Month: February 2013

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Month: February 2013

Why Deadlines Cripple Innovation

by William DiPaolo

Whatever your business, if you want to get better you have to do something new. A living business is a growing business – and growing means continually expanding into areas beyond your current understanding. These new opportunities are like doorways that ultimately lead to new products, services and customers. Without realizing it, most managers inhibit innovation because they […]

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Growing from Mistakes

by William DiPaolo

A leader’s greatest responsibility is to manage mistakes properly. The leader who knows how to do this makes her people better. And better people create a better business. Mistakes happen every day in business. Yet, mistakes are often coated with many layers of misunderstanding – producing a thick fog of blame, anger, avoidance, frustration, anxiety and overall perplexity that hangs […]

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