2 Issues with Accountability You Didn’t Know Your Company Was Facing

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We expect leaders and employees to be accountable. But in today’s complex environment, companies face two challenges when establishing a culture of accountability. First, employees are held accountable for executing on plans that are no longer relevant. Second, in more complex organizational structures, employees don’t understand how their work connects to company objectives and who … Read more

CrossLead: Major Doug Zembiec’s Contribution

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CrossLead has grown and evolved over the years and there are probably a few people that have never heard the story about the genesis of CrossLead and its connection to Major Douglas Zembiec (USMC). Doug was a friend and someone that many of us looked to as The Standard of Excellence. The attached article summarizes a fraction of … Read more

Managing Knowledge Work (and Knowledge Workers)

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What’s the first thing that you do when you start work each morning? Do you open your email and scan through the newest deposits into your queue? Or hop onto Slack to check out the latest and greatest from your colleagues? Perhaps you read the newspaper and scan your physical mail from the day prior. … Read more