I’ve written about this before but I’m still surprised at how many organizations still don’t understand this simple phrase and its power when it comes to making big changes in an organization. All too often, people get excited about some shinny, fancy, technological solution. It could be SharePoint or Slack or some fancy “state-of-the-art” application…

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The freelance economy is as strong as it’s ever been and it’s growing. Freelancers now represent 35% of U.S. workers and collectively earned $1 trillion in the past year, according to the “Freelancing in America: 2016” survey Never before has it been so easy to find very specialized talent to deliver all kinds of specialized work.…

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That’s what it can cost when you implement technology systems poorly. News stories like the one about Knight Trading losing over $440 million dollars due to “a computer glitch” from a new trading system implementation reminds me of the resistance I have often experienced from leaders of organizations on how to implement new technology systems.…

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There’s a big difference between being a leader and being a boss. I’ve had my share of “bosses” and I’ve also had the pleasure of working with some amazing leaders. When I feel i’m working for a boss, I usually quit very soon after realizing it cause life is too short to work for people that…

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I’m a true believer in phrase “Leadership Reflects Attitude” and when ever I see failure, be it a project or an entire company, my first thought is what kind of leaders are in charge? Not just the C level Leaders but the entire management team. What is their management and decision making styles? The 5 traits of…

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If you have found yourself in a situation where the process seems to change, accountabilities are uncertain and deadlines are missing, then perhaps you have a people, process and technology problem. Getting all 3 aligned is absolutely essential to ensuring any change management process will work. And they have to be resolved in that order.…

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