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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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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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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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Last Call: 4 Lessons to Learn from Trump’s and Clinton’s Blunders

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Article Published in Chief Executive Magazine 11/7/16: http://chiefexecutive.net/last-call-4-lessons-to-learn-from-trumps-and-clintons-blunders/

The presidential race ends on Tuesday, but there is a lot CEOs can learn from the actions that have captivated us all year long.

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Using Simulations to Develop Millennial Leaders

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Article I published in Chief Learning Officer Magazine 7/15/16: http://www.clomedia.com/2016/07/14/use-simulations-to-develop-millennials-leaders/

Simulations offer a competitive, technology-based development option learning leaders can use to promote risk-free knowledge transfer between baby boomers and millennials.

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Create Training Programs That Your CEO Will Love

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Article I published on Recruiter.com 3/15/16: https://www.recruiter.com/i/create-training-programs-that-your-ceo-will-love/

In general, most CEOs want training to influence one of three outcomes: increased revenue, decreased costs, or both. Most training managers think more along the lines of knowledge development: They want people to learn a skill in order to do their job better.

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The Importance of Leadership In 2017

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As 2016 comes to a close, it's important to reflect on what happened, but more importantly, what is to come. One thing that is certain to come: Baby Boomer retirement. The stock market has swelled since the election. Much of the reasons is that with with a Republican led government, it is assumed that the administration will be pro business. Who knows if this is what will actually happened, but if history repeats itself, it's a fairly safe bet.

This will cause Baby Boomer exit acceleration. When the market does well, people feel more confident retiring. This is going to place an even greater emphasis on the importance of effective leadership development. Let's be clear here: To become an effective manager, you have to be an effective leader.

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