Using our new P–E–E–R method for telling peer advantage stories, read Carol Tometsko’s story and consider sharing yours using the same outline and maximum of 500 words.  This story is fewer than 400 words!  To review the guidelines for submitting stories, click here! Preface Carol Tometsko is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Litron […]

Tell us how peer advantage worked for you by submitting your story to leobottary.com, using the P–E–E–R method.  Give us the background we need in the Preface.  Tell us about your Expectations, either when you joined your group or when you brought an issue or new opportunity to your group and then share your actual

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Will peer advantage gain traction?  Can it be as common to the business lexicon someday as Emotional Intelligence is today?   The short answer is “yes.”  Why?  Because CEOs need peer advantage every bit as much as the cavemen needed the wheel.  In a recent conversation with Miguel Dias, Founder and CEO of CEO World,

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When I discovered this image of the hitchhiker, I saw it as a metaphor for my new venture to take peer advantage on the road.  It’s a twist on the African proverb, I guess: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, you’ll get there faster if someone gives

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Back on May 8th, I posted a review of Jim Kouzes’ and Barry Posner’s new book, Learning Leadership.   I not only highly recommend the book for anyone who is a student of leadership (which is most of us I imagine), but also because I appreciate the bright light the authors shined on the value of

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You may be asking yourself: What kind of question is that?  As I see it, you can make the case for it.  Peers can be peers for a whole host of reasons.  It may involve age, gender, profession, race, common interest, or in the case of kids and seniors, it’s the way in which they

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We all have a story, but few people can leverage its narrative as Rahfeal Gordon has done so brilliantly in the 2nd edition of his riveting book One23.  In it, Rahfeal reveals a chronicle of hardship that delivers a promise of hope.  After sharing his deeply personal story, he also gives back to us, as

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When was the last time you engaged in a dialogue about global greatness?   Surround yourself with the right people and these are the kind of conversations you’re inclined to have.  A big thanks to Ryan Foland, host of KUCI’s (88.9 FM) Get Notified, for inviting me, Rahfeal Gordon, and Miguel Dias to join him on

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Karen Floyd, SymmetryPR,  suggested I take a look at a thoughtful piece she wrote about peer advantage from a recent talk I gave at the ANJE Conference (pictured above).  Even more importantly from my perspective, she asked me to explore a new peer-to-peer community called Shaping the Odds.  At her request, I joined the community

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“If you want to go fast, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together.”  It’s among my favorite quotes, and the one we used to open our new book, The Power of Peers: How the Company You Keep Drives Leadership, Growth & Success.   Turns out, I actually experienced this phenomenon firsthand on

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