Posts by William Seidman
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William Seidman is the CEO of Cerebyte, Inc., a company focusing on creating high performing organizational cultures. He has worked as a manager or consultant with many large and small organizations including Hewlett-Packard, Jack in the Box, Intel, Tektronix, CVS Pharmacies, and Sears. As a recognized thought leader and expert on leadership in high-performing organizations, he contributes an in-depth understanding of the processes required to discover and use expert wisdom to create extraordinary organizational performance. Dr. Seidman earned his doctorate at Stanford University. He is co-founder and chief executive officer of Cerebyte, Inc., co-author of Strategy to Action in Ten Days and co-author (with Rick Grbavac) of The Star Factor, published by AMACOM in the Fall of 2013. The Star Factor presents Affirmative Leadership, a methodology for discovering what your top performers do differently - and inspiring a new level of greatness in all. Dr. Seidman lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon with his wife. He enjoys traveling, golf and spending time with his three kids.
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Leadership is More than Just Leadership “Skills”

By | Posted Oct 23, 2014

Have you been trying to take the next step towards being a great leader? You may be going about it the wrong way. While developing your leadership skills is essential to forming a foundation, being a truly great leader requires much more. Dr. William Seidman discusses the qualities and traits necessary for inspiring a team. See how you can improve your leadership qualities by examining how you handle the five core capabilities detailed by Dr. Seidman.

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Getting More Revenue From Your Training and Consulting Expertise

By | Posted Apr 30, 2014

In 1992, Peter Drucker popularized the term “knowledge economy” in his book, “The Age of Discontinuity: Guidelines to Our Changing […]

capitalizing on intellectual property

How to Capitalize Intellectual Assets: Increasing the Value of Your Business

By | Posted Apr 8, 2014

One of the least utilized assets in small- and mid-sized organizations is the expertise of the owners and long-time employees. […]

develop your top performers

Uncover the Goldmine in Your Organization: Top Performers

By | Posted Mar 25, 2014

When organizations need to change but believe they don’t have the expertise to do so successfully, they have three choices: […]

transforming an organization

4 Steps to Transforming An Organization

By | Posted Jan 28, 2014

In every organization, there are a select few who outperform all others. Top performers, stars, rainmakers: Whatever you call them, […]

transformational leadership

Transactional vs.Transformational Leadership

By | Posted Jan 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

There is a fundamental conflict in organizations: Focus on short-term, transactional numbers, or think and act for long-term transformation? Transactional […]

turn average performers into stars

How to Convert Mediocre Performers Into Stars

By | Posted Jan 2, 2014

Most people believe that there is an 80-20 rule for performance within an organization. The 80-20 rule states that 20 […]

inspire star employee performance

4 Steps to Inspiring Star Performance

By | Posted Jan 2, 2014

In every organization, there are a select few who outperform all others. Top performers, stars, rainmakers: Whatever you call them, […]

global transformations in management

5 Tips for Making Global Transformations

By | Posted Dec 23, 2013

Large, complex global organizations have particular challenges when faced with organizational change. Many companies want to centrally motivate company-wide change […]

leaders as learners

How Leaders Can Become Great Learners

By | Posted Dec 9, 2013

In today’s complex, high-speed world, people must be great learners in order to be great leaders. A great leader sees […]