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the gap between what people say and what they do continues to widen.

So much of this resonates.

Best practices - Fortune 500 companies which basically created the market in which they've dominated for the last 30 years should be setting best practices - not seeking them out.

"Top talent" is sought out, only to be ignored once assimilated into the org. Surely the ideas of our own employees aren't as good as those we can buy for six figures from a consulting group.

I consider myself a big picture kinda guy, but whether we're looking at or listening to the big picture, it's important to remember that our own organizations are part of that big picture too.

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