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Are You Outstanding in Your Field?

I took this photo this week when we visited my in laws farm. You just can’t take a bad picture of these cows.

The old joke about a farmer being ‘outstanding’ in his/her field popped into my head.

A couple of months ago, we were up at the farm and I made this quick video about strategy. I thought you might enjoy it as it poses a question about what type of strategy you are pursuing.

As you watch the video, consider these questions.

  • Will your strategy make you, your team, and your organization outstanding in your field?
  • Or, will you just be one of many in the herd?

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How to Create a Culture Where All Voices Are Heard

Deep down, we all want to be heard. Each of us yearns for our voice to count. We want to be active members of the process, not marginalized actors pushed to the side.

Let’s face it; many people feel that their voices aren’t heard, or even welcome. They don’t feel like they belong. This phenomena is not limited to any particular country, industry, or business – it’s ubiquitous.

What You Should Learn from the Death of Toys R Us

Toy’s R Us is dead – at least in the United States. According to CNBC, “Toys R Us is planning to either close or sell all of its more than 800 stores across the U.S.”

The debate is underway about what killed Toys R Us.

  1. Was it poor strategy and execution? Including specific issues like store selection and website functionality…. (Business Insider)