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About karlinsloan

Karlin Sloan has committed herself to finding out what makes great leaders tick, and to supporting leaders to be the change they wish to see in the world. As a corporate citizen she is an advocate for triple-bottom-line reporting, for creating sustainable ways of working and living, and for creating positive organizational communities that work together for the greater good. She is the author of the acclaimed business book Smarter, Faster, Better; Strategies for Effective, Enduring, and Fulfilled Leadership which has been translated into Thai and Russian, UNFEAR: Facing Change in an Era of Uncertainty, and co-author of the 2012 book Lemonade: The Leaders Guide to Resilience at Work. For more information see or

The Poetry of Resilience: Inspiration at Hand!

Greetings Dear Readers, Sometimes if you’re dealing with change and challenge it’s great to have something on hand to inspire you. I have a favorite resilience poem to share – many of you may have heard it before from our … Continue reading

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Leadership Resilience Quote of the Day

“I have always believed that hope is that stubborn thing inside us that insists, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us so long as we have the courage to keep reaching, to keep working, to … Continue reading

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Resilience Quote of the Day: People who Soar

People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change. They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are … Continue reading

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Resilience Attributes: Empathy – Can You Stand in My Shoes?

Empathy is a primary key to conflict resolution. However, like other keys, it tends to go missing just when we need it. In fact, some filmmakers felt so strong about it’s importance, they’ve begun a movie project, called Stand in … Continue reading

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Resilience Attributes: Are You Really Collaborative?

Resilience requires us not just to be flexible and adaptable, but to have supportive relationships with others who can help us when the going gets tough. Supportive relationships aren’t all about helping each other through challenges; sometimes they are about … Continue reading

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Leadership Inspiration: A Quote for your Labor Day Pondering

“May I stress the need for courageous, intelligent, and dedicated leadership… Leaders of sound integrity. Leaders not in love with publicity, but in love with justice. Leaders not in love with money, but in love with humanity. Leaders who can … Continue reading

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