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Kevin & Jackie Freiberg

Tough Questions

 

Competitiveness demands commitment to truth and willingness to confront brutal facts. Unfortunately, most of us have biased perceptions of how the world works and how companies perform. In the absence of candid feedback, it is convenient to assume that reality is similar to our preconceived ideas. But ignorance and denial can be costly.

That’s why gutsy leaders seek to uncover the truth by asking tough questions. Continue reading…

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Kevin & Jackie
Speaking on Leadership, Innovation, & Global Trends…

Creating the BEST places where the BEST people can do
their BEST work to make the world BETTER.

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Go Pro On LinkedIn

LinkedIn manages the world’s largest online professional network. It connects people in over 200 countries and territories and has connected more than 332 million members (yes, you read that number correctly).

LinkedIn proves to be a valuable resource for networking, connecting, and reconnecting in the professional world. In addition, LinkedIn has also become a rich conduit for learning, sharing information, group chats and hiring, yes hiring!

If you are not active and using this growing and respected resource, you should be! Continue reading

Cheers,
Kevin & Jackie
Speaking on Leadership, Innovation, & Global Trends…

Creating the BEST places where the BEST people can do
their BEST work to make the world BETTER.

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Does Your Job Control Your Life

What if your job didn’t control your life?

Brazilian CEO, Ricardo Semler practices a radical form of corporate democracy, one that most companies are NOT ready for. We wrote about Ricardo in our book GUTS! Companies that Blow the Doors off Business as Usual (pgs. 73-76 & 136-37).

We also wrote an article on his insane approach to life and work: Semco – Insanity that Works. And now more than 10 years later (October 2014) Ricardo rocked the Global TED Stage and inspires us to seek WISDOM by asking why three times. Why? Why? Why?

Chances are your company isn’t ready for radical democracy, but all of us should be willing to seek the wisdom Ricardo is advocating. It’s worth 22 minutes… it could redirect your life!

Cheers,
Kevin & Jackie
Speaking on Leadership, Innovation, & Global Trends…

Creating the BEST places where the BEST people can do
their BEST work to make the world BETTER.

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Branded Culture



Branding has to go deeper than a catchy tag line. At Southwest Airlines it does, their new tag line, “Without a Heart it is Just a Machine” is fun, but is it real? In our book NUTS! we highlighted countless strategies Southwest uses to put Heart in everything they do — strategies that bring a tag line to life.

SWA is the real deal and has been a branded culture for well over 40 years, here is a great example: How Southwest Changed My Life.

Does your company have a branded culture?

What are you doing to bring your branding statement to life?

Cheers,
Kevin & Jackie
Speaking on Leadership, Innovation, & Global Trends…

Creating the BEST places where the BEST people can do
their BEST work to make the world BETTER.

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Own Innovation

How can you get 3000 leaders to Ide8, to form, imagine or conceive an idea in a 55 minute keynote?

We did it.

Below is an image of 1/5th of the ideas we generated at a recent Leadership Conference entitled “Own Innovation.” The CEO’s desired outcome: activate innovation (not just talk about innovation).

The client gained 3000 ideas.

Will all these ideas stick? NO! But what if 1/3rd or 1/5th do? With 3000 leaders participating and OWNING these ideas and 140,000 employees to support them, innovation will happen.

The CEO was thrilled!

What can you do to ideate with your team? Download our Change This PDF to help you develop a strategy for getting your ideas to stick.

Cheers,
Kevin & Jackie
Speaking on Leadership, Innovation, & Global Trends…

Creating the BEST places where the BEST people can do
their BEST work to make the world BETTER.

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