The Strength Of A Leader Comes From The Tree Trunk

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Employee engagement research recently surfaced by Answers – a company that empowers consumers, brands and organizations by connecting them with the information they need to make better informed decisions – suggests only 27% of employees are engaged at work, whereas 45% of employees find themselves in the middle of the pack of engagement. Not surprisingly, […]

The Roots of Becoming a More Effective Leader

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If I had my way, any face-to-face leadership development program on the planet would first start with the facilitator showing a picture of General Sherman. No, not General William Tecumseh Sherman – military strategist and General of the Union Army during the United States Civil War in 1861 through 1865 – rather the giant sequoia […]

The Collateral Damage of Selfish Leadership

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I’m from Canada and although I’ve never played hockey, there is a colloquial expression in my country known as a “puck hog”. No, it’s doesn’t have anything to do with pig farming and it’s also not some new form of Canadian doughnut, but it illustrates the collateral damage of a selfish leader rather well. A puck […]

Try Implementing Flexible Work Options to Increase Employee Engagement

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We are in the midst of one of the greatest eras of technological, social and cultural change. Today, mobile and other technologies keep us constantly connected, and this shift has affected how we interact with our families, how we spend our leisure time, and naturally, how we work. This change is creating an opportunity for […]

A 20-minute Talk About Collaborative Leadership

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Here’s a 20-minute talk of mine, delivered at the SAP Sapphire Now conference in Orlando, Florida in June, 2014 where I discuss the Flat Army model, interspersed with metaphors and stories. Dan’s Related Posts:Flat Army CSTD Keynote as ArtFlat Army Book Trailer (one minute)Great Work Interview – Flat Army & Michael Bungay StanierThe Simple Act […]