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Exceptional leaders know when to change course

Normally, persistence and tenacity are good characteristics in a leader.  But sometimes they can actually be a weakness.  There are situations when it is more important for leaders to observe and listen, and if the current path is not taking

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Are you a human bottleneck?

Could you be a human bottleneck?  If others have stopped their work because they are waiting for information or action from you, then the answer is “yes”.  When activities need to be funnelled through a single individual so that they

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symbiotic relationships

Seeking out symbiotic relationships can make you a better leader

Examples of symbiotic relationships are numerous in nature, and they often offer great parallels to leaders in the world of work.  Consider the relationship between sea turtles and Yellow Tang fish.  The symbiotic magic happens in what is colloquially referred

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Is mental health addressed in your post-pandemic re-launch strategy?

Robert Manolson is a professional colleague and an avid mental health champion who facilitates workshop presentations to business leaders on the importance of starting honest conversations about mental health at work.  It’s been a while since he last guested on

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now normal

In the post-pandemic workplace, the “new normal” has become the “now normal”

As the temporary pandemic restrictions start lifting in many areas of the country, it is clear that the world of work is nothing like what it was before.  What we thought was the “new normal” has become the “now normal”,

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To cultivate high-performing teams, you need two elements

Every leader’s goal is to create high-performing teams.  And in order to do that, we invest significant effort into cultivating and growing strong people who work well together to achieve our department and organization’s objectives.  It is this concept of

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