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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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NYC Shooting: What Do We Do Back at Work After Violence?

Greetings Dear Readers, The shooting at the Empire State Building today by a laid-off worker reminds me of work I’ve done in organizations after episodes of violence and loss. I’ve worked with executive teams who’ve lost members and companies who … Continue reading

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Difficult People.

Difficult people are everywhere. You may even be one of them sometimes! John is a new employee in the office. This is his first job, out of school. He’s young and nervous. He won’t stay focused on anything. He cannot … Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg and Accepting the Help You’re Offered

Do you ask for help when you need it? Or accept help when it’s offered? I’ve recently been consulting in a corporate system (that shall remain nameless) in which it is deeply frowned upon to ask for help. It’s as … Continue reading

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Are you an Optimist?

“An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.” Winston Churchill   Imagine you are 18, a bomb goes off on the humvee you are driving in Iraq. A million thoughts are going … Continue reading

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Resilience and Self-Management

My friend likes to tell the story of when he working for a boss, who was a fantastic lawyer, who literally worked herself senseless. She put in 17-hour days consistently. She started out very productive, quickly became the rock star … Continue reading

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Resilience & Positivity

Our book LEMONADE: The Leaders Guide to Resilience at Work is launched! I’m so excited to say, it is now available on Amazon.com. I was so excited I called a colleague of mine who shall remain nameless to tell her … Continue reading

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