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The Pros and Cons of Believing the Best

A couple weeks ago I blogged on the pros and cons of assuming the worst. (Yes indeed there are a few upsides to always waiting for the other shoe...
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Good Leaders Make it All About Themselves

Ha, well I thought that title might catch your attention! No, it isn’t a typo. Good leaders do make it about themselves from time to time, and they should....
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When Grace Isn’t Grace Anymore

Some leaders have a very small tolerance for below average performance, mistakes, and employees who take a while to get in their groove. Other leaders enjoy helping the stragglers...
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9 Actions for Increasing Your Discernment

Discernment: a beautiful gift that can bring value to so many in our wake! But what exactly is discernment? We’ve all heard leadership experts talk a lot about knowledge...
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What’s Your 2016 Rally Cry?

Rally cry! Those who know me or have worked with me know that I love a good rally cry to set the tone and motivate my team and me to...
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Don’t Lose Sight of the Big Picture

It is so easy to slip into a producer mode of head down, isolated activity during the holiday season. We panic (or is it just me?) over all the...
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3 Questions for Finishing Strong

It seems like we just kicked off the year, and yet, here we are again, with only a few weeks remaining in 2015. Are you focused on simply surviving...
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To the Leader Focused on the Five Percent

Oh, those uplifting leaders who never pass up an opportunity to recognize and celebrate every milestone and achievement! For them, encouraging teammates seems to come as naturally as breathing....
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3 Actions for Equipping Leaders

Equipping doesn’t happen by accident; it’s intentional. And equipping yourself and your team must be a top priority if you want to develop and grow. As a business leader,...
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Give Your New Employee a Great Start

You’re probably familiar with the old saying, “You’re only as strong as your weakest link.” We typically think of this quote in a negative way in regards to how...
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