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Lead Digital Transformation via the IT Management Practices

Many enterprises still do not have a solid digital strategy in place. That’s certainly not because they are oblivious to the benefits offered by the technology. They are aware of it. But, they have a misguided idea of digital transformation. For many such businesses, digital transformation begins and ends with the embracing of online services […] Read More

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Being a Flexible Leader is Essential to Success

Through years of experience in the Information Technology industry I have had the chance to see a variety of leaders and bosses.  While everyone has their own style, I have found that one of the true keys to success as a leader is to be flexible.  Flexibility is so important that I recommend that other […] Read More

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Leadership Credibility

Through the years I’ve been asked quite a few times about the methods through which I establish my credibility as a leader especially since more often than not I’m privileged to work with individuals whom I consider smarter than myself and even geniuses. To this my reply always begins with “EGO”. I personally think that […] Read More

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How to lead the teams during the growth stage of the business

Being flexible and able to adapt to different situations is just as important for companies as for individuals and especially so for leaders. While times are tough and the company seeing stagnation and possibly even cuts, the leadership style employed should be different and while there is rapid growth and everything seems possible. Being able […] Read More

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Constant Change is key to success Turning toward Transformation

Enough has already been said about the virtue of digital transformation. In fact, it is not even a bone of contention anymore. Every CIO knows the importance of digital transformation, and is leading the charge to align their organization’s IT in its pursuit. But, much of the challenge arising in today’s IT setup is not […] Read More

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What Drives the Action and Impact in Business?

Ask this question to any seasoned entrepreneur, both successful and unsuccessful, and they will happily give you the same answer – the visionaries. It is always the visionaries that take a business model from the whiteboard and transform it into a blockbuster hit of a business. They are able to see things that most people […] Read More

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RAY ALLEN Team Adventures to Australia for Cisco Live

Our team and business continues to grow and expand globally, and that brings us to our latest event, the Cisco Live show in Melbourne Australia! That’s right.  Our team is preparing with the final details, plans and promotions that we will be shared at the upcoming event.  Beyond the education and inspiration that the conference […] Read More

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Are You Neglecting Your Own Managerial Development

How long has it been since you spent time on your own growth as a manager? When is the last time you took an online class, attended a webinar, went to a conference, or picked up a coaching book? If it’s been a while, you probably feel stale. Your skill set is getting old school, […] Read More

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How to Step Back and Watch Your Team Fly

“I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way.” Lee Iacocca’s famous quote is effective in its simplicity and sensibility. And it’s a lesson we’ve all learned the hard way at least once. As managers, it’s our job to give our teams accurate data, proper tools, and positive direction. We […] Read More