Category Archives: Leadership

What’s Your Leadership Promise?

I recently stopped at Starbucks to get my morning jolt of caffeine on the way into the office. As I was sitting at my desk waiting for my computer to finish booting up (and wait, and wait, and wait….hey, I.T., … Continue reading

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5 Freedom-Fostering Ways to Develop High Performing Teams

Last week I shared four ways to tell if you inspire freedom or fear in your team members. You can tell you’ve created a culture of freedom in your team if you see your people taking appropriate risks, speaking truth … Continue reading

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Does Your Leadership Inspire Freedom or Fear? 4 Ways to Tell

Independence Day was yesterday and it had me thinking about freedom. As we all know, the desire to be free from the rule of the British Empire was the driving force for the fledgling United States to declare their independence. … Continue reading

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5 Qualities Every Employee Wants in a Boss

Bosses…most of us have one. Some are good and some are not so good. But every one of them has an impact. The question is, what kind of impact? Does their influence cause learning, growth, and success for their team … Continue reading

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5 Pieces of Advice for all Those “Average Joe” Grads

I attended a high school graduation this past Friday. It was similar to all the other high school and college graduation ceremonies I’ve experienced over the years. The graduates filed in to their seats accompanied by the notes of Pomp … Continue reading

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