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Your Inner Circle: You Are Who You Are With

March 31, 2014 by

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Jim Rohn and others have said that you are who you spend the most time with. Because of the significant role these people play in your life, it’s important to make sure you have some key people in your inner circle. Mentor Whether formal or informal, someone in your inner circle should be a person […]

STEM careers for Women and Girls

March 31, 2014 by

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Great info gram from Forbes that reminds us of the work we have in educating AND exciting women and girls about STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math

Climate Control….or Managing Impact versus Intent

December 27, 2013 by

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Leaders know the power of their ability to communicate.  With the knowledge of the power of communication, comes an appreciation for the need to manage it effectively.  While it is easy to focus primarily on the intent, saying what one means, it is equally important to manage communication for impact as well.  In managing the […]

Are You a Leader? via Nelson Goulart

November 4, 2013 by

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Leaders and coaches often look for great motivational videos to set the tone for leadership training or just as a means of recharging one’s batteries. This is one of our favorite videos… enjoy!

Learning to Take Third Party Feedback Regardless of the Source

August 31, 2013 by

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Everyone has an opinion about everything it seems.  It can be particularly frustrating when those opinions come in the form of candid, constructive feedback from a third-party.  The frustration is rooted in not knowing the intentions of the third-party in providing such feedback – is it based on observation or speculation, is it intended to […]

The End Result is Often Not as Important as the Journey

August 31, 2013 by

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For the most part, it’s been argued that the point is that you are there (where ever that is) regardless of how you got there. Well, sometimes, how you got there is just as, if not more important. Sometimes the value of the journey is worth sacrificing (albeit a controllable one) the outcome. In the […]

Do You Inspire?

August 7, 2013 by

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Great leaders have the ability to motivate, if not inspire people to action.  The ability to conceptualize a vision and then communicate it to others in a manner that elicits excitement, passion and desire to see the vision realized are hallmarks of a great leader.  In this excellent TEDTalk, Simon Simek illustrates what he believes […]

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 […]