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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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What Does Courage Mean to You? Jun 20, 2023

I recently posed this question to group of business leaders, asking for a specific example of a time they demonstrated courage in the face of fear...

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Where Is Your Locus of Control? Jun 06, 2023

There is a continuum of control - or agency- that ranges from internal to external.  Where you see yourself on this continuum can depend on...

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How Agile is Your Team? May 30, 2023

In a world that is increasingly interdependent, fluid and unpredictable, the quality of agility is a must for survival.  Agility in this...

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3 Steps to Build Organizational Leadership May 24, 2023

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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Give Yourself Permission May 16, 2023

As a high performance leadership coach, I find that I often need to give my clients permission. More accurately, I help them to give themselves...

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One Small Step... May 09, 2023

How often do you feel totally overwhelmed with all the goals and responsibilities on your plate? I don’t know about you, but I hate it when...

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Does Your Communication Truly Connect? May 02, 2023

Everyone communicates, but…

...we don't always connect with others when we do.  What I've learned from working with dozens of teams...

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