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“I’ve never done it, but I can do it.” An attitude to build a career — and a life — on.

– Posted in: Achievement Orientation, Adaptability, Coach and Mentor, Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, General, Inspirational Leadership, Leadership Skills, Organizational Awareness, Positive Outlook, Self-Awareness, Teamwork
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A 50th Birthday party is a big milestone, both personally and career wise.   Our good friend had a party in his home, and I caught up with his parents, and how they were doing in their retirement. I heard a story that I hadn't known in the twenty-one years of knowing them. I listened to Brian, [...]

Follow Your Dreams – It’d be Foolish Not To

– Posted in: Achievement Orientation, Adaptability, Emotional Intelligence, Inspirational Leadership, Positive Outlook, Self-Awareness, Teamwork
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Today is April Fool's Day. A day of traditionally pranking others in the name of fun.  Sometimes it means getting people to believe something that is not true and the fun is seeing them believe it, and then revealing - shockingly-  how untrue that belief was. I think most of us don't want to have [...]

10 Tips for Leading with Deliciousness: Tip #7 – Work in Style

– Posted in: Coach and Mentor, Conflict Management, Leadership Skills, Organizational Awareness, Social Intelligence, Teamwork
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One of the expectations of any leader is to achieve results. If you work against people's volition or conative style it can feel like you're pushing through a lot of resistance. Whereas if you can tap into people's instinct for doing things, you'll find work --and results-- flow easier. Volition is to do with will [...]

10 Tips for Leading with Deliciousness: Tip #5 – Leadership Beyond Intellect

– Posted in: Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, Inspirational Leadership, Self-Awareness, Social Intelligence, Teamwork
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The philosopher and mathematician Rene Descartes first coined the phrase "I think therefore I am" in 1637 in his book Discours de la Methode (Discourse on the Method).   For  Rene this was a very personal statement. He proved his existence by doubting his thinking. This was later expressed as "I doubt, therefore I think, [...]

10 Tips for Leading with Deliciousness: Tip #3 – Opening Lines of Communication

– Posted in: Coach and Mentor, Empathy, General, Inspirational Leadership, Leadership Skills, Teamwork
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One part of being of leader is to foster communication with your team to bring that diversity of knowledge and insight out into the open. People don’t naturally open up if they don’t feel safe. If you don’t actively and purposefully foster the relationships with all levels below you, you may be missing critical information [...]