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Clear Vision

Clear Vision

Houston Texas – 2/3/2017 – A dear friend of mine went from a large white collar corporate job to a micro family-run blue collar business a few years ago. She was used to the corporate ritual of setting annual goals for the company and her department, and enjoyed the bonus structure that was transparently tied to the achievement of those goals. The new company was more laid back and did not follow that structure.

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The Disney Way

The Disney Way

Houston Texas – 1/20/2017 – If you have ever been to a Disney theme park you can attest to the self-proclaimed title of happiest place on earth. A Disney vacation is one that delivers every time, at every age.

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A Telling Limo Ride

A Telling Limo Ride

Houston Texas – 1/12/2017 – During the hiring process at most companies an office visit is usually one of the final steps in the process. At Google, when candidates are flown in for their office visit they are picked up at the airport in a limousine.

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Reaching Maximum Potential

Reaching Maximum Potential

Houston Texas – 12/12/2016 – Have you ever set a goal that seemed impossible? At first, it seems futile to even try. As leaders, one of our most important roles in our companies is to challenge our teams with what is possible.

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Living the Southwest Way

Living the Southwest Way

Houston Texas – 11/30/2016 – Southwest Airlines is a perfect example of how your company’s purpose won’t resonate with everyone, but it will attract more like-minded customers.

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Set Goals

Set Goals

Houston Texas – 11/11/2016 – I’m a founding member of a wonderful, closed networking group that’s been together over five years. I remember our first December together we decided to share our goals for the coming year in our formal meeting.

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Priority Trumped Purpose

Priority Trumped Purpose

Houston Texas – 10/28/2016 – Volkswagen was founded in 1937 on one purpose; it is the “People’s Car”. Recently, the German Car giant made a huge push to sell diesel cars in the US, promoted by a marketing campaign that boasts their cars’ low emissions.

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Purpose Leads to Success

Purpose Leads to Success

Houston Texas – 10/17/2016 – With it being annual planning season, be sure to put purpose and vision first on the agenda. When where you’re going is clear, your team becomes magnetized toward the actions necessary to achieve it.

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Houston Texas – 10/3/2016 – CVS Caremark changed its name to CVS Health in February 2014. To show proof that this change was more than a branding exercise, and to show their commitment to customers’ health, they coupled the announcement with the controversial decision to eliminate tobacco sales.

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