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Ever wondered if there was an indispensable leadership quality? Probably not one, but a combination defined as one. Picture this. You have been selected to represent your department at an executive board meeting of your Fortune 500 company. Your mission is to present a proposal for a project your department feels is critical to the […]

On the path to success and happiness, you are going to meet a lot of people. Some of these are going to be wonderful, supportive, cooperative colleagues with whom your relationship is mutually beneficial. You will see their presence as a support to your success, and you’ll wish the same for them on their own […]

“Mindfulness” seems to be the new buzzword of the day, and for good reason. It could be key to your success. Communities are promoting classes in mindfulness, and they claim all kinds of benefits as a result of its practice. Time Magazine made it the topic of their cover in the summer of 2014, and […]

• Would you like to consistently grab the attention of your audience, prospect, or client before you open your mouth? • Have you ever wondered why some people make an instant connection with others, while many folks struggle to be heard? • Did you ever wonder why certain people enter a room and, without saying […]

Last week I spoke for a room of approximately 150 leaders. My focus was on the importance of being an authentic leader – someone aligned with your values and what you believe to be morally and ethically right and wrong. My belief is that such alignment breeds trust, fundamental to being the kind of leader […]

Have you ever known someone with an uncanny ability to influence, never quite figuring out what they possessed that gave them such power? Have you ever worked with someone who held no college degree, no formal title, and no aspiration for leadership, but who demonstrated greater influence with team members than many with the title […]

As national elections loom, debates among top contenders are imminent. Once campaigns heat up, its not uncommon to hear accusations of lying, cheating, and stealing, with members of each major political party pointing the finger at their opponents. It’s our responsibility as the voting public to seek out the facts, discover the truth, and vote […]