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Bovo-Tighe Thanks its Clients for the Chance to Help Them Make a Difference in 2017

house with snow Bovo-Tighe unlocks and unleashes the full contribution of the people and teams with whom we have the honor to work. We awake their passion for excellence, align that passion with the strategic vision, and measurably raise productivity and profitability. Here are the organizations with which we had the privilege to work in 2017.

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Are Millennials Really Different About Job-Hopping?

The last few years has seen a mini-boom in HR training products and services to help them “understand” the Millennial generation that is now entering the workforce. As we begin to experience the reality of their workforce participation, though, we are beginning to see evidence that these young people are not so different from past generations after all, especially Baby Boomers.

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Our Philosophy about the Pursuit of Truth Includes Your Health

One common trait among highly successful executives is that they skew their work/life balance heavily toward work. They pour 10-12 hours each day into work, work on weekends, and think about work when they are supposed to be decompressing and “working” on their family relationships and friendships. We stress a rebalancing of the work/life balance back toward life, because the truth is that a better balance actually makes you more effective at what you do as a leader.

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A “Thank You” Works Wonders on Veterans Day – And Every Day

Leaders in all walks of life can take lessons from the appreciation we give to our military veterans. Engaged employees produce at higher levels, and day-to-day appreciation from their leaders is a core element of getting and keeping them engaged.

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Exploring 8 Rules for Creating Passionate Corporate Cultures (Round Four)

we have been exploring the concept of creating and sustaining passion within a corporate culture, using an article by Paul Alofs as a starting point. Unlike the first posts in our series, on these last two points we see real alignment between our views and his.

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Leaders who seek “the truth” must first adopt the right mindset.

Leaders who understand what "the pursuit of truth" means, and how they must train themselves not to prejudge information that they receive from co-workers or the marketplace, will be better business leaders because their decisions will have a firmer foundation in reality.

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101 Steps Towards Better Leadership

We found a great thought-provoker about leadership styles and habits on InsideCRM.com. This checklist isn’t perfect, of course, even with over 100 factors to keep top-of-mind. So, we thought we could make it more useful with a few critiques. I am sure you can find other corrections to make as well based on your own leadership experiences.

Edits we would make (open the article to follow along as …

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Transformational vs. Transactional Leadership: A Worthy Distinction

Transformational Leadership is a phrase that suffers from overuse, which deadens the concept's impact. That's too bad, because the difference between transformational leadership and transactional leadership is where real value lies for most companies. The latter just keeps the doors open, the former sets an organization up for growth.

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Leadership: Its Trappings Lead Good People Astray

The best intentioned new leader can “lose his way” as the comforts of power and prestige create a mindset of elevated personal talent and knowledge. We work hard in all of our leadership training to break this mindset, as an elevated sense of self-worth is usually counterproductive in building a highly productive relationships with co-workers.

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Zen and the Pursuit of Truth at Work

We love this quote from J. Krishnamurti that neatly sums up our Pursuit of Truth employee development model. We found it in a 2012 Zen Calendar this week.

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