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Lose Your People Password?

Lose Your People Password?

Most leaders will admit to having lost their patience or even their cool a time or two, but their password? Their password to people, no less? If only people were that easy. A simple user name and password and we’d unlock the system, and all would be smooth sailing....

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The Hero Leader’s Journey

The stage is set, the skies are dark, and a leader emerges, ready to do battle and become victorious, despite all the odds and with the help of unnatural forces. It is the hero’s journey. Not all leaders get referred to as heroes and likely few think of themselves as...

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3 Policies Leaders Engage in Times of Change

Times of change are no longer a phase, but our new way of living, and the environment in which we’re all working. It is the kind of environment, one might add, less than easy to navigate, particularly when you consider all the human emotions in response, or out of...

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Time to Check Your Alignment

Take your car in for a tune-up and an alignment is often part of that process.  Left unchecked, your car may pull slightly right or left. You can easily course correct, but if you didn’t you could soon be going in the very wrong direction. In the office, tune-ups look...

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The Leader’s Guide to Including Massive Amounts of Diversity

The Leader’s Guide to Including Massive Amounts of Diversity

So, your Human Resources department encourages you to be diverse in hiring practices. Your customer fusses at you when your advertising fails to reflect the diversity of your followers. Your team members complain about or resent messages that feel less than inclusive...

How to Be a Difference Neutral Leader

How to Be a Difference Neutral Leader

In our first Monday Moment of the New Year, we released the Top Ten Leadership Tips of 2019. Second on that list is Be Truly Inclusive and Diverse and yet, even in this day and age, while some might say the need is being forced upon them, many leaders are still not...

Leader Lesson: Having a Younger Boss Doesn’t Have to be Awkward

Leader Lesson: Having a Younger Boss Doesn’t Have to be Awkward

Meg made an assumption that her boss was older than her by at least five years, based primarily on the differences in their demeanors (the boss was generally more serious and alternated between saying “raise the roof” like a dad in a 1990s teen movie and “back in my...

How to Lead What Gen Z Needs

How to Lead What Gen Z Needs

The top leadership tip of 2019 is work with the generations. But, what does that mean? Most generational descriptions for leaders are far to overgeneralized, with my favorite saying this: “Gen X is disaffected, bitter, and likes flannel. Millennials won’t buy houses,...

2019 Top Ten Leadership Tips

2019 Top Ten Leadership Tips

As we lead our way into the last year of the decade, a quick look back will tell you exciting things are ahead. But, how do leaders navigate the rapid speed of massive and constant change? One step at a time, as always. Yet, in this New Year and those still to come,...

How Are You Leading?

How Are You Leading?

The New Year Celebration is often a time of reflection and renewed motivation. Are you where you want to be? Are you doing what you wished you were? Are you performing at work in way you can be proud? They’re loaded questions to be sure and answering them all in one...

A Time to Rethink a Few Things

A Time to Rethink a Few Things

This time of year, things change. Maybe it’s the people to whom you give presents or invite for Christmas dinner. Maybe it’s the pace of work or your business. For entrepreneurs, it might be the goals, the systems, or strategies with which we approach things. For...

Are You One of the 10 Leaders Leaping?

Are You One of the 10 Leaders Leaping?

In the Twelve Days of Christmas song, it’s actually ten lords a leaping, but if you play with the words, leaders are seen as lording over things and what’s worse is most seem unable to stay in their position for more than five minutes. So, are you one of those leaders...

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