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A Word on Power…

July 23, 2013 by

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The exercise of power is a reflection of the leader’s temperament, character, confidence and competence.  Failing to moderate the use of power can have negative consequences on the organization, particularly on the level of employee engagement.  As such, power and its use should be informed by two things…moderation and consideration. Moderation Power informed by moderation […]

Do What You Love

July 22, 2013 by

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  While the ideal would be to do what you love and be able to make a successful living from it, the reality is that it may not be possible for everyone.  Not every passion can translate successfully into a wealth building opportunity, but that does not mean that you should not pursue it.  There […]

Have We “Leaned In” Enough?

July 9, 2013 by

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There has been a great deal of ongoing dialogue regarding women and leadership generated by Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In.  Sandberg’s book has thrust feminism, gender in the workplace, and developing women leaders to the forefront of our collective consciousness.  Countless women and men are having “aha” moments as they read of Sheryl’s experience and […]

We All Have Labels… (and not the designer ones)

July 2, 2013 by

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We all have tags or labels, but the won’t define you personally or professionally based on how you manage them and yourself.  It’s important to recognize the labels that have been assigned to you by others so that you can effectively manage your brand.  You should feel empowered to overcome negative labels and capable of […]