Ray V. Padrón, CPA, CFP®, CIMA®'s blog

Leadership in a Two-Dimensional World

Having been in the business world for over 40 years now and having experienced several (let’s not count!) economic and stock market upheavals, a quote often attributed to Mark Twain (aka Samuel Clemens) comes to mind:  “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes”.

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Stress and Organizational Resilience

In our personal and professional lives, we are continually learning about one another, subtly adjusting our behavior as we understand ourselves and understand others in order to get along,enjoy being together and become more effective. While every day is different, we generally know each other’s habits and reactions in most situations. In other words, normal behavior.

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Personal and Organizational Disruption - The S Curve and You

Whether growing or floundering, every organization reflects the individuals and leadership of which it is made.  At the same time, from top to bottom, from vision to execution, each individual evolves and becomes what they strive for as they reach their individual goals. What that means is that the organization is experiencing and reflecting what the individual employees and leadership are experiencing, and vice-versa. Take the S Curve as an example.    

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Talent, Basketball and Comic Strips

“What is your unique ability?”   It’s an executive coaching question that gets asked a lot.  Questions like these are valuable because few of us take the time to ask and answer that question ourselves and leverage the answer

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