The most important skill for leaders is

The most important skill for leaders is…

We all want to be good leaders. But what does that look like? The definition/image of a great leader has evolved, if not completely changed, over time. The skills needed

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What every leader says you should do

What Every Leader Says You Should Do

I recently heard about a survey that was done with some high-profile leaders. They were asked to answer the question “What is the most important thing you do every day?”

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Stop asking permission to do this

Stop asking permission to do this…

When I was a senior in high school we had to select a quote for our yearbook to go under our picture. Though I ended up going with something more

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Making Gratitude Contagious

If you have been with me a while, you know gratitude is something I write about often. It is part of my habit of practicing gratitude, something that didn’t come

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When Done Isn’t Better Than Perfect

Hunter S. Thompson once said, “Anything worth doing, is worth doing right.” No offense to Mr. Thompson, but sometimes “done is better than perfect.” I firmly believe that oftentimes, people

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Three Tips and 10% Toward Conflict Resolution

I believe in continuous improvement and lifelong learning. Recently, I’ve been studying the concept of Positive Intelligence. There is a great book on this concept by Shirzad Chamine. In it,

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3 rules to reaching out

3 Rules to Reaching Out

So who else out there is tired of the LinkedIn sales messages? I have to admit, I am torn by the approach. The good ones include a personalized message rather

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Feeling misunderstood

Feeling misunderstood? Try this model inspired by a client

I LOVE coaching. I didn’t always. My control-freak self found it frustrating that I couldn’t create success for my clients, they had to engage, commit and do the work. So

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I asked and tomorrow I will get what I asked for

If you’ve hung around me long enough, you’ve probably heard me say that You Have To Ask. If you don’t ask, the answer is “no,” but if you do ask,

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