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Attention Startups: Build the Team First

In typical entrepreneurial circles — business schools, incubators, venture capital firms — nascent company leaders are relentlessly challenged with two questions:

  1. What is your idea or product?
  2. Who is your market?

While these questions are important, they fail to paint the whole picture. No product makes it to market as originally conceived. Further, no company survives for very long with one product. This means that, even during the earliest days of a company’s existence, there is something more fundamental to a startup’s success than the product idea.

For companies that survive, there is a current stirring just below the surface while ideas are becoming products and products are coming to market.

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Let’s Make 2014 The Year of the Strong Organization

"The only way to change the world is through strong organizations. No visionary leader, no charismatic leader can change the world unless they know how to build an organization and a team around them."
— Sally Blount, Dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

We all need a livelihood. For most of us, that means going to work at companies and in organizations. Unfortunately, too many of those organizations manage to suck the life out of us. It doesn't have to be this way. I kick off 2014 with a call to put an end to the dysfunction and the insanity. Dilbert has been published since 1989. Why haven't our organizations evolved at all in the last 24 years? Why is it still funny?

Join me in making 2014 the year of building great organizations.

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Cohesive Leadership at Apple

Tim Cook made his annual foray to the boardroom of Goldman Sachs on February 12 to give an Apple “State-of-the-Company” report. In this year’s talk, he made the following comments about his leadership team: Now, in terms of leadership, when …

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Cohesive Leadership Project

Over the long term, companies thrive when they are built upon a strong leadership team.   A strong leadership team is a prerequisite for product or market decisions. And yet, how are most companies started? In typical entrepreneurial circles — …

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Vibrant Teams

  Strategic Planning Organizational Development   Meeting Facilitation Assessments   Group Coaching Team Coaching   Team Building Workshops     If you could get all the people in an organization rowing in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, …

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The Cohesive Leadership Project℠

Over the long term, companies thrive when they are built upon a strong leadership team   I’m conducting an experiment — a project — to start new companies. The hypothesis is that, over the long term, companies thrive when built …

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