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Favorite Non-Fiction Books of 2021 Jan 13, 2022

I consumed about 45 books last year – some I read, some I listened to -- down from the previous year and my intention this year is to get...

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Best Decisions I Made in 2021 #2021 #decisions Jan 05, 2022

How important is decision-making in your organization?  How much emphasis is placed on the willingness and ability of your leaders to make...

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Reflections on 2021 Dec 29, 2021

I don't know about you, but as I think about the year we just lived through, I noticed something disturbing.  The trends of discouragement,...

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It's a Great Time to Reflect... #yearendplanning #yearendreview Dec 22, 2021

One of my favorite practices during the last two weeks of the year and into the first few weeks of the new year is to reflect and plan.

I like...

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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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