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A Female Truth-Teller’s Backbone

In the Woody Allen movie “Another Woman,” Gena Rowlands portrays “an accomplished philosophy professor who, upon turning 50, feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life… Suddenly her quest for truth turns into a powerful and personal odyssey of … Continue reading

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When Noone Understands You – Unconscious Bias

Ever been in a situation where you think you’re being clear but it’s landing on “deaf ears?” And, in this age of speed, do you find you yourself are making snap judgments? Face it. We all do this. It’s survival … Continue reading

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Are your people afraid? How to minimize fear and maximize trust

by Judith E. Glaser Are your people afraid? I’m not asking if you are a bully or a bad boss, or about the fear about being punished for a well-thought-out plan or product launch that fails. I’m talking about something … Continue reading

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Four Fundamental Leadership Traits to Gain Competitive Advantage

By Lee Ellis In Patrick Lencioni’s latest book,  The Advantage, he points out that in today’s competitive world a healthy organization is likely to be the greatest competitive advantage you can have. He’s right, so what exactly does that look like? … Continue reading

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How to Create a Lucky and Successful Life

by Craig Forman Creating the Lucky Person’s Toolkit When you achieve a clear sense of who you are and why you are here, you have taken the biggest step towards creating more luck in your life. But if such clarity … Continue reading

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How Successful People Make Themselves ‘Luckier in Life’

…and How You Can Too. by Craig Forman The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why. Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, … Continue reading

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The Secret to Becoming a Better Trainer

By Michelle Baker Asking and answering questions is the gateway to learning. As learners, we ask questions to better comprehend a concept or to clarify details. As learning professionals, we answer questions to better enable the learner to take away … Continue reading

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How Leaders Can Create Positive Attitude

by Karlin Sloan Employed people ages 25 to 54 spend an average of 8.8 hours working each day, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Because of this large time commitment, the workplace is much more than an office … Continue reading

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Why Communication is The Most Important Role of a Leader

Mary Kay Ash put it really well when she coached her sales force on selling her products. She said (and we’re paraphrasing here),  when you’re telling someone about your company or products, ask, “Did I tell you about my products? … Continue reading

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Leadership Clarity and Its Role in Ethics and Winning

By Lee Ellis To insure clarity in his orders to his generals, it’s said that Napoleon called in a private or corporal and read the message to them. If they understand it, he knew his generals would get it. Leaders … Continue reading

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