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My Favorite Books of 2020 #2020 #booksiloved #reading Dec 23, 2020

Every year, I set a goal to read a book a week.  I usually fall a bit short.  This year, I finally made it, with a total of 54 books...

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Looking Back on 2020 #2020 #lessonslearned Dec 17, 2020

Ironic, isn’t it, that 2020 means perfect vision and we often think of hindsight as being 2020.

Today, I’m taking a page from one of my...

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What Are You Thankful For? Nov 23, 2020

In a year like no other, with all the challenges - medical, political, social and financial - it would be easy to focus on what we are...

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I Learned This From My Coach Nov 18, 2020

I learned something important from my coach recently that I want to share.  In the context of the chaos and uncertainty that has been 2020, he...

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Two Key Leadership Issues - is this you? #deliberateleadership #effectiveleadership #leadership Nov 11, 2020

In my blog/newsletter a few weeks ago, I asked “how are you doing?” and invited people to reply and even to schedule time to chat about...

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Stepping Up: 3 Things a Leader can do Today Nov 03, 2020

Let's face it.  These are unprecedented times.  And, if you are a team leader, there is no exact road map to follow. 

People are...

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Give Yourself Permission Oct 16, 2020

As an executive coach, I find that one of the activities that is quite common is giving my clients permission. More accurately, I help them to give...

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How Are You Doing? Oct 06, 2020

How are you doing?

I'm just checking in to see how you are balancing all the "stuff" that we are currently surrounded with: a global pandemic and...

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Today's the Day! Oct 01, 2020

I wanted to share the exciting news that today, we are launching this powerful book:  Bright Spots:  Motivation and Inspiration to Light...

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Your First Steps as a New Leader #firststeps #leadership #newleader Sep 23, 2020

I was recently asked what I would do first if I was taking on a new role in a new company.  The person wanted to get off on the right foot and...

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Building Organizational Leadership in Three Steps deliberateleadership leadershipdevelopment organizationalleadership Sep 17, 2020

Among the lessons I’ve learned from more than 40 years of varied leadership experiences is this one: There is no style of leadership that...

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3 Ways to Increase Your Personal Influence #influence #personalinfluence #personalpower Sep 09, 2020

There’s an important distinction between positional leadership and personal leadership and personal influence is more powerful because it is...

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