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Toxic Culture: The Need for Healthy Work Environments

If you were suddenly dropped onto a different planet – say Venus or Mars – how long would you live without a spacesuit? Maybe 4-5 minutes? Less if you can’t hold your breath very long or the atmosphere was too toxic? Let’s try another one – how long would you be able to live in […]

What is the Difference Between an Introvert and Extrovert?

Are you an Extrovert? Or Introvert? How would you know? When people think about the terms “Extrovert” and “Introvert” there are, invariably, many assumptions attached to them. But few of the connotations regarding either label are totally accurate when it comes to describing the type of person we call “Extroverted” or “Introverted.” When working through […]

How Do You Banish Regret? Don’t Wait

“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.”  – Steve Maraboli Don’t wait to apologize for that which you know in your heart you need to make amends. Don’t wait to tell your kids why you love your spouse. Don’t wait to tell someone that you love them […]

Leadership & the Power of Self-Awareness

This was originally posted by GiANT Worldwide and I wanted to share it here as well. If you’re interested in learning more about how your personality affects your leadership, I’m happy to schedule a meeting to discuss. Just click the contact button and let me know! Socrates once said, “The unexamined life is not worth […]

3 Hallmarks of Healthy Culture

One of the biggest question marks in running and growing any team involves dealing with the amorphous nature of culture within an organization. Unlike identifying, analyzing, changing, and implementing strategy or resource decisions, people decisions are the hardest to put a finger on. They require constant pulse-checking and investment into the things that make your […]

The Power of Questions: Asking for Growth

A great question is better than a right answer to the wrong question. Questions are powerful. The good ones evoke exploration of a new perspective, the cementing of conviction, or the reconsideration of a belief that’s never been challenged. Such introspection plays an important role in helping us reflect and grow as people and leaders. […]

Fully Charged: What’s Keeping You From 100%?

We’ve all had those days, haven’t we? Those tough days, emotional days, draining days – the days where, for whatever reason, we just don’t feel 100%. Over time such days can take their toll. Even the positive aspect of rebounding back from those days can cause a dizzying sense of emotional nausea when the hi’s […]

Recalibrating Your Attitude: 6 Steps for Lasting Change

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill Everyone has an attitude. Attitudes can be good, bad, or indifferent, but they can also change hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly. However, as we mature we are supposed to gain more control over our attitude(s) so that we can function well as […]

3 Thoughts Every Leader Leader Must Master

If you want to be a good manager for you team, you must first learn to be a good manager of yourself. No matter what you think you can do through force of will, you can’t bring your best if you don’t put yourself in a position to be the healthiest version of you. It’s […]

Countering Change: Make It Your Own

When change occurs, instability follows.  Unfortunately, that means it can take a while to settle into a new normal. Some change is hard, while other times change brings new excitement. So, how do you handle change? Do you bury your head in the sand and refuse to acknowledge the changes taking place? Do you embrace […]

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