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Wayne Hastings understands leadership, motivation, setting vision and building successful teams. He been successful in a number of professional disciplines where his skills and style have produced results. The following Blog articles are a sample of Wayne’s leadership insights:

 
Jan
04

Building a Great Team Starts with YOU

I know you've heard it more than hundreds of times, "there's no 'I' in team". However, I'd like to suggest that there is a lot of "I" in every team […]

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Posted on: January 4, 2010 in Leadership
Nov
23

Farewell Thomas Nelson

Last Friday was my last day at Thomas Nelson. I can still remember Sam Moore, during a conversation in his office, saying, "Hire him!" That was six years ago and […]

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Posted on: November 23, 2009 in Bibles, Current Affairs, Leadership, New Products, Religion
Oct
20

Delegating Customer Service

Flying this week reminded my how frequently companies delegate customer service activities back to the customer. It's like delegating backwards. Just in the airline industry alone, customers now handle their […]

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Posted on: October 20, 2009 in Customer's Heart, Leadership, Publishing
Oct
01

Handlebars, Program Code and Motivated Employees

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of visiting Logos Bible Software. We are fortunate to have them as partners with us as they are the backbone of the […]

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Posted on: October 1, 2009 in Bibles, Customer's Heart, Leadership, Publishing, Web/Tech
Sep
25

The Power of Gathering Input

Yesterday, I had lunch with a friend of mine who is a consultant for a local technology firm. We’ve known each other for years and I always appreciate his insights […]

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Posted on: September 25, 2009 in Leadership
Sep
10

Closing the GAP

There are several ways to keep effective employees motivated and growing. Marcus Buckingham has spent a number of years pointing us to maximizing one’s strengths and I heartily endorse (and […]

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Posted on: September 10, 2009 in General, Leadership
Aug
13

Gaining a Better Perspective

Andy Andrews book, The Noticer, has had a tremendous affect me (full disclosure I work for the publisher, Thomas Nelson and I consider Andy a friend, but trust me, neither […]

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Posted on: August 13, 2009 in Leadership
Jul
16

Making Quality Decisions – Video or a Snapshot?

We just finished our monthly Business Review Meeting. It’s a great time for the Nelson leadership team to gather, review the month and talk about what happened, why and what’s […]

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Posted on: July 16, 2009 in Leadership
Jun
17

The X and Y of Buy – How Men and Women Make Buying Decisions

I spend a lot of time studying and applying temperaments to my leadership and team building. I find it extremely important to know people, understand how best I can communicate […]

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Posted on: June 17, 2009 in Leadership
Jun
15

Aligning Team Values and Your Vision

 A couple of weeks ago I posted an article about how team values shape your division/company/organization's culture. I offered a free assessment that I've used to determine your team's values […]

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Posted on: June 15, 2009 in Leadership
 

Trust is the winsome wedding of faith and hope.

Brennan Manning

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