Recent Posts by Jill windelspecht

"Motivation gets you going and habit gets you there. Make motivation a habit and you will get there more quickly and have more fun on the trip."
— Zig Zigler

Culture eats Strategy for Breakfast – and Starbucks serves it with Coffee!

The best strategic plan will be derailed if it doesn't align with the culture OR if the people inside your organization don't understand the 'why' behind the strategy.  A great example is Starbucks, according to this HBR article (http://stfi.re/lwdpdjn) "The cafe chain positions itself not just as a seller of coffee but as an experience provider,…
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Insights on Transparency – let them see inside

As a leader, have you ever asked yourself why your employees don’t act like owners?  Why they don’t always share your passion and concern for making the right (and sometimes tough) financial decisions?  The answer may be in how much you are actually treating them like owners or partners. How much information do you give…
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— John Wooden

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