Category Archives: Succession Planning

How to Create a Rising Tide of Talent Within Your Organization

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Great leaders lift up the people around them. They help employees harness their natural abilities, guide the development of their skills, and support them along an internal career path. Nurturing your organization’s team members has many payoffs. Staff member stay dedicated to the company and its mission; employee retention remains high; and in time, the …

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The Competitive Advantage of Being Talent Rich

When it comes to success in business, one measure alone can accurately predict the future—wealth of talent. The more talent wealth an organization has, the more successful that organization will be. We’ve all experienced the benefits of organizations that are rich in talent. These are the companies we’ve come to love. When we say we …

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Improve the Gender Flow: How to Celebrate Women and Improve Your Organization

I believe that all lives matter. Not just those that are black or white, gay or straight, rich or poor, male or female. Each life is important. Every person has a purpose. Does this mean that the “lives matter” movements are unnecessary? No. Just the opposite. The need for these movements shows us that our world is imperfect and imbalanced. Raising …

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Avoiding Strategic Crashes

Avoiding Strategic Crashes

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Keep Top Talent on Deck

Sports analogies are common in the business world. They usually revolve around notions of cooperative team play, work ethic, and the value of self-sacrifice in pursuit of a common goal. All those comparisons are helpful and good, and effective managers use them all the time to motivate their employees to accomplish the mission of a …

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Removing the Repetitive

Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated, heavy-handed, and ineffective methods of management, measurement, and motivation, Radical Accountability focuses on creating an unwavering responsibility for getting done what matters most. The staffing and recruitment …

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Life Goes On and So Must Business

Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated, heavy-handed, and ineffective methods of management, measurement, and motivation, Radical Accountability focuses on creating an unwavering responsibility for getting what matters most done. Redundant systems and a …

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Climbing Your Way to the Top

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Fire Yourself

Transform how you sell with Sales Yoga-The Audio Workshop. Download a free sample. Scott’s new video book, The Avoidant Economy, is now available. The introduction and first chapter are free.

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Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That: Sweet Brown’s Sage Wisdom for Corporations

An April 2012 Oklahoma City television news interview gone viral has now reached tens of millions of people across the globe who’ve heard Sweet Brown’s  famous words: “Ain’t nobody got time for that.” While Brown was referring to the choking smoke from an apartment fire that aggravated her bronchitis, this catchy phrase is sound advice …

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