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We have all likely been in a situation like this before. We ask, or tell, a subordinate to do something, a task, and in our mind we are crystal clear as to what we want. After some time they report that the task is done. Much to our amazement (or chagrin, or anger, you fill in the emotion) the task ...
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Are you feeling frustrated with your job? Do you dread going into work? You might be standing on the slippery slope of burnout, or what leadership expert, Bob Dunham, refers to as the “Six Levels of Hell.” Here are some burnout clues you might look for and some thoughts on how to get out ...
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Recently I was facilitating a leadership program for a large organization and one of the participants was a newly hired employee whose father worked at the company. When I spoke with both dad and daughter at different times, they were both extremely excited that she was now working at the company. ...
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"Technology leadership is not defined by patents, which history has repeatedly shown to be small protection indeed against a determined competitor, but rather by the ability of a company to attract and motivate the world’s most talented engineers.” Elon MuskI just recently read Elon Musk’s blo ...
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7 Pitfalls that Undermine Professionals A Leader’s lament: “My boss doesn’t set me up for success...” My response: “I imagine you feel frustrated, because you see your possibilities as limited, but you are focusing on what your boss doesn’t do for you, rather than on what ...
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This year for spring break we loaded up the family car and road tripped it to the Virginia Beach area. Along the way, we spent a few days in Colonial Williamsburg enjoying a journey back in time to the 1770’s Colonial America. While touring Williamsburg there were several re-enactors performing ev ...
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