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Diane Byington, Ph.D.

Engage Your Enthusiasm

It seems that we’re supposed to be enthusiastic about everything these days. Social media posts show smiling people doing wonderful things, all day every day. But, realistically, a person can’t be enthusiastic about everything. Some days we have a hard… Continue Reading →

Risk Being Innovative

Leadership requires bold thinking and a willingness to disrupt the status quo, even when things seem to be going smoothly. Not every innovation works out, of course, but failure to innovate creates stagnation, and stagnation leads to reduced market share… Continue Reading →

Keeping Up with Industry and Market Insights

It may seem that there aren’t enough hours in the day to complete the tasks that absolutely have to be done, much less find the time to scan social media or gather marketplace information about emerging trends. And yet, successful… Continue Reading →

Don’t Be Intimidated by Data

Everyone knows that a business succeeds or fails based on its bottom line. It’s surprising, then, how many leaders are uncomfortable looking at spreadsheets, graphs, and other metrics of profitability. Being able to gather the appropriate data and understand what… Continue Reading →

How Effective Leaders Navigate Internal Politics

Internal politics can be difficult and painful to navigate, especially when issues blow up seemingly from nowhere. In this situation, leaders may find themselves wondering “What went wrong? How did I miss this? What do I do now?” Of course,… Continue Reading →

Visionary Leadership Doesn’t Always Mean Creating Big Ideas

Every day we hear of new visionary ideas: travel to Mars, self-driving cars, new technological gadgets that will make our lives so much easier. The list goes on and on. Every leader knows it is his or her responsibility to… Continue Reading →