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Coke, Pepsi, and On Being a Monomaniac on a Mission

Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2009 at 12:00 pm by Gary Winters

In my last post, I offered Seven Simple Rules for Being a Leader. First on the list is: Be a monomaniac on a mission. Let’s take that a little deeper. Two of the most successful companies on the planet are Coke and Pepsico. They battle one another across the globe for market dominance. As you […]


ONE piece of advice from SEVEN leadership coaches!

Posted on Monday, March 23rd, 2009 at 5:22 pm by Gary Winters

I asked several of my colleagues a quick question via email the other day: If you could give leaders ONE tip, suggestion, or piece of advice for leading their teams and organizations through the challenges we all face these days, what would it be? Here’s what they said: Susan Gerke, of Gerke Consulting and Development, […]


Three Words Leaders Hate to Say

Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2009 at 2:01 pm by Gary Winters

We live in troubled times. (Hint: We ALWAYS live in troubled times, but that’s for another post.) During these times of uncertainty, anxiety and change, as leaders we are called upon more than ever to take our teams to “the promised land.” Will we get there? Will we be alright? What’s going to change, and […]


My Favorite Leadership Quotations

Posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2009 at 12:56 pm by Gary Winters

I wrote in an earlier post that these are the BEST of times. Not because the economy is on track, or business is booming, or peace is breaking out around the world. None of those things is true – at least, not today. Still, these are the best of times for leaders. People are looking […]