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The Strategic Mindset: 6 Steps for Your Business Today

Over the years, the notion has developed that strategic planning is something that only huge businesses with huge staffs and huge budgets can undertake in any codified, structured way. This post is designed to dispel that myth. In fact, strategic planning is really about developing an habitual strategic mindset and folding that mindset into your existing business planning and implementation practices. In one hour, you can get yourself and your team or business on the road to a strategic plan. Continue reading

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Of Leadership on the Edge: Leslie’s 2011 GEM Commencement Address

In December of 2011, I was humbled by my UCD Cohort IV peers: they asked me to deliver our commencement address. They also came through when I asked them for their parting thoughts. Here is the video of the presentation: a compilation of ideas from a group of very smart folks, and my particular call to leadership. Continue reading

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