Category Archives: Success

6 Ways Workplace Optimism Creates Trust and Community

We are in desperate need for a new model of leadership in organizations. The type of leadership we’ve seen the last several decades has produced record low levels of trust and engagement in the workforce, so clearly what we’ve been … Continue reading

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4 Steps to Develop Your Personal Brand at Work

Whether you realize it or not, you have a brand image at work, and if you don’t take charge of it, someone else will. Your brand image is not only how people perceive you (your reputation), but also what differentiates … Continue reading

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Moving From Peer to Boss – 5 Steps to Success

Congratulations! You’ve just received the news that you’re getting a promotion to supervisor! You’re excited, thrilled, eager to get going…and scared out of your mind! You don’t have a clue about where to start and you’re nervous about how your … 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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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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