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Show and they will follow

by Gus Razzetti on August 4, 2010

I like to use parenthood as an analogy for management for many reasons. Let’s take one example: the power of showing versus saying. Many managers spend a considerable amount of time in preparing themselves before they talk to their employees (ie: presenting their plan or vision, sharing bad news, celebrating achievements, etc) On the same […]

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Feel like stuck? Move to the fast lane.

by Gus Razzetti on June 8, 2010

How’s the relationship with your client doing? What about your family? And your career? Don’t seem to be making any progress? Don’t think you are at your full potential? Feel like stuck in the middle of traffic? May be you are not in the fast lane. At least not in the one that’s the best for you. […]

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Strategy, the art of sacrifice

by Gus Razzetti on May 31, 2010

Sacrificing –saying no to something– it’s a critical part in strategy. One of the most difficult parts, actually. And where many managers fail. When talking about strategy, we tend to associate it to focusing. The key for a good strategy is to have a clear direction, and if you stick to it, you will succeed. […]

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Friction creates energy, energy creates ideas.

by Gus Razzetti on May 31, 2010

You can’t grill without a fire. So if you are looking for great ideas, consensus is not the way to go. You’d better start the fire within your organization. How much friction are you having at your brainstorming sessions? Is your team willing to fight for their ideas? Do people defend themselves (from friction)? Or […]

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