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Does risk-taking scare you?

I was recently having a discussion with a client about risk-taking, and I was reminded of an old Indian folklore story my mom told me many years ago.  It was about a farmer who was asked whether he planted wheat

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workplace courage

Manifesting ‘workplace courage’, an important but underrated skill

A recent situation prompted today’s blog post about workplace courage. “There is no hand sanitizer anywhere on the floor,” said an exasperated Sally on her first day on shift. “There hasn’t been any for three days,” responded one of her

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hybrid team

Be deliberate about creating a workplace culture for your virtual or hybrid team

Last week I promised that I would create a brand-new video tip series for 2021 on Leading hybrid and virtual teams.  Well today I’m excited to share the first strategy, and this one is all-encompassing when it comes to leading

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hybrid teams

Leading virtual and hybrid teams

I’m so excited to kick-off another brand-new video series for 2021.  For the last few years, I’ve focused on a different subject each year.  Last year the topic was “Productivity Tools for Leaders” – we did 22 videos.  And prior

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hybrid workplace

Four principles for creating an effective hybrid workplace culture

With a vaccine at long last on the horizon, it seems that the worst of the pandemic may be behind us. But even though we may be on the other side of the crisis, COVID-19 has, perhaps forever, changed the

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virtual team meetings

10 Ways to make virtual team meetings engaging and fun

Does the thought of having to get on to yet another virtual team meeting exhaust you?  If so, you’re not alone.  Many a person is contemplating the idea of (at least temporarily) boycotting all forms of electronic communication.  The irony

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