which explores disconnect between the strategy of an organization and its day-to-day operations. Much of the white paper is devoted to sharing best practices. 
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    Value Proposition

    The “One Thing”

    Thursday, October 06, 2016 |

    Most organizations go through a soul searching process of figuring out who they are, where they are going, and what they must do to get there. But in doing so, many miss the most important pieces of the puzzle…the “why” and the “who”.  
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    Value Proposition

    Start with the Why

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 |

    Start with Why Simon Sinek has it right…start with the “why”.

    There is a distinct paradox in the not-for-profit sector (and in private business as well). We continue to focus on “how” and “what” we do; with little focus on “why” we do it. And then, we stress about lack of engagement and lack of relevancy of our organization.  
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    Boardroom Management

    Top 5 Skills and Traits for a Board Chair

    Friday, September 23, 2016 |

    Why I Failed Being a Chair of a not-for-profit organization is no easy task. An effective chair cultivates a positive culture and embraces the strategic direction of the organization; and, focuses the resources (human and financial) toward achieving the mission of the organization.  
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    Executive Suite

    Why I Failed

    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 |

    Why I Failed I’ve failed many times during my career.  
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    Leadership / Boardroom Management

    How You React May Impact Your Sanity…and Shorten Your Career

    Thursday, September 10, 2015 |

    How you react may impact your sanity Inevitably, in the course of leading your organization, you will face someone at the board table who will push your buttons; they may make an unreasonable demand, overstep their authority, or challenge you publicly. How you REACT to this situation either will work toward a solution, or it will provide legs to this situation which may continue to haunt you like a black cloud for days and weeks (possibly months) to come.  
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