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leadership Sep 14, 2021

Seems like there's never a "good time" to go on vacation, right? 

The end of the year is full of holidays, and the summer is full of tourists. 

The spring might be your "busy season" and the fall can have unpredictable...

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Gift + Skill = Genius

(The photo above was taken from a video clip... A screenshot of the end of a race. Please forgive the poor quality! My son is the one in blue.)

 

It was a windy Saturday at the league track meet. The bleachers were buzzing with parental pride...

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The Secret to a Better Life

The other day was a tough one. I was grumpy, overwhelmed, and generally negative.

  • When exercising, I was down about the fact that I couldn’t run farther or faster.
  • When I finished a project, I got instantly stressed out about the NEXT...
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Confessions of a Poor Performer

I was a poor performer. 

 

Yep, it’s true. 

 

I cringe at how difficult I must have been to manage when I was a “young professional.” (I use the word professional loosely.)

 

The gruesome...

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5 Tools for Building Your Team

It's Monday.

I'm relaxed and at ease– excited for the week ahead and ready to roll!

It's not always like this.

Most Mondays I feel overwhelmed and a little sick to my stomach about how I am going to accomplish all that needs to be done....

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Ask and You Shall Receive

communication leadership Nov 08, 2020
 

For years, my clients have asked me to teach courses to their leaders about how to give feedback. 

They want to know how to deliver the bad news, and how to talk about disappointing performance, and how to address the most personal of topics...

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Will You Lead the Change?

 

Change can be hard, but it can also be exhilarating

If you lead anyone toward anything, then you fundamentally ARE leading change, 

So, it behooves you to understand a little bit about the psychology of change so that you can make...

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3 Tips for Building a Feedback Rich Environment

 

Does hearing the words, “I’ve got some feedback for you” make you nervous? 

If so, you’re not alone. 

The mere mention of the word makes most people cringe, because we associate feedback with criticism, or we...

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Not "Most Likely to Succeed"

 

When I was in my first quarter at college, I made a lot of friends in my dorm. We were there for the summer quarter, and we became a tight-knit bunch. 

At the end of the quarter, we had this dorm party, with a make-shift awards ceremony,...

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Share Your Inspiring Story!

leadership teamwork trust Apr 13, 2020
 

It's time to LEAD, and it's time to inspire!

It's time to make the best of a crazy, unpredictable situation, and SHOW-UP fully!

When you ZOOM OUT and look back at your leadership from a much broader perspective, what will you see? 

  • Will...
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