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The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines regeneration as an act or the process of regenerating; spiritual renewal or revival; renewal or restoration of a body, or biological system after injury or as a normal process; and utilization by special devices of heat or other products that would ordinarily be lost. Regeneration was first used in the 14th century. Here are its synonyms: reanimation, rebirth, revival, … Read More

The outsiders

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Bringing in an outsider to join your organization can inject a fresh perspective in your work.  This could take the form of a lateral hire for a key position, a new CEO, a new board member, or perhaps a leadership coach.  Sometimes just a conversation with someone from outside your industry will suffice. How do you know when it is … Read More

On gimmickry

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You may be dealing with a gimmick if… …you can’t explain why you’ve made a particular choice. …you’ve added an element or a feature just to make a sale. …you want your product or service to look similar to someone else’s idea. …you want to make a product more successful by adding unneeded features. The use of a gimmick is … Read More