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resiliency at work

Resiliency at work starts with a culture of openness

Today is Tip #12 in our continuing series on building resiliency at work.  The strategy…

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facilitator

The leader as a facilitator – are you a lifeboat or a lighthouse?

As a manager, your job is to get things done.  But as a leader, your…

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compassionate workplace

Here’s how you can create a compassionate workplace

If you’ve heard me speak in recent years, you’ve heard me say that being compassionate…

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adversity

An ageless folktale about dealing with adversity

Every so often, a conversation with an elderly relative reminds me of a story from Indian folklore that I heard when I was a child.  And I was reminded once again of another story, this time on the topic of

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retirement

Helping your people fully prepare for retirement

My professional colleague, Scott Armstrong, is the creator of the Mind Switch program, a highly successful approach that has helped thousands of individuals transition from their careers, in strength, to create a next phase of their lives that is as

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building resiliency

Setting boundaries is key to building resiliency

My last video in our series on building resiliency got a few reactions, particularly on the subject of working late and sending email at odd hours.  Apparently, many of you leaders aren’t very good at being positive role models for

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“Entrepreneur keeps turning managers into leaders” in Business Examiner Magazine

So excited to share this!  The folks at Business Examiner Magazine did this short profile on me in their latest issue, and I am flattered at what they had to say.  The article is titled Entrepreneur Keeps Turning Managers Into

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big picture

Details and the big picture — effective leadership requires a focus on both!

Exceptional leadership requires a dual focus — the ability to visualize the big picture and look ahead, and the skill to examine the details of the present.  A great metaphor is the value of both microscopes and telescopes. Scientific study

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Build resilient employees by being a role model for healthy practices

Since the beginning of this year, I have been talking about what it takes to build resilient employees.  Today’s tip – as a leader, be a role model for healthy practices. Be a role model for healthy practices You are

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