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The 4 Missing Conversations That Disrupt Execution

Without execution, ‘vision’ is just another word for hallucination.  – Mark V. Hurd When we declare our vision, or when we coordinate action with our teams, we can have all of the pieces in place. The right ideas, the right conversations, clarity on who is doing what, and in the end, we still find dissatisfaction. […]

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Dev Chelliah

I have been the Managing Owner of HVJ North Texas, headquartered in Dallas, Texas for the last two years. HVJ North Texas is a franchise of HVJ Associates, a geotechnical and construction materials engineering and testing services consulting company. Becoming a business owner has been a big challenge and opportunity for my team and me, […]

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The Only 4 Answers in Negotiation that Create a Future

Successful negotiation is not about getting to ‘yes;’ it’s about mastering ‘no’ and understanding what the path to an agreement is. – Christopher Voss In today’s business environment, multiple stages of coordination are often missing when working with teams, and at the very least missing a key conversation in one of the stages. “I need […]

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What Alexa Won’t Tell You About a “Conversation for Action”

“Fortune favors the prepared mind” – Louis Pasteur. Most requests made in businesses today are incomplete, or the very least lacking information to coordinate fully. We believe this is because of a lack of preparation. While this might sound like a trivial thing when coordination becomes difficult, costs increase and no one likes more costs. […]

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Alexa, “What is a Conversation for Action?”

Coordination as a Series of Conversations for Action “Hey, can you have that report for me by Friday?” It sounds like such a simple “ask”, and yet that request triggers a series of complex conversations necessary for people or teams to work together. And, when not done well, could cost businesses billions in lost productivity […]

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Creating Breakdowns That Add Value to Our Organization // generateleadership.com

Creating Breakdowns That Add Value to Your Organization

Interruptions that require a reorientation to the future are a natural part of life. The universe and life are so huge and beyond us that we can never control life, nature, and the flow of the universe. But, what we do with these interruptions determines our power to create our future. We’ve used the name […]

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Kay Felix, M.D.

I recently was selected to be in charge of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Leadership for Better Health programs. The foundation is the largest philanthropic organization focused on health and has focused on improving America’s most pressing health issues for over forty years. I am fortunate to have the opportunity to support the leaders in […]

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Are You Time Starved? // generateleadership.com

Are You Time Starved?

An aspect of our current era is the widening experience of being time starved. We have more technology, tools, and access to media to supposedly help us, but a common experience is that we are not just “busy,” a common comment from our yesterdays, but we now feel that we don’t have any time at […]

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Your Time is Your Work of Art // generateleadership.com

Your Time is Your Work of Art

There are many ways we can think about our lives and live it. Some see their lives as prisons of obligation. Some see it as full of work that they sacrifice to. Yes, our lives can also be a work of art. Designing a good life is an ancient theme that is missing for many […]

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Take Your Leadership to the Next Level - Part 1 // generateleadership.com

Take Your Leadership to the Next Level – Part 1

Is there a limit on the value and impact we can create as leaders? Is our success evidence that there is no need, or room, to get better? Or can we go to another level of contribution? Whatever our success, we can always take our leadership to another level of creating value, taking care of […]

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