Step Off The Line

Step Off The Line By Jon- One of the many exercises we do with our Leadership and Team Development clients is an exercise that tests the group’s courage and willingness to share something very personal about themselves with their team. The evolution is called the line game. We have the team stand in a line in complete silence, shoulder to shoulder and we ask...

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Priorities

From John: I have recently started a new endeavor in life which requires my re-entry into the world of academia. In one of my classes a very interesting question was posed for our comment; if you had the choice of testing for a genetic disorder known as Huntington’s Chorea and this genetic test would let you know with 100% certainty you would contract this...

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The Unknown

The Unknown From Rhod: I was recently contacted by the CEO of a company to see if I was available to talk to his executive team who he thought would benefit from “a rousing the troops” type of speech. Now usually for these sorts of engagements I have plenty of time to prepare and I feel I have the whole thing pretty dialed in when the time comes to deliver....

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How Well Do You Play Your Role?

How Well Do You Play Your Role? By Jon: Outside of being a co-founder of Rogue Consulting Group, my part-time job is working as the Race Director for the Race Across America. This epic cycling event just reached its 30-year anniversary. It is a non-stop 3000-mile race from Oceanside, CA to Annapolis, MD where solo and team riders have two weeks to complete the...

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Causation Versus Correlation

From John: In 1875, on the idyllic Fijian Islands, a disease killed 40,000 people, roughly 30% of the population at that time. That disease was measles. A vaccine was developed in 1963 which reduced worldwide infections from 4.2 million in 1980 to approximately 55,000 in 2014. Until recent years, the disease was eradicated in the United States which was...

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