Category Archives: Leadership

Granite State Award

  On June 12, 2011 at the Commencement of Granite State College, Dr. Todd Leach presented me with the Granite State Award which is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to the people of New Hampshire. President Leach cited Northeast … Continue reading

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A Colleague Retires

Retiring Northeast Delta Dental V.P. of Marketing, Gene Emery, his wife Mary, and I enjoyed Gene’s retirement party with Northeast Delta Dental colleagues, broker colleagues, and other community partners on January 20 in Concord. Gene worked with me for 16 … Continue reading

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Leadership Styles

Here’s a link to an interesting Harvard Business School article recently brought to my attention by a colleague: http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6494.html. It has me thinking back to my August 15, 2010 blog and the Newsweek article on creativity. I am a firm … Continue reading

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Leadership

At Northeast Delta Dental we are making a conscious effort to be creative with our new product designs and diversification initiatives.   We work at it and struggle at it.   For the first time in memory, research shows that American creativity … Continue reading

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Books I Am Reading: Employees First, Customers Second

This book portrays well my own thoughts on the importance of developing an engaging, transparent office culture. The CEO who develops a flat organization of empowered employees who all trust one another can unleash the full potential of each individual. … Continue reading

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The Why of Work

A great read for leaders who want to build a supportive environment is The Why of Work by Dave and Wendy Ulrich. People work for meaning and it is the leader’s job to drive that by adding value, creating emotional … Continue reading

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Community and Leadership

Finished the Mt. Washington Road Race on Saturday, June 19, a 7.6 mile ascent to the 6,288 foot summit of the highest peak in the northeastern United States; did a 1:52, not bad for a first timer and given the … Continue reading

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