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Front Line Leadership

Jan 25, 2019 1:30:00 PM / by Ed Brzychcy posted in leadership, structure, culture

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Lead from the front, or risk having your organization left behind.

There is a sharp divide in many organizations, senior leaders and executive create a grand strategy, the frontline workers execute, and the middle managers try to balance executive expectations with employee needs.

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New year, new you?

Jan 9, 2019 1:30:00 PM / by Ed Brzychcy posted in planning, professional development

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A new year is upon us and underway. Already I have seen a plethora of people making new resolutions, others promising a new year a new you if you do x, y, and z, and others saying how just because it is a new year it does not mean that it will be a new you.

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A Short Pause

Oct 2, 2018 12:30:00 PM / by Ed Brzychcy posted in update

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Our Leadership Insights blog is on a short pause while we work on our book, Lead from the Front - a collection of leadership stories and lessons from military veterans.

Be sure to check out LeadfromtheFront.net to learn more about our upcoming pubication.

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The New Leadership Role in Today's Organizations.

Sep 5, 2018 9:39:42 AM / by Ed Brzychcy

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Organizational Structure Blog Series 4/4 

As today's organizations become more complex and dynamic, so does the role of today's leaders in these organizations.

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Building a Better Organization

Aug 21, 2018 11:46:20 AM / by Ed Brzychcy posted in structure, leadership

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Well-organized, small teams lead the way.

Today, business leadership has the challenging task of building a sound internal structure to their organization while ensuring that the entire organization remains flexible enough to work with any an all incoming disruptions and innovations within their space. Achieving this mission is no easy task; business leaders must maintain a stable core within their organization, established lines of communication and responsibility while at the same time empowering their workforce to manage problems and find solutions at as local a level as possible.

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Improving the Hierarchical Organization

Aug 14, 2018 11:45:55 AM / by Ed Brzychcy posted in structure, leadership

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Part 2 of 4 in our Organizational Structure Series

Last week, we discussed the move towards a "flatter" organization and the various problems associated with it, namely span of control, and how thinning out your managers does not allow them to provide the necessary support and guidance to their teams.
Many companies are making this move on their org charts nowadays because of the many problems facing a strict hierarchy for organizations. Traditionally, decision makers occupy the high levels with responsibility and communications drawn downwards from there.

This structure allows for a narrower span of control as well as a clear path of responsibility. Strict hierarchy, however, has many setbacks.

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