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Connection Heroes

3 Factors That Make Costco America’s Best Employer

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

Costco Wholesale moved in front of Google to earn the title of America’s best large employer this year. Here's the factors that have led to their success.

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Patriots' Dynasty Fueled by Connection

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

The New England Patriots just won their fifth Super Bowl since 2002, but their success isn't a surprise to those who study connection.

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General George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

A soldier of peace, George C. Marshall strengthened connections between nations by fostering human value, knowledge flow, and inspiring identity.

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6 Actions Help ABC News Perform at the Top of Its Game

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

ABC News does it right when it comes to workplace culture. Here are six programs the company has implemented to foster connection.

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Why Edward Jones is Built to Last

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

What makes an organization sufficiently resilient to survive over a sustained period of time? As Edward Jones demonstrates, the secret is corporate culture.

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How Connection Helped to Restore a Nation

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

One of history's greatest turnaround stories is also one of the most unlikely. It is the story of Queen Elizabeth I and her quest to restore England.

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Kare Anderson: Connection Hero

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June 15, 2017
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Katie Russell
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Connection Heroes

Kare Anderson is an accomplished author and speaker, but it is her extraordinary ability to connect people and ideas that sets her apart.

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Michael Jordan’s Transformation Contributed to His Success

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

Before Michael Jordan could lead the Chicago Bulls to the championship, he had to learn an important leadership lesson.

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4 Character Strengths Sustain U2’s Success

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

U2 is unquestionably one of the most successful bands in history. Here's how four key character strengths have played a role in their longevity.

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Coach K's Secret (He Coaches Like a Girl)

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

Coach K’s phenomenal success as a coach and leader begs the question: how does he do it?

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Vince Lombardi’s Success Formula: “Task + Relationship Excellence = Results”

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

Leaders can learn from Lombardi's emphasis on both task and relationship excellence. Without both, your team will fail to achieve sustainable success.

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Can Phil Jackson Build “the Yankees of Basketball”?

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

CEOs will learn a lot from how Phil Jackson manages the New York Knicks. His proven leadership style encourages both task and relationship excellence.

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3 Ways Pixar Gains Competitive Advantage from Its Culture

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

The success of Pixar and Disney Animation begs the question: what’s the secret sauce? Learn how Pixar derives its competitive advantage from its culture.

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3 Lessons from the Life and Leadership of Coach Wooden

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

The legacy of legendary basketball coach John Wooden is an inspiration to leaders everywhere. Here are three important leadership lessons from his life.

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3 Practices CEOs Can Learn from the Girl Scouts

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

Learn the three practices Frances Hesselbein implemented that made the Girl Scouts “the best-managed organization around,” according to Peter Drucker.

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7 Practices of Alan Mulally that Helped Ford Pass Competitors

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

The remarkable turnaround of Ford led by Alan Mulally provides an outstanding example of how to gain competitive advantage through organizational culture.

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3 Practices CEOs Should Adopt from this Rock Star

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

U2's Bono is a wonderful example of leadership in action. Here's 3 lessons CEOs can learn from the famous rock star.

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Former Cab Driver Helps Liberate WWII France

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June 8, 2017
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Mike Stallard
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Connection Heroes

Watch the video to learn about this extraordinary story of innovation and the leaders and culture that made it all possible.

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