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  Whether you have read The Responsibility Process or not, you’ll likely enjoy this interview. Why? Igor prepared. Break through problems, accelerate your growth, and skyrocket performance with The Leadership Gift Program. Proven. Exceptional reputation. Flexible to fit your life. … Continue reading

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If you care about personal, team, and organizational agility, run—don’t walk—to buy Agile Adoption Patterns: A Roadmap to Organizational Success. Author Amr Elssamadisy has a rich background helping companies adopt agile practices. Amr has worked with Thoughtworks and Valtech (where … Continue reading

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This article, New Breed of Business Gurus Rises, in Monday’s Wall Street Journal says that 3 of the top 5 business gurus are focused on issues of psychology. That means managing attention is what leaders want to learn about. The … Continue reading

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Projects@Work published an excerpt from Kimberly Wiefling’s new book evocatively titled Scrappy Project Management: The 12 Predictable and Avoidable Pitfalls Every Project Faces. I haven’t read the rest of the book although I look forward to doing so after seeing … Continue reading

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Last week in the Southern California mountain resort town of Lake Arrowhead a small group of senior leaders came together to launch their trek toward building a great company. I was honored to support them. And they were thrilled with … Continue reading

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InfoQ’s Deborah Hartmann reviews the book The Responsibility Virus: How Control Freaks, Shrinking Violets and the Rest of Us Can H Arness the Power of True Partnership, which was published about a year after my own Teamwork Is An Individual … Continue reading

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Fellow Cutter consultant Jeroen van Tyn from writes: Christopher, I’m writing a Cutter Benchmark Review on IT Trends, and one of the trends relates to innovation.  I remember a conversation we had at the Cutter Summit earlier this year, and … Continue reading

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Awake in the middle of the night, I arose for a cup of go-back-to-sleep tea and found Alan Weiss’s newsletter Balancing Act® in my in-box. Alan Image of Million Dollar Consulting by Alan Weissis the best-selling author of Million Dollar Consulting wherein he tells how to make a million dollars a year as a solo consultant with no employees and thus low overhead, so you get to keep the entire million and don’t have to manage anyone. I’m not there, but I have been on his mailing list for years now and I enjoy a love/hate relationship with Weiss. More about that below. Continue reading

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