How to be more strategic

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This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of How to be More Strategic. Get the webinar If you missed it you can download the recording. Members of Azzarello group can download this webinar for free. The Disconnect Executives always tell me that they wish their directors and mid-level managers would be more strategic. Then directors and mid level managers tell me that they don't feel empowered and are overwhelmed with work. As I have helped management teams work through this to gain alignment and set priorities, I have discovered some patterns which I talked about in this webinar. Achieving strategic alignment among all the levels of managements Continue Reading

Don’t even try! (…to do everything)

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Success does not equal doing everything. In my work with a variety of companies, there is a very common and shared view that executives want their managers to be more strategic. Likewise, I see many managers struggle for 3 reasons: 1. They are not sure what being more strategic actually looks like 2. They are [...]

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Shut Your Monkey: Productivity, Creativity, and Stress

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This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Productivity, Creativity and Stress. If you missed it you can download the recording. Members of Azzarello group can download this and all webinars for free: Download this webinar for free. For this webinar, I had the pleasure of interviewing Danny Gregory, who is the author [...]

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Simple Test: Are you a good manager?

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Is every manager in your company a good manager? If you want to positively impact the bottom line in your business, insist that all your managers are good managers. Bad managers wreak havoc. Bad managers cost growth and profit. And I can tell you — there a lot of bad managers out there. I know [...]

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Too Busy to Scale

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Chaos doesn’t scale When I work with CEO’s and general managers they often tell me about their plans to scale the business. When I ask, “So how’s that going?”, it often leads to a conversation about how they are doing business today, and the fact that “this won’t scale”. Me: So, why don’t you change [...]

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