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Yearly Archives: 2013
How Do You Measure Success?

September 4, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group Can there be negative consequences when a process measure migrates into being an output measure? A Tatham trainee asked this question recently, and we thought it was a good one. When we get excited about the usefulness of a measure, do we have a tendency to overuse it? […]

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Invitational Boot Camp December 2013

How do I get some of my leaders to attend Boot Camp? I have some peers that I’d like to better understand how I’m thinking, is there a way to have them attend? Just a couple of the questions we’ve been asked since our May session in Charlotte. And so we have decided to do […]

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8 Tips For Changing Leadership Habits

August 29, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group Productivity and innovation. Two things everyone is looking to achieve. This Harvard Business Review article, Your Innovation Problem Is Really A Leadership Problem, presents an interesting perspective: ‘It isn’t either/or. It’s both/and.’ Or as we would say, one and the same. For both to be effective and lasting, […]

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Embracing The Millennial Opportunity

August 15, 2013

Written in 2009, this post is more relevant today than ever.  Engaging Millennials is fast becoming a talked about concern among executives and middle managers alike.  Check it out to get some more insight into this ‘AND’ generation. By Michael Tatham Jr, President, The Tatham Group Are Millennials lazy or just searching for an environment […]

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Solving My Sleep Crisis

July 17, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group I recently read a very interesting, and scary, article about sleep:  The Sleep Crisis. As most new parents are, I’ve been a bit obsessed with sleep – mine and the little ones – and this article intensified my fears. Realizing that most of my efforts to affect the […]

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Tango With Intuition

July 11, 2013

By Michael Tatham Jr, CEO, The Tatham Group Do you ever wonder what event or series of events have built your intuitive sense? Despite rationality proving time-and-again our intuitive responses are wrong, why do we settle to ‘do what we have always done’? Some say it’s a matter of breaking habits; other argue that it comes from a lack […]

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10 Lessons from May’s Invitational Boot Camp

June 6, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group Last week I had the privilege of facilitating Boot Camp for seventeen amazing individuals.  I take the challenge to impart a new perspective very seriously, while having some fun, and feel nervous before every session.  And then I remember: they are not the only ones learning.  The biggest […]

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Relationship Turnaround: One Family Success in Business

April 29, 2013

Small to medium sized businesses fuel the economy.  Many are family-owned and run. Recently, we’ve been hearing a lot of stories about these companies in various stages of transferring the business to the next generation. The common thread through all of them is that the leaders bring history and a deeper level of intimacy to […]

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Embracing Failure

April 10, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group “My mother told me that failure is not the opposite of success; it is a stepping stone to success.” ~ Arianna Huffington “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ~ Winston Churchill I know that failure is a natural part […]

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Grab a Compass and Ditch the Roadmap

March 18, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group I stepped onto the late evening flight exhausted and frustrated after a day of delays and shuffling, knowing I would miss the last connecting flight back to Toronto and have to stay overnight. Every business traveller has been there, myself more times than I care to count. I […]

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