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Growing Up KC
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Market Facing Leadership
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Crisis Leadership from Former Medtronic CEO Bill George
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Gazelle Tracks
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Fresh Octane - Business Leadership Tour
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International Investments in the Dark Corners of the Global Economy
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Profits are the Only Thing
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German Solar Energy and Technology Leader Focuses on Growing Midwest Market

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Growing up KC

We are currently a key player in a national press tour and business leadership exchange. The program is a showcase platform to highlight distinguished business leaders across a number of major metros throughout the United States.

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Gazelle Tracks

So what are Gazelle Tracks™ and what are “Gazelles.”  Before we answer that, let’s discuss a few pertinent questions. Where to we grow from here?   Who’s growing who, and how?  Who’s touting who, and why?  Who will be driving growth over the next two to five years.  And more importantly how and while. We’re looking […]

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Crisis Leadership from Former Medtronic CEO Bill George

While pundits and experts are churning out a plethora of books analyzing the causes of the 2008 economic crisis, it’s refreshing to find a practical book that provides some good thinking on how to manage for success in crisis situations. In his new book, “7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis,” Harvard Business School Professor and […]

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The Mojo Moment

4:53 a.m. August 18, 2009 Have You Ever Been Struck By Lightning?   Have you ever experienced that “Mojo Moment” in your business?   Can you name the time and place?  Can you name the result, how it was handled, and whether you actually achieved anything based on that instant? Most people describe this as the “aha,” […]

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Alpha® Board National Business Leadership Tour – Energy to Grow

We’re on a national press tour, and we would love to speak with you!  That is, if you are a business leader with a knack for helping businesses grow.  Since 1989, our founder has been launching new products, new companies, and major growth initiatives for organizations across the nation and around the world. As a […]

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Portraits of Leadership

“Lead, follow or get out of the way.”  Thomas Paine While Lee Iacocca and others may claim credit for the quote above, it was first spoken by Thomas Paine, famous revolutionary and author of “Common Sense. “  It’s truer now than ever before. It’s been fun through my career to witness many great business leaders […]

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International Investments in the Dark Corners of the Global Economy

You and I fret over how to balance our investment dollars in a SEP or an IRA. Meanwhile, Robert P. Smith has his bags packed for Damascus, Syria to measure that country’s investment potential. That’s why he is portrayed as the “Indiana Jones” of international finance. “Give me a country that is at war because […]