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PIES: A Recipe for Replenishment (Part 3)

Drained.  Exhausted.  Depleted.  These are all words that can often point to the most overlooked type of replenishment and one every leader needs: Emotional Replenishment.

In this blog series we have been discussing energy management as a vital component to a leader’s performance.  Accessing pleasant and positive emotions is what enables our ability to excel from an emotional perspective.

Life and Leadership Lessons from the Churchill War Rooms

“This is the room from which I will direct the war,” stated Winston Churchill upon becoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 10, 1940, as he entered the windowless off-white basement room.  Today, in central London, the Churchill War Rooms Museum provides a fascinating look into the historic British World War II effort.  It also provides us with some great lessons of life and leadership.

PIES: A Recipe for Replenishment (Part 2)

Where are you when you get your best ideas?

Are you surprised at the answer?  I was.  For most of us, our answers include things like “walking outside,” “on a lazy morning in bed,” “running,” “listening to music,” or “in the shower.”

The path to creativity and intellectual breakthroughs is counterintuitive.  Rather than pushing ourselves and our teams harder to get to creative ideas, the answer is rest and replenishment.

The Value of a Service Exec Peer Group: Three Members’ Perspectives

Since 2015 HTG has offered Peer Groups for Service Executives, with eight groups currently in North America and Europe and one group launching in the APAC region this winter.  These peer groups meet twice a year in person for a day and a half.  They also have a two hour group call with their facilitator four times a year to stay connected and continue learning and growing.

3 Key Steps to Prepare to Sell Your Company

The marketplace is buzzing with M&A activity.  Seems everyone is either a buyer or seller or both, depending on the day.  As I watch a number of these transactions, or attempted transactions take place, there are some common things that you need to think through so you are ready to negotiate well when that time comes.  This is part of an ongoing series I’ve been writing about exit.


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