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Midweek Motivator

The Midweek Motivator – Core Meltdowns

The study of self-sabotage may not save broken organizations but it can help us understand how to avoid its devastation. In any company there are inevitable cycles that may eventually […]

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The Midweek Motivator – About Face

In late 2007 global companies were watching a developing crisis. Sitting in a hotel room in Hawaii ostensibly on a family vacation, the cold arithmetic was undeniable. Howard Schultz found […]

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The Midweek Motivator – The Perfectionist in 4-C

I’m boarding my Delta flight out of Atlanta, heading home from a mission. I’m putting stuff away in 4-D when a shadow blocks the sunlight pouring through the cabin windows. […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Conquering Fatigue

Life is a forced march through a series of career and family eras. As opposed to a continuous unbroken chain of events, for most of us, it’s a sine-wave of […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Content (Siriusly)

It’s ironic; in their early business plan Sirius and XM pitched everything on one toss: a zillion channels of music and talk show fulfillment. Circa 2000 their very early vision […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Bravado and Miscalculation

If you knew you had a one-in-three chance of succeeding with a competitive attack, would you still launch it? There are no empirical formulas for calculating the percentage of how […]

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The Midweek Motivator – The Fog Of Measurement

“It would be wrong to play a very popular song if it didn’t fit the station’s brand. You have to weigh long-term decline against a short term ratings gain.” Jon Coleman  […]

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The Midweek Motivator – To The Program Directors

If you missed the NAB you missed a typically strong “Dallas conference;” not simply the official agenda but those off-moments where people find commonality, many recognizing a resurgence of energy […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Format Challenges/NAB Week

There’s no place more fitting than Dallas for an NAB; especially in this competitive moment with a lot on the line for someone charged with their station’s success (meaning any […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Complacency

Each Success Only Buys A Ticket To A More Difficult Challenge So many opportunities, so much competition in any field of recognized endeavor ultimately leads us to the proverbial fork in […]

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