Category Archives: CLO

Why we should all remain two year olds!


“He has been here for 20 years; but it more like he’s been here a year and just repeated the first year twenty times.”
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The Many Hats of the CEO


Here’s a short tip on motivational haberdashery! Continue reading

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The Business in Bowls


It’s bowl season. When business takes a backseat to the couch. Continue reading

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Metric Failures


KPI taught me a lesson I still apply today. The less you understand about a problem the more information you request. The more you know about your problem, the more you focus on a few key items. Continue reading

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A Street Worth Occupying


Watching all the protests bubbling up under the banner of “Occupy Wall Street” has been an emotional experience. I do not know whether to laugh or cry. Continue reading

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Golden Rule Management


 Almost eighteen years ago, Dr. Stephen Holoviak, published Golden Rule Management .  Dr. Holoviak, a professor at Penn State University- Mont Alto, is an expert in labor relations, small business management, and organizational behavior. His book outlined how applying a … Continue reading

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The Cart Before the Horse: When Not to Innovate


Innovation is hot. Everywhere is another book, publication, blog or daily tweet on the need to innovate, how to innovate, why to innovate and/or lessons learned from the great innovators. According to N-Gram Viewer, a Google innovation, 118,000 books were … Continue reading

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How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to Change a Person?


Swimming along it occurred to me that learning how to think when everything around you is changing is way different than just thinking about future changes. Continue reading

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The Story of Learning


Lately everything I read or see is related to the power of a story.  Dan Pink, who links motivation to achievement, wrote a blog about Story1. Don Miller wove the power of story into his book about making a movie … Continue reading

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What Is a CLO and Why Should I Care?


  Can your employees individually relate their job to your mission statement?   Do your consider knowledge critical to your success?   Do you offer employees a career plan that includes learning or growing new skills?   Will your product … Continue reading

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