Leadership and Management

perfectionism

Lessons from a recovering perfectionist

Don’t do it! Don’t fall into the trap so many of us do at the start of the year. Set “resolutions”, go gung-ho, and then as soon as you falter,

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What belief and success have in common

Earlier this Spring I spent my three weekends in a row at fencing tournaments with my older son. Each Sunday, he went and competed with all his heart.   At

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Do you give AND take

You guys came through again!  I love it when you send me quotes that make me think. This one comes from Richard Dictor and the quote he gave me was,

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Trust is not rational

Trust is not rational

I recently gave my Connected Leadership talk to a women’s group at Capital One.   During my talk, I allow the audience to choose which of the seven mindsets of a Connector

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Bottleneck

Are you the bottleneck?

I was just talking to my son who said he liked knowing he could do things himself and not rely on anyone else. Totally get it Noah! That was me

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Flow

I just learned about FLOW and I want it!

I’ve been listening to Daniel Pink’s book Drive, which is all about motivation. It’s been nice to hear the history of some motivational strategies I have taught like Maslow Hierarchy and

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Are you trying too hard?

I’m coaching a leader right now who is probably the smartest person in every room she walks into. She is so dedicated, she feels that if she doesn’t offer some

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Martin Luther King Jr.

The Number One Quality of a Great Leader

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, I thought it would be fitting to talk about a piece I did for Newsweek. They asked me to comment on the question: What

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Frustrated

Forget quiet quitting try collaborative quitting

We’ve been hearing a lot of talk about quiet quitting, but what about collaborative quitting? Something I always say is…   “If you’re not happy at your job, don’t blame

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