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Time to Pause, Reflect, Plan Dec 17, 2023

In the day-to-day crush of life and work, few of us take time to pause and reflect.  Mindful reflection helps you to think through your...

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The Case for Emotional Intelligence Nov 17, 2023

How does the mood of the leader matter? I often ask this question in a leadership development session. As leaders reflect, there is recognition...

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Back from Hiatus - with a Gift! Nov 03, 2023

Wow, it looks like I took the whole month of October off from writing!

I got a little over-committed, over-extended, and overwhelmed.  Does...

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10 Things Leaders Can Do in Times of Uncertainty Sep 22, 2023

When things are changing and evolving rapidly, it is especially important for leaders to be centered and flexible.  Whenever people are...

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What if... Sep 08, 2023

What if you dropped all expectations of everyone, including yourself?  What would happen if you did that?

I was recently asked to contemplate...

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There's Still Time... Aug 31, 2023

We are rounding the corner into the final four months of the year.  I’ve found that September is often busier than January, as people...

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How Are You At Being? Aug 16, 2023

We all seem to be good at doing, many of us are non-stop busy these days. I’ve heard it suggested that we are more human doings than human...

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How Do You Define Success? Aug 09, 2023

What does success mean to you? How do you think about it? Many of us determine our level of success in terms of financial gain, or career...

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Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zone Aug 02, 2023

We are more than half-way through the year, turning the corner and facing year end before we know it.  What have you done to challenge...

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Turning Challenges into Opportunities Jul 19, 2023

Research from the Center for Creative Leadership tells us that only 10% of learning comes from coursework and training, while 20% comes from...

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What Does Independence Mean to You? Jul 04, 2023

As the U.S. celebrates Independence Day, on the 4th of July, I’m reflecting on what independence means to each of us.

My parents raised me to...

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What Are You Thinking? Jun 27, 2023

Your thoughts have so much power. 

Mahatma Gandhi famously said:  A man is the product of his thoughts; what he thinks, he becomes. What...

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