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Stop Chasing the Wind

2019-09-03T17:41:00-04:00Leadership Development, Personal Development|

I went to the Cincinnati Zoo this week with my daughter and six grandkids. They decided they wanted to ride the Carousel (we always called it the Merry-Go-Round). So they all climbed ....Read more

5:06 pm 5:06 pm

Becoming More Self-Aware

2019-09-03T08:47:11-04:00Leadership Development, Personal Development, Team Development|

Self-awareness is the first component of Emotional Intelligence and is truly the foundation to great leadership. The irony is, when asked, most leaders report they are “highly self-aware,” yet, are completely surprised ....Read more

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Are You Emotionally Intelligent?

2019-09-03T08:47:21-04:00Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Development, Personal Development, Team Development|

From my experience of working with leaders and teams, when I mention “emotional intelligence” you easily see the confused looks on their faces. Some people think it is similar to your IQ ....Read more

3:06 am 3:06 am

Is Your Leadership Battery Fully Charged or Running on Empty?

2019-05-02T13:46:31-04:00Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Development, Personal Development|

Have you ever been going through your busy day when you looked down at your cell phone only to see that dreaded red bar that lets you know the battery in your phone ....Read more

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Learn a Different Approach to Achieve Your Wildly Important Goals — Once And For All!

2019-04-26T14:38:12-04:00Career Development, Leadership Development, Personal Development|

  “What’s wrong with me? Why does my ‘to do’ list keep getting longer and longer and I get farther and farther behind?”  “There are so many things I should do … ....Read more

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What do Competitive Organizations Need — And Do You Have It?

2019-05-02T13:48:09-04:00Leadership Development, Team Development|

To survive in this environment where change is the new norm, competitive organizations need leaders who inspire and support creative thinkers and flexible problem solvers! There are problems to solve, programs to develop, and ....Read more

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What is the #1 Thing Your Team Wants to Know?

2019-04-26T14:38:10-04:00Leadership Development, Personal Development, Team Development|

Leaders always seem to be searching for the magic solution that will transform an otherwise good team into a great team. Perhaps the answer is better collaboration, improved engagement, or more autonomy. ....Read more

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Saying ‘Thank You’ More Often Can Be a Game Changer for Your Team!

2019-04-26T14:37:59-04:00Leadership Development, Personal Development|

Did you know January is National "Thank You" Month? How can something so easy to say ... be so hard to do? At our deepest level, every human being has a craving to be ....Read more