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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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Having Courage in Career-Defining Moments

by Sandra Ford Walston Every obstacle you face at work represents a potential career-defining moment. Your character may be tested. You can choose to step up to the next rung on the ladder or, lacking sufficient courage, slip back down. … Continue reading

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The Most Powerful 4-Letter Word

by Larry Lipman How many of you have ever been rejected? How many of you have ever failed at something? How many of you have been told “NO”? Well, there is a way to bounce back quickly. I discovered one … Continue reading

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Watch Out for the Woman Bully Boss

By Sandra Ford Walston Forty percent of bullies are women, and when women are bullies, they choose women as targets 71% of the time. Sadly, when the bully finds his or her target, the target pays with his or her … Continue reading

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What’s the #1 Skill that Generates New Ideas?

by Judith E. Glaser We’re better when we’re connected! Even though technologies enable us to dissolve boundaries of space and time and connect us in exciting ways, we still face the same old challenge: to dissolve boundaries among colleagues, to … Continue reading

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9 Powerful Courageous Leadership Questions You Want to Ask

by Sandra Ford Walston “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” This time-worn saying is false. For example, “a stone is thrown” when someone says, “I don’t care how you do it, just get … Continue reading

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How Courage-Based Decisions Boost Leadership Skills

by Sandra Ford Walston One of the first life lessons of my career also made the biggest impression. I had taken a job as an entry-level business development officer for a small start-up bank in West Los Angeles. My job … Continue reading

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