Where are the boundaries?

Do you ever feel like something in your relationship with another person just “isn’t right” or the culture in a small group, or even an entire department, feels unproductive? One way to consider what might be causing problems is through the filter of boundaries—literal, figurative, cultural, personal, and so on. The definition of a boundary“Where are the boundaries?”

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Make yours a truly great workplace

The Denver Post recently announced the polling and research culminating in its third annual “Top Workplaces,” honoring a wide range of employers, listing various strategies that our region’s most preferred employers use to retain and reward their teams, and also giving us a taste of the comments employees made in surveys. Our Rich TIPS have“Make yours a truly great workplace”

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Non-conformists as leaders

Do you ever feel that your best work gets done when you “color outside the lines?” We have long promoted the element of leadership that involves taking risk, moving to the edge of where you feel safe and knowing that your comfort zone isn’t likely to be the place where significant progress happens. Conformity can“Non-conformists as leaders”

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A different horizon: Native American views on leadership

So much of what we teach, read, and aspire to as leaders is based on a set of premises that we take for granted based on a platform of cultural, historic, political, and social experience. University of Nebraska Associate Professor Miles Bryant published a 1996 article examining leadership values through a lens of culture. Leading“A different horizon: Native American views on leadership”

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