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Shift Your Thinking to Optimism in the Face of Fear

By Judith E. Glaser Are Your I-Centric Habit Patterns Getting the Best of You? We live in a world of moving targets. Once we get into routines we feel comfortable, and from comfort comes confidence. Yet in a world of … Continue reading

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Age Bias in Silicon Valley and Beyond

“I don’t think I would have been able to get this CEO job if I hadn’t shaved my head.” Randy Adams, founder of ten venture-backed companies who happens to be 60. Okay. Shaving your head and wearing Converse sneakers to … Continue reading

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How Effective Leaders Can Engage Talent with Boldness

by Holly Green Are you brave, valiant, valorous, audacious, and swashbuckling? Or are you timorous, trepid, faint-hearted, and pusillanimous? Find out how to be bold as you “go for the gold.” 2012 is the year to be bold!  The economy … Continue reading

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What does playing to win look like in the business world?

by Holly Green Once again, the sports world offered a powerful lesson for business leaders when the New Orleans Saints played the Detroit Lions January 14th. Specifically, I’m referring to Saints coach Sean Payton and how he approaches the game … Continue reading

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Three Phases That Guarantee Innovation And Who Holds the Keys

by Holly Green When I ask business leaders to identify which part of the innovation process their organizations struggle with the most, I typically get one of three answers: We have a lot of ideas but most of them get … Continue reading

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How to Increase Creativity & Start Innovating

“What do Velcro, barbed wire, and chain saws have in common? They were all patterned after structures found in nature.” Writes Holly G. Green, for Innovation Excellence. Green explains how these innovations came about through our brain’s ability to form patterns. … Continue reading

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Inspirational Business Training Video to Manage Change

Did you know that our brains are hardwired to focus on pain or the fear of pain when we are afraid? That takes energy away from solving problems or spotting opportunities to survive in business. Solutions include focusing on the positive, avoiding … Continue reading

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