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bring people together, leadership

Is Corporate breaking from the Milton Friedman model?

Last week the Business Roundtable,  an association of CEOs of America’s leading companies, published a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. Since 1997, the Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation focused on the service to Shareholders. The new Statement which was updated for the modern state of business states that a Corporation benefits all stakeholders,… Continue reading Is Corporate breaking from the Milton Friedman model?

bring people together, leadership

Do you SEE the people in your organization?

The saying Seeing is Believing has been used since biblical times. Most of us follow this philosophy in business. We want to see the financials and understand the successes and failures. Yet then, why, at times, do we turn a blind eye to our employees? This thought came over me as I was re-reading the book Leaders Eat Last… Continue reading Do you SEE the people in your organization?

bring people together, development

Will our Morning Coffee bring us together?

The morning grind is something that most of us feel.  We brew our ground coffee or go to a coffee shop, and we head into work.   Who is drinking the coffee these days?  "Bloomberg’s report cited research that says millennials consume 44 percent of coffee in the United States." (1)  Today's coffee trend may be offering… Continue reading Will our Morning Coffee bring us together?

leadership, strategic thinking

Missions – Do you have one? Do you need one?

Beliefs about missions vary greatly.  Some believe a mission is just a bunch of words.  Others believe a mission guides an organization or individual.  I believe in the latter and that a mission is needed and necessary to maintain some continuity.  As stated in a Forbes article on Corporate Missions, " ...a company needs an anchoring… Continue reading Missions – Do you have one? Do you need one?

development, leadership

Freedom to Be You

"I want freedom for the full expression of my personality."  ~Mahatma Gandhi To gain maximum fulfillment of your skills, you must have the freedom to do so.  Freedom may look different for everyone, but freedom is sought by all.  At least that is the what Brendon Burchard suggests in The Motivation Manifesto.  While reading Burchard's… Continue reading Freedom to Be You