Developing a Successful Leader

3 Things Leadership Is NOT

Leadership—or the lack of it—has been the theme of the last decade. From political pundits, to convention keynoters, to sports team coaches,...

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Motivating Employees and Workers

Managers Who Motivate Rather Than Demoralize

I’ve never met a manager who intended to demoralize their staff.  Many do. But that’s not their intention. In talking with them or those...

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Presentation and Leadership Skills

4 Things Business Presenters Can Learn from Painters

A leaking water pipe inside our house recently caused damage that entailed major renovations. As the various work crews came in and out over the...

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How to End Circular Conversations

How to End Circular Conversations

Quick quiz here to see whether you need to read further: ––Are you becoming a “counselor” to a friend or coworker who has problems...

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Taking Alone Time is Beneficial

Stop Communicating 24/7; Rejuvenate With Solitude

“It’s been a crazy-busy summer.” “We’ve been playing catch-up all quarter.” “I’m meeting myself coming and going. I was...

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4 Ways to Be a Witty Conversationalist

4 Ways to Be a Witty Conversationalist

My husband’s Granny Jordan lived to be ninety without a broken bone. But that’s not to say she didn’t fall often. Whether she had an...

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