Big Shoes to Fill

At the ASAE and the Center Annual Meeting last month, I went to a session about surviving the first 100 days as a new CEO. One of the dynamics the presenters described was the challenge of taking over from a “legend” CEO ...

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Management Style

I have been arguing for years that managing human dynamics in organizations is critical to bottom line success, so I was pleased to see an article in September’s Fast Company that cited some research that substantiates t ...

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Off-Sites

The September Fast Company has a brief article about off-site retreats. They asked meeting planners who organize retreats for big corporate clients about the secrets to success. The number one answer? Articulate your goa ...

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Enough Robust

After attending the ASAE and The Center Annual Meeting in Nashville (which, like most people, I liked a lot), I have an important declaration: the use of the word, "robust" in business is now, in my opinion, of ...

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ASAE Annual Meeting

I leave tomorrow for Nashville, Tennessee to attend the ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership Annual Meeting, and I just realized that I have not mentioned that I am an author on the official blog for the annu ...

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More Reading (Fast Company)

I think you can tell that I'm using the summer to catch up on my reading. Today's thought comes from the August 2005 issue of Fast Company magazine. They have a short piece on "Business Blogging for Beginners." ...

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Productivity

Maybe I just really needed a vacation, but as it was winding down, and I started thinking about works, blogs, etc., I was compelled to write a bit about PRODUCTIVITY. Specifically, I want to be a bit negative about produ ...

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