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Growing a Team of Leaders

May 18, 2018
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Enterprise leaders think about their work in a very unique way.  It isn’t that they are simply thinking about which tasks need to be completed, or who they forget to call. All of us do that to some extent. But there is a specific mindset that informs […]

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Humble Pie for Leaders. Delicious!

April 17, 2018
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Stop Being So Cocky. Leaders Need Humility!
We are all familiar with image of the decisive, bossy and “cocky” leader. It’s an iconic idea that’s so ingrained, that admitting to being wrong or uncertain is a bit taboo. Even sports teams seem to rely […]

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Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

December 18, 2017
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We have all heard of the idea of the self-fulfilling prophecy. Mostly, the way we use that idiom is as a sort of shorthand for a superstition that if we think something bad will happen it mysteriously will turn out that way.  But there is […]

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Favorite Things, Great Reads and Listens Edition

December 3, 2017
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Just in time for the holidays and your downtime, I thought I would offer you a Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa gift that you can enjoy during your downtime over the holiday break.  I have been busy finding new items with which to fill my ears and brain when I […]

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Fanatical Fans

October 17, 2017
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A few days ago, I took to the neighborhood-based Nextdoor app to ask for recommendations for a handyman. In response I received so many fervent recommendations that I ultimately had to shut down the discussion so as not to disappoint lots of neighbors by failing to contact […]

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You Think You Can Read Minds!

March 29, 2017
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You think you can read minds, and you’re are pretty certain your judgements are accurate. Spoiler alert: They’re not! But doing this can cause real mischief in relationships and work. Here’s help!

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Why Rudeness Goes Viral

October 17, 2016
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How good at you are responding to rudeness with courtesy and respect? Do you find yourself experiencing disrespect at work? Everyone has both heard of and probably experienced a “toxic culture” at work. Countless hours of consulting have been spent on addressing these complicated ecosystems that undermine motivation […]

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The Bottoms of Plates

October 9, 2016
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I remember visiting some friends when I was in college. They were three women sharing an apartment, and two of them were gossiping about a third roommate’s meager housekeeping. As they complained, one said to the other “…and she never even turns over a plate to wash […]

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