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Do You Want Your People to be more creative?

Submitted by Rick Baker – Spirited Leaders Bosses complain about people not taking initiative, not taking advantage of opportunities, and not nipping problems in the bud. Bosses observe people doing things right, following the procedures but failing to pick up the fact that in certain situations following the right procedures takes you to the wrong outcome. […]

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Larry Smith visits our Centre For Family Business [CFFB]

Submitted by Rick Baker – Spirited Leaders Larry Smith is an economist at UW. When he visited CFFB in January, Larry softened that introduction by letting us know he has experience with family business…he grew up in a small town…he went through the child labour experience. That was the first hint of the presentation uniqueness […]

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Jim Beretta visits our Centre For Family Business [CFFB]

Submitted by Rick Baker – Spirited Leaders Jim Beretta spoke at our last CFFB breakfast…at The Hub. The topic of the day was “Customer Attraction in the Google Era“. Here’s a summary of some of Jim’s points… Customer Attraction #1: reduce customer friction everywhere in your organization make it easy for customers to find you […]

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New Binoculars Help You See Eye-to-Eye

Submitted by Rick Baker – Spirited Leaders When you see someone struggling or failing at communicating… Or When you see someone struggling or failing at performing a task efficiently and effectively… Imagine you have in your hands a pair of special binoculars…. Visit the link below for the complete article. http://www.rickbaker.ca/post/2013/02/05/NewBinocularsHelpYouSeeEyetoEye.aspx http://www.spiritedleaders.ca/

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