Step Back to Move Forward

A few months ago Kevin Cashman, a top coach for CEOs around the world, came out with a new book entitled The Pause Principle. I was thrilled to connect with such a brilliant mind who has single-handedly brought introspection and slow to C-suites around the […]

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On the heels of leadership

The world needs heroes: people we look up to, admire, emulate. They are purveyors of change, strength in crisis, rock solid in stormy seas. They also raise the rest of us up during sunshine days. The best leaders, I am told, are those who put […]

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Wednesday Wait a Minute Part 3

Is it Wednesday again? Well, you know what it’s time for, then! This week’s Wednesday Wait a Minute examines strategic speed and how going fast isn’t always, well, faster. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Z0yMfzpNVg]

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Managing the Older Worker

In the last century we’ve increased our longevity by thirty years. In 1900 folks lived an average of 47 years; by the year 2000 that number had jumped to 78. Although I am far from retirement age, I follow the conversation of the changing retirement […]

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Focus ~ We Live in a Shiny Object World

Ellen Daehnick, owner of the management consulting agency, b-spoke group, says our heightened distraction leaves us depleted and worn. Back to back meetings used to leave her breathless until she found a secret strategy to disengage from clock combat. No more shiny object distraction for […]

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The Power of Why

¬†During a recent acting workshop with the gracious and gorgeous Gabrielle Scharnitzky, I learned the importance of asking ‘Why’ above all else. The motivation of the character informs everything that follows. Ask yourself what the character believes (the¬†‘why’) and the actions (the ‘what’) and the […]

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