Tag Archives: successful businesses

Dear Change Initiative Sponsor, An Open Letter on Courageous Leadership

Dear Change Initiative Sponsor / Senior Executive, I’ve drafted this letter in my head to you many times. Today, I’m finally taking …

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Can You Please Stop Rescuing Me?

We often hear about the, “helicopter parents.” You know, the style of parenting in which an overprotective mom or dad discourages a child’s independence by …

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Four Tips to Effectively Lead While Executing New Project Responsibilities

Can you really do it all – and do it effectively? It seems to be a more-ever present question that’s playing out …

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What’s Scarier on Halloween: Demons or a Tough Conversation?

This Halloween, what would you prefer to do? Wake up, spend time dressing in a costume instead of your work duds and …

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3 Easy Steps For Offering Positive Recognition

Are you one of these leaders who is confident, self-motivated and doesn’t NEED a lot of “pats on the back” or “atta boy” …

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4 Big Benefits To Being Hospitable

Do you ever think about hospitality in the context of your work environment? Unless you’re in the hotel/travel/restaurant business, probably not. I …

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What Do You Need to Uncover to Set Your Talent Free?

As the authors of the Harvard Business Review article, “Fear of Being Different Stifles Talent,” point out, diversity is an almost universal value …

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What 3 Things Can You Learn From A Sunken Ship?

I was fortunate enough to enjoy some vacation time in Europe this summer and am constantly amazed with the history and relics …

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Play Loud or Sit Down: Leadership Courage

Recently, I asked several experienced leaders what key leadership skills they needed to learn as they advanced their careers and how they …

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