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Robert Stevenson’s Thoughts on the Pursuit of Excellence

I have conducted many programs over the years on change, with my favorite program title being, “If You Don’t Like Change – You are Going to Hate Extinction.” I warn, I harp, I plead, I caution, I alert … I hope people are listening because, even though the program title is funny, it is also very true.

 The Ripple Effects of Kindness

February 18, 2024

by Robert Stevenson

Real, sincere, genuine kindness rests within the gesture of giving with NO expectations of getting anything in return for yourself. Furthermore, kindness is a universal language that promotes understanding and tolerance while promoting harmony and cooperation.

Do What You Do Best

January 19, 2024

by Robert Stevenson

LEGO, the renowned Danish toy company, was established in 1932. Over nearly 90 years, its iconic bricks became synonymous with the toy industry's success. However, in the early 2000s, LEGO faced a severe financial crisis, flirting with bankruptcy and endangering its brand. This crisis resulted from diversification into unsuccessful ventures, competition from electronic toys, and significant manufacturing inefficiencies. Simply stated … along the way … they lost their way.

Stepping Up Your Game

January 14, 2024

by Robert Stevenson

May I suggest a mantra for us all to follow for 2024: "Elevate Your Excellence: Step Up Your Game!" In the ever-evolving landscape of personal and professional development, the phrase "STEPPING UP YOUR GAME" resonates as a call to action—an invitation to embrace the pursuit of excellence. It represents a mindset that goes beyond the ordinary, urging individuals to unlock their full potential, both in their careers and personal lives.

Keep Going

January 7, 2024

by Robert Stevenson

No one is immune to encountering challenges. Even successful or admirable individuals face problems, difficulties, and complexities. There are no strict boundaries when it comes to screwing-up; failures, errors in judgment, slip-ups, accidents, and blunders can happen to anyone … regardless of their talents, skills and knowledge.

Correct Answer - But Wrong

December 2, 2023

by Robert Stevenson

Sometimes we ask questions the wrong way or we ask the wrong questions … but either way … we can end up with CORRECT but WRONG answers. Great leaders and managers understand that information is key in making decisions and that questions, when asked properly, can be a powerful aid in soliciting this information.

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