Talking About Leadership

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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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COMFORT IS OVERRATED

COMFORT IS OVERRATED

I once received a great piece of advice from a friend. He said that It's not smart to get too comfortable. I did not get it, and I had to ask him what he meant. He told me that when anyone becomes too comfortable, they avoid risk. The problem with that is that risking...

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IS YOUR CAREER STALLED?  HERE IS HOW TO JUMP-START IT.

IS YOUR CAREER STALLED? HERE IS HOW TO JUMP-START IT.

“Everyone is getting promoted, and I am being left behind,” one of my clients told me a few days ago. Why do you think that is? I asked her. “I don’t know, but it’s starting to make me think that I need to look for a new job.”  Would you rather start over somewhere...

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WHEN FEEDBACK IS A GIFT

WHEN FEEDBACK IS A GIFT

I have a reputation. I used to be the “old Debbie” I still am sometimes. It’s difficult for adults to change; I have been working on it for 20 years. I will always remember the first day I received feedback and became aware of the old Debbie – it was in 1997. I was...

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WHAT COACHING IS (AND WHY IT MATTERS)

WHAT COACHING IS (AND WHY IT MATTERS)

I am a professional listener. I have not always been. I have often been the first to speak up, sometimes at others expense.  Now, I find myself coaching people who are struggling to be heard. With Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and other digital media we can say look...

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WHAT IS A SUCCESSVIEW?

WHAT IS A SUCCESSVIEW?

Before I started SuccessView, I knew that I wanted to work with people in business and positively impact their lives. To help them recognize how their emotions may create counterproductive behaviors, and to assist them to shift their perspectives. To me, that is the...

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