The Edge

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  • Be Free, Be Agile, & Be Yourself – Three Keys to Success in Life and Business
    7min

    We’re living in a time where ‘business advice’ comes at us from every angle. It seems like every business leader, author, or thinker has their own piece to add to the growing pile of business-centric self-help guidance that can become so deafening that it’s hard to know where to begin. In this Edge, we’re focusing […]

  • Ethics Are Evolving – What Does this Mean for Employees and Businesses?
    7min

    In this Edge, we explore how ethics are transforming businesses, consumer behavior, and the way we make judgements about each other and the world. From the workplace to customer-facing branding, ethical considerations have completely changed the way companies treat their employees, their images, and their overall company goals.

  • The Power of Waiting

    There is a lot of pressure in business and in life to move ahead quickly. At the same time there is proven merit in stopping periodically to see where you’re headed and to truthfully evaluate why. Experts in this Executive Edge advise letting go of busyness, pausing to sort through complexity, waiting for the right […]

  • Learn the Power of Aligning with Purpose

    Setting goals and aligning every decision and action to achieve them, builds speed for successful outcomes for both individuals and businesses. It begins with identifying an authentic purpose, a vision that excites the energy that inspires alignment. This issue of Executive Edge looks into how we can find our purpose, how leaders can provide clarity […]

  • Insights Into People Development

    Developing yourself and those around you has proven to be the ideal recipe for sparking organizational development and growth. In this Executive Edge, we take a look at how leaders can develop innovative and critical thinkers, coordinate work assignments that help ongoing development, and shift their own focus from being a producer to being a […]

  • Lead with a Shared Vision

    Successful teams need clear goals and roles that leverage the skills and interests of each team member. This Executive Edge looks into the challenges of leading large groups and virtual teams; how to cultivate maneuverability and stability; and the need to balance focus on results and relationships. Stakeholders must be inspired by the possibilities of […]

  • Develop a Sharper Focus

    What we choose to focus on and what we choose to ignore can affect everything we do and say, and ultimately influence our quality of life. The ability to focus on what matters can be strengthened with practice. In this Executive Edge, focus is the focus. Leaders of all levels will benefit if they make […]

  • Strive to Inspire Loyalty
    9min

    Loyalty can be demonstrated by employees, employers and customers in their devotion to and passion for a company, leader, team or even a product. As we learn in this Executive Edge, people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it. People become loyal to what they experience and learn about the intentions […]

  • Learn Continuously in Order to Grow
    9min

    As a leader, it is important to create a growth environment for people inside your organization and for those you would like to attract to your organization now and in the future. To succeed at this, you need to model growth and expect it. In this Executive Edge, the focus is on having a personal […]

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