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Phase 2- Enlightened Pathfinding – “Breathing Life and Performance into your Organization through Strategic Framing.”-11.21.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “There’s nothing so rare as a plan,” was attributed to Napoleon by more than one historian, although others have disputed that.   Generals as successful as Napoleon probably didn’t have a plan. If

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Phase 1 – Decision Clarity – “The Coach Who Second-Guessed Himself”-11.07.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc (R) “…choosing not to ask for a video review after the home-plate umpire incorrectly ruled…” Article by Billy Witz, New York Sunday Times, Sports Section, October 2017.      Can we all agree

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Phase 5 – Enlightened Momentum Building – “Are Managers Reactive, while Leaders are Proactive?”-10.24.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Managers are deemed to be more today oriented, while real leaders are more likely to be tomorrow focused”.      Time and again various experts look to managers to take care of the

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Phase 4 – Enlightened Teamwork – “Do You Know What it takes to Build a Team?”-10.10.17

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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Phase 3 – Enlightened People Motivation – “Workplace Communication Lessons from the Local Lumber Yard.”-09.26.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “One-way communication – just presenting to or talking at people – is hit-or-miss; whereas two-way communication – gaining people’s input or views – is a home run!”      A recent trip to

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Phase 2- Enlightened Pathfinding – “Moving a Rust-Bucket Town into a Premier League One.”-09.12.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® ‘Burnley, with a population of 73,000 is the smallest town to have a Premier League soccer team in the UK: where the Premier Soccer League is one of the most prestigious sports franchises

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Phase 1 – Decision Clarity – “Encouraging Your Workplace People’s Imaginations”-08.15.17

by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration,” Thomas Edison, serial inventor.    Edison may well be right. Like Edison with his light bulb invention: Henry Ford built a major enterprise out of an

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Phase 5 – Enlightened Momentum Building – “Getting our Organization Off the Dime?”-08.01.17

  by Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Leadership Solutions, Inc.® “We have become one of the most bureaucratic, confusing, litigious societies on the planet…We have to get our act together” Jamie Dimon, CEO, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Wall Street Journal Business article,

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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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