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101 Things to Be Grateful For Nov 23, 2021

In the spirit of the season, I made a list of things to be grateful for.  What's on your list?

  1. Waking up each day with another chance to make...
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Workplace Conflict is Inevitable...But it Doesn't Have to Be Painful Nov 16, 2021

When I say the word conflict, what is it that comes to mind?  When I ask this question in a workshop, the answers range from grunts and eye...

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Everyone Communicates, but... #connection #effectivecommunication Nov 09, 2021

…we don't always connect with others when we do.  What I've learned from working with dozens of teams over the years, is that good...

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Blind Spots: You Can't Change What You Can't See Nov 03, 2021

Think about this.  At the top of his game, Tiger Woods had nine different coaches, to help him see his swing.  To help him see what he...

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The Great Resignation - Why Effective Leadership is More Important Than Ever Oct 29, 2021

A recent survey by Microsoft indicates that more than 40% of the global workforce are actively looking for alternative employment.  Other...

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Where is Your Happy Place? Oct 20, 2021

Where do you go when you need to recharge your batteries, clear your mind or gain perspective?  What is your happy place?

For me, it is most...

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Two. Four. Six. Eight. Who do you appreciate? Sep 07, 2021

As you reflect on your world over the last eighteen months, who needs a little more appreciation from you?  Who stepped up to help you or...

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Playtime is over...time to get back to work #backtowork Sep 01, 2021

Playtime is over.  It's time to get back to work or back to school.  This is a message I need to give myself.  Maybe you too. ...

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How Likeable Are You? Jul 23, 2021

One of the age-old questions for leaders:  Is it more important to be liked or feared?

Research has shown that, all things being equal, people...

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5 Reasons to Invest in Leadership Development #connection #influence #leadershipdevelopment Jul 16, 2021

Why is it important for leaders to improve?  When you think about leadership, what comes to mind?  Often, we think about people at high...

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What I'm Reading and Listening To, Right Now... #booklover #readingnow #recommendedbooks Jul 07, 2021

I love to read.  You may have seen my posts, listing my favorite books each year.  (Here's the latest one from 2020).  Even though...

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What Sets You Off? #emotionalintelligence #healthyteams #managingconflict Jun 23, 2021

We all have hot buttons, those things that trigger our worst responses, often at the worst possible times with the worst possible people.  Do...

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