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Building Trust Welcomes New Team Member

Please help us welcome Carrie Guenther to the Building Trust family.  Here are a few words of introduction from Carrie I am happy to now be a part of the Building Trust Family. This new role is an exciting challenge as I look forward to connecting with the community and help grow and expand Building Trust!

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Messy but True Story of a Healthy Culture

True story. A healthy culture doesn’t mean we don’t get sick; it means we heal quickly. The question addressed in this post is not whether your culture will face headwinds and challenges but what happens when it does. We got sick one day at RBB recently. And yes, I got permission from those involved to tell this tale.

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6 Thoughts for Chief Execs Preparing to Hand Things Over    

Back in May at the Small Giants Summit in Detroit I gave a talk on practical ideas on making the hand-off from one chief executive to the next. In my last blog post I focused on the next-generation side of the equation. This time I’m speaking mostly to company founders, business owners, or other head honchos who are handing their baby.

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Featured on the “Growing With Purpose” Podcast 

This summer, I was honored to be interviewed by author, leader and Small Giants Community founder, Paul Spiegelman on the Growing With Purpose podcast. Paul’s excellent podcast profiles leaders at a personal level about how and why they lead as they do. By weaving together moments from my book.

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6 Recommendations for Next-Generation Successors

I recently gave a short talk on leadership transitions—in particular, the handoff from one chief executive to the next—at the Small Giants Summit in Detroit. Since joining RBB in 2000, I’ve been on both sides of this coin. I offered a number of hard-won, personal lessons to this enlightened audience of business founders, owners, CEOs, and up-and-comers.

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Wayne County Administrative Professional Day

Late last month, I had the opportunity to speak at the University of Akron Wayne College’s twenty-second annual Administrative Professionals Day event. When invited to speak, I jumped at the chance. I have the utmost respect for administrative professionals and firmly believe they’re the glue that holds our organizations together.

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