Leading change that renews May 18, 2021

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Change that brings renewal requires wisdom

Anyone can make a change but change that renews requires wisdom. Why? Because healthy leaders guide ourselves and others from the old reality to the new. This is what William Bridges calls leading transition in his book Managing Transition....

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Transform your inner critic into a coach Apr 27, 2021

Sometimes our inner critic tells us we're a fake, fraud, or failure. This video offers three questions to help transform your inner critic into a coach.

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3 Questions That Must Be Answered To Lead Change Apr 01, 2021

Change is the one constant in life. Even as you read this, your body, your company, and the world around you are changing - some for the better and some for worse. To lead healthy lives and healthy organizations, we have to be capable of leading change. It’s a requirement.

For change to...

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Accomplishing the most good requires your sacrifice Mar 23, 2021

I love March Madness. The drama, the athletic feats, the emotion, the stories of how the teams got there--altogether it makes for wonderful entertainment! Common sacrifice is one of my favorite aspects, with teammates coming together and serving one another after training hard all year. The...

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Which quadrant is your organization in? Mar 17, 2021

Customer and employee satisfaction should go together like peanut butter and jelly. Having happy customers and healthy employees skyrockets your chances of success as an organization. A quadrant system, like the one above, provides a helpful illustration of the value of two variables and gives us...

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Confident Humility Mar 09, 2021

Confident humility is a characteristic described by Adam Grant in his new book, "Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know". Grant writes, "The most effective leaders score high in both confidence and humility. Although they have faith in their strengths, they're also keenly...

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Top 5 Relational Challenges In Your Workplace Mar 02, 2021

Unless you work by yourself, you have relational workplace challenges because every organization does. Where two or more are gathered, challenges exist! To minimize the damage of these challenges we have to first be aware of what they are.

1. Avoiding difficult conversations

People avoid...

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Building Great Culture Through Food & Wine Feb 22, 2021

I have always been a big fan of Gregg Popovich, head coach of the San Antonio Spurs. He's had long-term success, is hilarious (if you like dry sarcasm), has disciples all throughout the NBA, and from all accounts, he leads in a way that helps human beings be more human. Doesn't that sound like...

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Greatness Never Comes Alone Feb 08, 2021

When Tom Brady was asked by host Jim Gray whether he thought it would be important to win a championship without Belichick, Brady responded with, “I never once in my life thought about that.”

Brady added to that, "I don’t think that’s an argument that I ever wanted to...

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Don't Treat Others How You Want To Be Treated Feb 01, 2021

Don't treat others how you want to be treated. Wait, that's confusing. Doesn't that go against what you learned in kindergarten? Let me explain.

The golden rule, as it is often referred to, is an excellent ethic when we think about things like respect, dignity, and kindness. If you are choosing...

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Habits Happen Jan 25, 2021

Knowledge is good, but habits happen! In fact, a recent study out of Duke University tells us that 40% of what we do in a day is done out of habit. Said another way, you don't decide on 40% of what you do in a day. This is why we might know how to eat healthily but find ourselves eating the same...

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Engage Your Team About Challenging Events Jan 11, 2021

The events of 2020 within our culture have been so challenging! A pandemic leading to economic crisis followed by racial injustice protests segueing to a very contested election topped off with a riot at the U.S. Capitol Building. As humans we need to be able to talk about these things but...

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