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Tom Flick Talks Leadership vs Management

TOM FLICK | August 7, 2013

Pink Elephant Brings Renowned Leadership Keynote Speaker to Its IT Service Management Leadership Forum Speaker Tom Flick addresses the role of Leadership vs. Management at IT Consulting Firm Pink Elephant’s National Forum on August 12th July 25, 2013 (Seattle, WA) – On August 12th IT Management experts Pink Elephant will [...]

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Shared Joy of the Inner Circle

TOM FLICK | December 15, 2012

On a legacy team, there is a shared joy of the inner circle, which means it’s selective, restrictive, limited to team members only. You’ll have a hard time explaining your legacy team experience to your spouse, your neighbor, or your friend outside of work. People often say to me, “That [...]

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Our Problem: We're Educated

TOM FLICK | May 23, 2012

When organizations and individuals attempt to move forward, it is almost entirely and intellectual exercise. We’re educated people so we say, “The ROI has been rigorous.” “The market analysis is exceptional.” “It’s the right thing to do at this market time.” We race forward in the brain and leave the [...]

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Thinking Big

TOM FLICK | May 15, 2012

The concept behind the power of a dream (or big opportunity) is creating a compelling picture of the future and the belief system that supports it – both individually and collectively. We don’t live in a society of rich vs. poor as much as we live in a society of [...]

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Character is Power

TOM FLICK | May 9, 2012

Proverbs 22:1 says, “A good name is to be esteemed more than gold or silver.”  How true. The fundamental truth is—good people do win! Good companies do win. Doing right is good business. No longer will the win/lose mentality championed by the corporate culture of the last decade be tolerated. [...]

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Goal Setting: A very misunderstood tool

TOM FLICK | May 2, 2012

Goal setting is a very misunderstood and poorly used tool in business. The net result is a workforce trapped in a state of false urgency because the effort is derived from misleading notions in their mind creating misguided effort toward what we think will be effective and measurable strides toward [...]

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