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How Great Companies Deal with Economic Asteroids

Over the last few weeks we have watched an asteroid explode near the surface of Russia and a few others miss us with close orbits. Here on earth many of our companies, including mine, are watching two economic asteroids approach – the Affordable Care Act and federal budget cuts and sequestration.

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Why Words Matter

Words represent powerful ideas, whether we mean for them to or not. We might as well be intentional. Zig Zigler said, “be a meaningful specific, not a wandering generality”. The words we use to represent ourselves and our businesses are much more important than we usually think.

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Positive Employee Results

Being a new boss can be quite the daunting storm to conquer. All this new power when you’ve grown so accustomed to endlessly paddling opposite a forever-against-you current. So what’s a body to do? What sort of boss do you see yourself as?

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Leadership – Influencing Through Relationship

Leadership is influencing and motivating others to work towards an established goal that furthers their organization and/or movement. Where there is any strong leader, there is a group of followers willing to be led. As such, it is the leader ‘s responsibility to establish goals to measure the progress of their leadership, in turn allowing those being led to evaluate themselves within the context of the group.

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Tim Brown urges designers to think big

Tim Brown says the design profession is preoccupied with creating nifty, fashionable objects — even as pressing questions like clean water access show it has a bigger role to play. He calls for a shift to local, collaborative, participatory “design thinking.”

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