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Here's Your Graduation Gift: Some Advice

May 23, 2020

What you do - and how you do it - is now on you, and only you.

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How Leaders, Including Kings, Really Earn Respect

April 29, 2020

Respect is an action: We show respect; we act respectfully; we speak with respect.

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5 Lessons Old Abe Taught Us About Leadership

April 16, 2020

Scholars also say Lincoln left behind a bevy of leadership lessons that are applicable even in today's modern business and organizational environment.

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Take It From Adam: Time Will Help Us Heal, Grow

April 8, 2020

We’ve been there before and can handle crisis again.

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Let's Look at Status of COVID-19 Crisis: Here's What is Good

March 31, 2020

We likely can agree that these advantages on our side right now.

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How Strategic Plan Facilitators Herd the Cats

November 1, 2019

They bring a proven process to the table and keep the clowder moving.

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How to Avoid Social Media Nightmares

October 1, 2019

If you wouldn’t want to do it in front of your seventh grade class naked, don’t send it.

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How Culture Impacts the Bottom Line

September 1, 2019

Beyond the obvious virtues, there are financial reasons why successful organizations make great culture a priority.

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Setting the Stage for Wise Words

August 1, 2019

Here are three ways you can speak with meaning, dare to engage conversation and create settings for purposeful community – not just attend another “sitting.”

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Don't Move: Three Ways to NOT Make Decisions

July 1, 2019

If you would like to dig in, get stuck and stay buried in the All or Nothing pattern, here is how to start a hard conversation.

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Dad's Pitches Help Us Hit Home Runs in Life

May 1, 2019

Dad was teaching (in unabashed baseball lingo) life lessons to his children and the neighborhood kids he invited to grab a glove.

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Curiosity Creates the Questions; Questions Create the Future

April 9, 2019

The WHAT IF questions are not easy. They require curiosity. They require risk.

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Leaders Light Fires Within, Not Under

March 1, 2019

That top-down management style worked well for generations in our military. But, it’s no longer effective in today’s business and organizational environment.

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Leaders Need More Than A Bat Signal

January 1, 2019

How many times have Batman’s intentions, motives and decisions been seriously misunderstood because he rarely explains his plan?

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We Share Responsibility for a Wonderful Life

December 1, 2018

Too often in these troubling days, we turn to the politicians to figure out a way to fix our problems.

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3 Tips on Surviving the Leadership Rodeo

November 1, 2018

Credibility is the most important part of the relationship with your team.

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Failure Always Should Be an Option

October 1, 2018

Without risk of failure, you cannot begin to understand or appreciate success.

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