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The Easy way to Innovate is the Hard way! – Part Three

By Robert W. Bradford Note:  This article was first published in Compass Points in April 2003.  The info is still relevant today, and it will be nostalgic reading the examples from 2003.  Part One was an introduction to this series from Bradford’s article The Easy way to Innovate is – the Hard way!    In […]

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Are Your Goals Causing Bad Behavior?

By Denise Harrison Wells Fargo continues to reel from its fraudulent practice of opening accounts for consumers – unbeknownst to the consumer.  To meet their cross-selling goals, individuals at the bank took to opening accounts to make their quota.  Even the homeless were enrolled in fee accruing products. What happened? Unreachable goals and reports of […]

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The Easy way to Innovate is — the Hard way! Part Two

By Robert W. Bradford Note:  This article was first published in Compass Points in April 2003.  The info is still relevant today, and it will be nostalgic reading the examples from 2003.  Part One was an introduction to this series from Bradford’s article The Easy way to Innovate is – the Hard way!    In […]

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Why You Should Use an Outside Leader for Your Strategic Planning

M Dana Baldwin, Senior Consultant Strategic planning is a key part of determining the future course and direction of your organization.  Doing it well may be one of the most important actions your leadership team will undertake, and this must not be taken lightly. At the risk of sounding self-serving (which it is), there are […]

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The Easy way to Innovate is — the Hard way! – Part One

by Robert W. Bradford This is an introduction to a 2003 series, The Easy way to Innovate is – the Hard way!  The info is still relevant, and it will be nostalgic reading the examples from 2003. People, quite naturally, prefer to do easy things.  Easy things are — well, easy.  It often seems that the […]

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