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Purchase Card Deck – Step 3

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Congratulations! You’ve reached the final step.

Before we can ship your cards, we need to receive your signed agreement form. You should have received a copy of the information you filled out in Step 1 in your email. Please print that out, sign it, and return it to us.

You may take a picture of the signed document or scan it in and email it to mitch@mitchen.net.

We will not ship your cards until we have received the signed agreement form.

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Seeking the Place of Most Potential

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Concluding our role in leading the process and watching UK College of Food, Agriculture and Environment announce their Strategic Plan  today… I am convinced that they are headed to the place of most potential.  I believe we have reached new heights in the engaging communities in dialog about their future. The Art of high performance teams leadership is living in our work… merging the Elusive Leadership approach with strategic planning is yielding great things.  Very thankful to all our clients ...

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Are you reacting… or strategic?

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My new word is FOCUS!  Yes, it is common and not especially exciting, but FOCUS says it all for me. Focus = Prosperity! Look at any great leader.. or great company and you will find they are focused!  Their focus is narrow and their actions are strategic. All the great stories of success have at some point in the journey a desire to focus on doing a small number of things well.  From an organization point of view, this is ...

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Curiosity

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Constant CuriosityTM.. linkage between the art and science of truth!

“I believe that the distinction between an [artist], we generally use the word artist to be visual arts of some sort, but there is very little distinction between an artist of that type and a scientist or engineer of the highest caliber.

And I have never had a distinction in my mind between those two types of people.  They, just to me, have been people who pursued different paths, but ...

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Jobs… His most signficant influencer

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I purposely have avoided starting Isaacson’s  book on Steve Jobs  until this month. Intuitively, I think I might have been biased by the hype after his death. I primarily read biographies to understand both the strengths and weaknesses of leaders and I have found that they are best read when I can be distant from the actual subject.

From my early reading on the first 100 pages of the book, I find Isaacson’s book an excellent read due ...

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Empowerment – 1948

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“As our business grows, it becomes increasingly necessary to delegate responsibility and to encourage men and women to exercise their initiative. This requires considerable tolerance. Those men and women, to whom we delegate authority and responsibility, if they are good people, are going to want to do their jobs in their own way.

Mistakes will be made. But if a person is essentially right, the mistakes he or she makes are not as serous in the long run as the mistakes ...

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A Leadership failure of accountability…

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I have waited several weeks for the news cycle to slow down on the Penn State tradegy with the former assistant coach. You see other incidents emerging at other places now where other individuals have not been called out for behaviours that can only be described as the worst crimes possible. The behaviours of these individuals is grave and more horrible than anything I can imagine. A couple of thoughts first about the issues raised by these incidents:

This is not ...

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ISI

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I am developing a new tool for a workshop I teach.. could use some input from you. Answer the following questions choosing one answer for each of the seven questions and then send me an e-mail with your answers.. just list the question number and your letter answer for each of the seven questions. Email to zozstate2@gmail.com.

Thanks…

Mitch

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Toward More Curiosity

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Da Vinci is one of the most interesting characters in the life of the world. Both artist and scientist, he created some of the most loved objects for all mankind. In addition to some of the most revered art, he designed objects like cars, tanks, and planes while just wondering about how things worked. Much of his work is seen as ahead of his time. But more about Da Vinci in a sec.

Over the past two years, I have found ...

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“My Anti-Creativity Checklist” by Youngme Moon

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