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21st Century Learning for Leaders

21st Century Learning for Leaders

When you were in school, were you taught the crucial skills needed for success in today’s digital world? If you are a leader, you have probably heard of or, more accurately, experienced VUCA. VUCA was coined in 1987 to represent a volatile, uncertain, complex, and...

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Are you training to improve your leadership performance?

Are you training to improve your leadership performance?

Most of my clients struggle with consistent execution. Whether it’s delegating, asking for what they need, or having a tough conversation, they struggle to form the skills necessary for success. The people I coach want to be the best they can be, so why are they...

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TOO MUCH – HOW 2020 BECAME MY YEAR OF REFLECTION

TOO MUCH – HOW 2020 BECAME MY YEAR OF REFLECTION

If I had to sum up 2020 in two words, I would say: too much. Too much uncertainty, time at home, political noise, COVID-19 speculation, screen time, video, anxiety, isolation, struggle - you name it - there was just too much. There was also too much converging in my...

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8 PODCASTS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE

8 PODCASTS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE

Most of us are confined and spending lots and lots of time online right now. It can be crazy-making, not to mention play havoc on your hands, your eyes, and your mental state, depending on your home office set up and what you are reading.   When I want to get...

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KEEP IT UP; YOU ONLY HAVE 330 DAYS TO GO!  

KEEP IT UP; YOU ONLY HAVE 330 DAYS TO GO!  

In my last post, I talked about developing new habits to reach your goals, for example, planning more, or blocking out time on your schedule and then rewarding yourself when you follow through. Hopefully, you have already started creating new habits to support your...

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TO ACHIEVE GOALS, DO THIS.

TO ACHIEVE GOALS, DO THIS.

If you set goals now, will you reach them by the end of 2020? The chances are good that you won't. That's right; you probably will not reach your goals next year. I am not talking about the annual New Year's resolutions. I mean real, concrete, and often...

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10 WAYS TO GROW MORE GRATEFUL

10 WAYS TO GROW MORE GRATEFUL

November is a time for giving, gratitude, and gatherings, especially when we start thinking about the Thanksgiving holiday. I found this article by a leading expert in gratitude to be inspiring. Read Robert Emmons' everyday tips for living a life of gratitude on...

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A COURAGEOUS LEADER?

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A COURAGEOUS LEADER?

This year Brené Brown released a book called Dare to Lead, a business version of her two landmark books Daring Greatly and Rising Strong.  Her research has uncovered how having the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, and Dare to Lead emphasizes...

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