Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2011’

  • Get Your Brand Bearings

    Sand for Your Inbox April 2011 At times, has your company or team ever felt lost at sea? I recently built an exercise for a company that was ready to grow… and while they had goals in mind – a destination – they weren’t sure …

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  • Good Presentation Should Only Be Susceptible To Only One Interpretation

    You may have already heard this story in a project management or team-building session. It is told today as several people blindfolded… each standing at a different part of (but not knowing it is) an elephant. From their micro perspective each has a different interpretation. …

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  • Ideas Are Parasites

    What is the most resilient parasite? Bacteria? A virus? An intestinal worm? An idea. Resilient, highly contagious. Once an idea has taken hold in the brain it’s almost impossible to eradicate. An idea that is fully formed, fully understood… that sticks! Right in there somewhere. …

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  • Making Decisions With A Coin Toss

    While it may be a nice way to choose who gets the last cupcake or which side of the field your team starts on, the coin flip can seem like a pretty flimsy way to make important decisions. But, what do you do when you’ve …

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  • Next Presentation, Take Your Audience On A Hero’s Journey

    A worker ventures forth from their common cube, into the conference room and your wonderful presentation. They are in wonder as you share how they can defeat the challenges the company faces. A decisive victory is won. Now a hero, they come back from this …

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