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Want more willpower? Start small and practice.

There’s no shortage of well-intended advice out there about how and what we should change. We may want to become an inspirational leader, lose weight, be a better […]

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Does Your Company Innovate Like Dunder Mifflin or Google?

Corporate initiatives to fuel innovation are well intentioned, but can resemble an episode of The Office.

I’m privy to all kinds of cultural change programs in my work as a coach, and behind nearly every one is the aspiration to infuse innovation into the […]

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How Virtual Managers Can Lead Effectively

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Go into most companies these days and you’ll witness hand wringing around the complexities of managing a virtual workforce. Studies show that 80 percent of managers deal with […]

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Warrior For The Human Spirit

So Far From Home

I had a blog post all written for this final week before the holidays. But after Friday, I just couldn’t post it. Alongside so many of you, I’m […]

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The Ridiculous Choice This 8-Year-Old Has To Make

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Last week, watching my 8-year old son happily playing an innocent game of Little League baseball, I learned that his days of leisurely play are numbered. My son […]

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The Real Reason You’re Jealous of Your Friend’s Success

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Morrissey said it bluntly in his cheeky song, We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful. If Facebook behavior has proven anything, it’s that Morrissey had it dead on. We may […]

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How To Know If You’re Reaching Your Potential

Earlier this month, it seemed everyone was opining on Yahoo’s new 37-year old, pregnant CEO, Marissa Mayer. The media and blogosphere had much to say on what her selection meant for women, Yahoo, […]

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How Social Media Icon Chris Brogan Would Run Your Virtual Team

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Ah, the life of a virtual manager. You may not have asked for it, but chances are you have it. Research finds that 80% of managers lead virtually at least […]

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Why I’m Following Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz

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For most leaders, the middle of the road is an alluringly comfortable place. It’s safe, well-trodden, and known. Unfortunately, what it isn’t is inspiring. Consider any inspirational leader […]

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Can You Spot These Mad Men Behaviors In Your Office?

I’m all in for Mad Men. The show had me at the pilot episode. There’s something about creator Matthew Weiner’s subtle characterizations juxtaposed against the stark realities of […]

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