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10 Insights from the 2019 Chief Learning Officer (CLO) Exchange

Posted on January 19, 2020 at 2:55 PM

Last month, I attended the CLO Exchange in San Diego, a conference of the top learning and development (L&D) leaders from about 50 companies in the United States. Together, these companies employ about 2.3 million employees in the US and 3.8 million globally. It was an intense three days of information-sharing, brainstorming, and networking. While t...

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The 5 Most Successful "Hacker-Hustler" Teams in US Business History

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 12:45 PM

The “hacker-hustler” team is a common recipe for co-founders of successful new businesses. The “hacker” is the partner who has the technical skills to build innovative products or services. The “hustler” is the partner who has the marketing and other business skills to grow a valuable enterprise around those technical inno...

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Breaking the Dunbar Barrier - Leading 100+ People for the First Time

Posted on January 23, 2016 at 3:35 PM

Congratulations on the big promotion to your first C-level job. You know you have a lot to learn about things like politics and public-relations at this level, but at least you are confident in your leadership skills. The whole reason you got the promotion was the success you've had leading teams of progressively larger sizes. Your new team is now a cou...

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Creating a Mission Statement: A Time-Tested Example

Posted on May 16, 2014 at 12:35 AM

Creating a mission statement is a useful way to ensure that everyone in your organization has a consistent understanding of the reason why your organization exists. It is particularly useful for new organizations to lay out to help make...

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Six Organizational Design Principles to Foster a Healthy Culture

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:35 AM

Over my 20+ years as a consultant and executive, I’ve learned many lessons about how to design a new organization or redesign an existing one. I have summarized those lessons learned into the following six organizational design principles you may want to consider if you are designing a new organization.

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