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Strategic Acceleration Requires Effective People Development

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As a business leader, I have stayed awake many nights trying to figure out how to get my 100s of employees dancing to the same beat. It's exceptionally hard. More difficult than most people really understand. In my early days as a manager, I failed at it. I'm the first to admit this. Sheer momentum got the best of me. I was also quite a bit younger and with age comes scars and wisdom. This is a quick post that talks about the importance of effective employee development to help ensure everyone is dancing to a similar beat.

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4 Steps to Build Strategically Critical Leadership-Development Programs

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Article I published in Entrepreneur 4/4/17: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/290487

Don't just tell employees why training is important -- show them: Use hands-on learning that connects your content to real-world business situations.

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- Bill

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You've Had the Annual Strategy Development Meeting. Now What?

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Article I published 3/17/17 in Entrepreneur: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/289008

A strategic plan demands strategic execution across the whole of your business. Plans are just paper until leaders getting people to implement them. Here's how.

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- Bill
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High-Tech Startups Need to Ditch the 'Engineers Rule' Mentality

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Article I published in Entrepreneur 3/10/17: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/289702

Everyone is in the people business. Create a balance between ideas and execution to ensure the long-term success of your new company.

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- Bill

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My Career in Silicon Valley Taught Me the Futility of 80-Hour Work Weeks

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Article I published in Entrepreneur 2/8/17: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/288569

The much-maligned 40-hour work week is actually a pretty good way to work for the long term.

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- Bill

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