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  How to Love Your Job Again A senior director, who is in charge of sales for a pharmaceutical division. A typical vision statement would be increase revenue, be the best at sales whatever. Instead, we really got to his passion about why he loves what he does. He had lost a little bit of that insight, but you dig into that, and you go yeah, you know, I really wanted to do this because I connect with the doctors every day. I connect...

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Avoid Vision by Committee

Posted on Feb 12, 2015 in Transcriptions

  How to Avoid Vision by Committee The leader owns writing the vision statement because they’re the one leading that organization into that future. If it’s not the leaders at it’s heart, then it’s worthless. Then it is just vision by committee. It’s just watered down because you’re trying to get everybody’s opinion and you’re being too collaborative with it. It’s the leader’s...

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  How to Love Your Job Again What I’m seeing as a pattern is that a lot of senior managers, director levels, will start talking about some of their strengths and their areas of improvement, and you can just hear that the passion isn’t there any more. You can hear when you talk about certain topics that they get excited about them, but over all there’s just this exhaustion that comes out in their voice, and it’s...

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What is change management?

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 in Transcriptions

  Change Management, people think it’s about bringing in a process or a system or completing something, completing a task and getting it down. It’s actually about bringing people along with you on a journey that they didn’t expect to take and how do you do that? How do you engage them in that journey to help you rather than hinder you along that path, because if they go kicking and screaming, it’s painful. If...

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