Pathfinders and AI: A Great Match

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The artificial intelligence revolution is just beginning. Since ChatGPT launched in November 2022, only a year ago, shockwaves have shot through the business community as organizations are trying to separate hype from opportunity from risk. As leaders struggle with how to get a handle on the strategic and tactical applications and challenges of AI, they need to find individual contributors … Read More

Moore’s Law, AI, Pathfinders, and the Optimal Business Structure

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The transformative influence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on both businesses and individuals is poised to reshape the socio-economic landscape profoundly, transcending the pace constraints previously encapsulated by Moore’s Law. Moore’s Law, the axiom that the number of transistors on a microchip doubles approximately every two years, thereby increasing computing power while reducing cost, has long served as a reliable forecast … Read More

Empowering Teams for Success: How Managers Can Foster Consistency and Reliability

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Leaders think this is something that they shouldn’t have to do. People “should be” consistent in their delivery with quality and timeliness. Welcome to the real world. Underperforming teams often get assigned new leaders to turn them around. So, what’s a leader to do? Often, their role isn’t just about tracking outputs, but more crucially, it’s about fostering an environment … Read More

Becoming a Beacon of Reliability: How to Improve Consistency, Set Boundaries, and Keep Your Word in Business

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Are you consistent in what you deliver when you say you are going to deliver it? Of course! Except when we are not. As a strategy to manage workloads, we often learn which colleagues, supervisors, or clients we can slide deadlines without any repercussions. So, our consistency can be fluid depending on who we are dealing with, which isn’t really … Read More

Helping Your Team Develop Practical Humility

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Successful teams are often characterized by a wide range of skills and talents. While these diverse skill sets can be a tremendous asset, they can also lead to ego clashes and a lack of humility within a team. Many of us have battle scars and stories about dealing with these types of teams. Humility, however, is a crucial trait that … Read More

Practical Humility in Business: An Individual Guide

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People on social media who have small to no filters gain massive followings. Politicians who scorch all norms win office. We hail famous jerks in business. In today’s attention-is-considered-an-asset world, humility can seem as quaint and outdated as an IBM Selectric typewriter. But our research has found that practical humility is an incredibly powerful tool for personal and professional growth. … Read More

Fostering a Culture of Responsibility and Accountability: Empowering Your Team for Success

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As a manager, one of your most critical responsibilities is to guide your team towards greater levels of responsibility and accountability. A high-performing team that collectively embraces these qualities is not only a tremendous asset to your organization but also a reflection of your leadership skills. Here are some strategies and tips for you to help your team embrace greater … Read More

Embracing Greater Responsibility and Accountability at Work: A Guide to Professional Growth

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The ability to shoulder greater levels of responsibility and accountability is a hallmark of successful professionals. Whether you’re aiming for a promotion, seeking to excel in your current role, or simply looking to grow as an individual, learning how to become more comfortable with these challenging aspects of work is essential. Here are some strategies and tips to help you … Read More

Building Team Confidence: A Guide for Managers

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When was the last time you felt encouraged, supported, and seen by your supervisor? If you are like most of us, it doesn’t happen often. In the corporate world, there seems to be a belief that compliments and support are precious and finite commodities to be used very sparingly. Or bosses are afraid if their employees think too much of … Read More

Elevating Self-Confidence: A Personal Blueprint for Workplace Success

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Be more self-confident! Okay, that’s a nice sentiment. But how important is it and how do people in the real world go about building confidence? Self-confidence is an indispensable asset in the corporate arena. Individuals with robust self-esteem often navigate the workplace more effectively, fostering not only personal success but also contributing positively to their organization’s environment. In this article, … Read More