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The Beginner’s Mind

As leaders, it’s easy to think that our job is to control outcomes and make people do things the way we want them to be done. However, it turns out that controlling doesn’t always lead to the best results. Control Control reveals itself differently for

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Do You Practice Integrity and Encourage Justice?

We have an internal desire for people to have integrity when interacting with each other. The acceptance of truth, our truth, is important. We want people to be impartial, represent the facts and be non-judgmental. Words like honesty, allegiance and accuracy come to mind. Do

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Like It or Not We Are Always Evolving

We are all evolving. We don’t stay the same. Like it or not, we can’t. We evolve because we are constantly coming in contact with external information that influences who we are. In the coaching world we call this the memetic environment. We have a

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Intentions vs. Resolutions

It’s check-in time! Did you set any resolutions or goals for 2020? It’s the time of year when our initial enthusiasm wanes. To avoid the cycle, consider a different approach. This year I made a conscious decision to use the word intention instead of resolution.

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Do You Lead From Your Heart or From Your Head?

Leadership is about opening the heart and inspiring yourself and others. It’s about the human experience. It comes from the heart and considers the hearts of others. It is an attitude, not a routine. Do you lead from the heart? I used to subscribe to

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It Takes a Strong Person to Be Gentle

It takes a strong person to be gentle. One with the courage to pause, to reflect, to listen, to love and to empathize. Are you gentle? I am very gentle with other people. Empathy is one of my top 5 Strengthfinder strengths. And I am

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Looking for the perfect shell?

If you are always looking for the perfect shell, you’re going to miss all of the other fabulous crap on the beach. The end justifies the means is seldom true. No end is worthwhile pursuing if it means we have to give up our values

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