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The Process of Leadership Requires Tough Love

February 17, 2016 6 Comments
The Process of Leadership Requires Tough Love

The first book we read in my MBA class on Leading Change is “Building the Bridge as You Walk on It” by Robert E. Quinn. The key point of the book is that organizations do not change significantly unless someone inside the organization changes significantly; hence, self-change is the key to organizational change. Ever increasing […]

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Empowering Work Relationships

June 16, 2011 5 Comments
Empowering Work Relationships

Empowering work relationships View more presentations from Bret Simmons I’m speaking today to the OEM Team at Arvato Digital Services here in Reno. This is a custom presentation to meet their specific needs, so although I’m very familiar with the material, it’s still a new presentation for me. I’m going to start by presenting the […]

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Real Learning

June 14, 2011 0 Comments
Real Learning

Learning and growth are the fulfillment of REAL interdependence. Your organization’s mission, vision, and to some extent even it’s values will change over time out of necessity. What your organization does, when, where, and how it does it must continually improve and adapt for your organization to remain relevant and strategically viable. Yet your organization’s […]

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Real Accountability

June 9, 2011 2 Comments
Real Accountability

Accountability is the binding strength of interdependence. The two primary principles of real accountability are that it always starts with you and that it always seeks productive solutions rather than blame when challenges occur at work. We are accountable for keeping our promise to assume full responsibility for performing our jobs with distinction, trying to […]

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