Monthly Archives: November 2011

6 No-Nos of Influencing Without Authority

Most of us frequently find ourselves in situations where our success depends on the efforts of people who don’t work for us, …

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Sayin’ High Performing Organization Doesn’t Cut It

High performance. All organizations want it.  But many can’t see their way clear on how to get it. Just stating you’re a …

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What are your words saying about you?

“Sticks & stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  I say poppycock – or for my more candid readers, …

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“I hate change!” | Be The Change – Part 2

I was very inspired by a story that I saw recently on CBS Sunday Morning. So inspired that I had to do a Part 2 …

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Social Media: Just Say No

At the risk of being pilloried here, I’m going to say it … social media isn’t always the cure. Sometimes it’s not …

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Cherish the Ones You Love

December 1st rolls around again next week. It happens every year like clockwork. Most years I try to treat it like any other …

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5 Gobbles for Twitter this Thanksgiving

My name is Julie and I am a Twitter-holic. Just ask those who know me. Sure, the degrees of addiction ebb and …

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If You Choose To Be “Out Front” Better Bring Your Best

My friend Martha and I go way back – in Jr. High School we were attached at the hip and now are …

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Categorizing Business Risk

I heard a great story on NPR a few weeks ago, discussing the environment and whether the actions of ordinary citizens really …

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What Really Matters

Martha Duesterhoft’s recent post challenged us to wake up with a sense of urgency to make the most out of each day as …

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