When Great Leaders Become Good

No, this isn’t an article about the recent presidential election, though I suppose it could – maybe should – be interpreted through that lens.  It’s about the difference between good leaders and great leaders – and the imperative for us all to strive to be both.   I read two great articles on leadership recently, […]

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Chillax: 13 Ways to Reduce Workplace Stress

Quick trivia: from what movie does the line “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!” come?  It comes from the 1976 movie, The Network.  Winner of four Academy Awards and with an all-star cast, The Network is a satirical film about a struggling fictional TV network.  The movie climaxes […]

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Learn What Drives Organizational Excellence: Become a 2016 Performance Excellence Award Evaluator

Are you interested in learning more about what makes organizations successful?  Are you interested in helping other organizations — such as schools, hospitals, non-profits, and businesses – in the Upper Midwest improve outcomes?  Would you be interested in networking, learning, and sharing with others who feel the same way?   The Performance Excellence Network is […]

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The Secret Sauce of Leadership: 9 Traits that All Good Leaders Have

Leadership matters.  It’s what separates the good organizations from the bad and the great organizations from the good.  Good leadership is critical for optimizing resources, maximizing employee engagement, aligning organizational activities, and achieving and sustaining high performance.  In fact, research shows that leadership is the number one driver of superior organizational outcomes.  Or, said another […]

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