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Phase 2- Enlightened Pathfinding – “Take an Outside-In View”-04.24.18

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Why is it we’re not so interested in what’s going on outside of our organization, company, team or institution?”    Most organizations or teams take an Inside-out View. They’re more preoccupied with what’s

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Phase 1 – Decision Clarity – “Making the Decision toWork Smarter”-04.10.18

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Talent and hard work are important, but most top performers in Business have one thing in common. They accept fewer tasks and then obsess over them.” Morten T. Hansen, WSJ Review article –January

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Phase 5 – Enlightened Momentum Building – “Benefitting from the Differences between Today and Tomorrow.”-03.27.18

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Today is our present and tomorrow is our future: but they also enable us to get our priorities into perspective.”     Who would question that today means that 24 hour period in which

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Phase 4 – Enlightened Teamwork – “The Wonders of Work-Pairing” -03.13.18

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “How many times are two heads better than one?”    Some while back this writer was involved with an executive team of seven, as they set about envisioning their way forward. After around

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Phase 3 – Enlightened People Engagement – “The Power of Heterarchies?”-02.27.18

  by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “The brain is not organized hierarchically but rather as a heterarchical neuro-cognitive system.” One of the early essays on the differences between hierarchical and heterarchical systems by Warren S. McCulloch in 1945.

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Phase 2- Enlightened Pathfinding – “Is it Strategic or Operational, or Both?”-02.13.18

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “A game is not won until it is lost,” David Pleat, Soccer Player and Manager. Back at the end of the 2016-17 football season, when the New England Patriots was victorious over the

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Phase 1 – Decision Clarity (Part B) – “Taking Organization Performance to Another Level”-01.30.18

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “What is our optimum requirement; so as to increase organization performance?” Question posed by company CEO who was aiming to grow from a relatively small enterprise into a mid-sized business.       Rare

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Phase 1 – Decision Clarity (Part A) – “Taking Organization Performance to Another Level?”-01.16.18

 by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “What is our optimum requirement to increase our organization performance?” Question posed by company CEO who was aiming to grow from a relatively small enterprise into a mid-sized business.           He

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Phase 5 – Enlightened Momentum Building – “Understanding the Considerable Benefits of Collaboration”-01.02.18

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Collaboration by employees across different departments is essential but seldom easy…For companies having employees labor in isolation can be costly.” Article by Sue Shellenbarger, Wall Street Journal, November 2017.   Although collaboration makes

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Phase 4- Enlightened Teamwork – “Falling Leaves in the Park” – 12.19.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc. “A team comprises 6 – no more than 7- people who join together to accomplish a common, highly-prized objective that is important to all of them and their organization. A successful action team

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