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COMPLACENCY…

“Complacency is a blatant disregard for what is right.”  – Nick Saban, Alabama football coach. There is a three-part video series on Alabama football on an app called Athletic. I’m a fan of Coach Saban’s program and the approach he brings to things.  He has a staff member in charge of the health and performance […]

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WHAT’S AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE YOU “EARN” RESPECT LOOK LIKE?

If we are wise, we give people opportunities to “earn” respect as well as extend the courtesy of “owed” respect. What’s an environment where you “earn” respect look like? Our annual survey gives us a bunch of clues: We make expectations clear.  When people know what is expected, they have targets for which to aim.  […]

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HOPE

When was Hope introduced into your vocabulary? If you’re like me, it was when you were a young kid. I think my Mom taught it to me. When I wanted something, but she knew it wasn’t going to happen, she might say “we can hope” We could “hope” someone could get well.  We could “hope” […]

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COMMUNICATION IS IMPERFECT…

If you are around me much, you know I latch on to phrases and use them to illustrate a point.  I’ve used one several times in the last few days, so I’m prompted to share it with you: “No matter how thin you cut it, there are always two sides.” In my role of CEO, […]

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