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Chess Not Checkers by Mark Miller

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For the first time in his short career as a CEO, Blake felt like the team was finally on track. If he was honest with himself, he was embarrassed it had taken him several months to get this far. Thank goodness Debbie had introduced him to Jack. The “chess not checkers” moves Jack was suggesting were easy to understand and communicate. He knew what Jack was teaching him would take time to fully implement. But at least for now, he felt the team was on the right path.

It was time for Blake to meet with Jack again. The team had already begun to implement ideas around Bet on Leadership and Act as One—they were making progress! Blake was energized as he thought about his upcoming meeting.

Once again, the park was relatively empty—except ...

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