Leadership and Management


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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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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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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How do you react to the term “feminine values”?

I just finished listening to a book called Conscious Capitalism. It was written in part by the CEO and founder of Whole Foods. One of the things that caught my attention

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How Would You Respond?

I did my Get Known, Get Connected, Get Ahead talk for a local SHRM chapter last month. We talked about the relationships that you want and need in your life. To some people’s surprise, I

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Guess what I am doing now!

“Networking is about knowing more people. Connecting is about knowing people more.”    I love the nuance of that difference. And that difference is what drives results. I can share

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Managing a Micromanager

Getting your questions makes my day. I have had questions about working for micro-managers in the past but today’s question is a bit of a twist on that. This was

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