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Phase 4 – Enlightened Teamwork – “Where has our Innate Sense of Teamwork Gone?”-07.18.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc “We are not good to each other. Our tribalism is an extremely narrow group of people: our children, our spouse, maybe our parents. Our society is alienating, technical, cold and mystifying. Our fundamental

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Phase 3 – Enlightened People Motivation – “How to get into Workplace People’s DNA?”-07.03.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “I had an hour scheduled for each of them, and by the end I was really clear about the company’s DNA, and the values that were really important to everyone who works here.”

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Phase 2- Enlightened Pathfinding – “Golden State Warriors Set Path Again for being Top NBA Team”-06.19.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Bolstered by Durant, Captivating Warriors win second title in Three Years,” sub-title of article by Scott Cacciola, NY Times sports section, June 2017.      June 2017 brought about the Golden State Warriors’

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Phase 1- Decision Clarity -“Let’s be Clear about what Leadership Is and Isn’t” – 06.06.17

  by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “The leaders of history’s championship (sports) dynasties relied on a range of surprising traits; from dissent and rule-breaking to emotional self-control and low-key communication style.” Taken from WSJournal article by Sam Walker

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Phase 5 – Enlightened Momentum Building – “Stop Googling: Instead, Let’s Talk”-05.22.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Conversation among employees increases productivity.” From NY Times Sunday Review article using a similar headline by Sherry Turkle, MIT Professor, September 2015.         This writer has hung onto this article waiting

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Phase 4 – Enlightened Teamwork – “New York Museum Director misses Teamwork Angle”05.11.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. But attitude determines how well you do it.” Lou Holtz, former football coach at William and Mary at North Carolina State:

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Phase 3 – Enlightened People Motivation – “It’s about Imagination more than Numbers.”-04.24.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all who know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” Albert

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Phase 2- Enlightened Pathfinding – “The Struggle between Start-up and more Advanced Enterprise Growth”-04.10.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “It’s not about systems change; it’s about leadership growth.”      Lots of articles have been written about successful start-ups in Silicon Valley and elsewhere and how they transformed into major enterprises –

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Phase 1 – Decision Clarity – “Bellichick’s most Important Decision Going Forward?”-03.28.17

  by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® ‘Is effective decision-making an art or a science?’          Scores of learned people out there are convinced decision-making is a science. Many business school professors have devoted their lives toward making

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Phase 5 – Enlightened Momentum Building – “How a Football Coach can win the Superbowl Next Year, again?”-03.13.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth” John F. Kennedy.         If Bill Bellichick, the successful Patriot’s Superbowl winning coach in 2017, were to decide to replicate

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