Author: Dean Ritchey

01 Mar Mission Critical

I recently had the opportunity to work with a veteran executive coach and one day we were discussing the importance of mission statements.  Many organizations have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars crafting incredibly beautiful paragraphs that captures the essence of their business.  These mission statements are intended...

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24 Feb From the Road:
Surf’s Up!

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Tofino.  For those that don’t know, it’s considered the surfing capital of Canada.  Now that may not conjure up the images of sandy beaches of Hawaii but it truly surpassed my expectations on many fronts. First, the waves were...

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26 Jan Book Review:
Rookie Smarts, by Liz Wiseman

In an age where information is so readily available, often the simple lessons are buried in the sea of content we are bombarded with daily.  I discovered some of these simple lessons in Liz Wiseman’s book, Rookie Smart.   Her book highlights simple changes we can...

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