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“Leadership is a practice, not a position. ” Bobbie Goheen Leadership is not an easy practice. Once a leader gains a skill it is clear another must be developed. Front line managers and supervisors are very adept at developing skills because they are bombarded with everyday interactions that demand their

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3 Ways to Leverage Perception

“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” Arthur Schopenhauer This is one of the most simplest pieces to share. I’m lucky, I get to work with very cool leaders and entrepreneurs. And I get to see ( and experience) why

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5 Things Truly Confident People Do

Leaders with confidence tend to build success in themselves and others where ever they go. This confidence is not fake it is real, authentic, and genuine. This is what attracts others to follow. Here are five ways leaders build confidence: “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing

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Lighten UP

“Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up.” Michael J. Gelb Leadership requires bold, creative, insightful and fresh thinking. If you find yourself caught in intense swirls of thinking, lighten up. Your

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Real People, Real Success – Anne

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them.They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all

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Follow Your North Star

“Let your dreams be your North Star.” Maryann Koopman Passion, drive, aliveness, motivation, engagement, awareness, openness, and curiosity seeps through the pores of a leader when they follow their internal North Star. Leaders who dare to dream and design ways to bring them to reality have that certain “je nais

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No Two Ways Around It

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice. If you are planning for a decade plant trees. If you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” Chinese Proverb Developing leaders and managers takes time. There is no fast track, there are “no two ways around it”, it just takes

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Stay True

“That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something.” Meredith Monk It’s funny how many people think I am going to change them when I begin working with them. That

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Negative Growth

  “People inspire you or drain you, pick them wisely.” Hans F. Hanson   Many of you are not going to like this post…. don’t say I did not warn you.   I don’t agree with the above quote. There are so many books, quotes, etc on how to shed

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Home Work

“Leadership is a practice, not a position. ” Bobbie Goheen Leadership is not an easy practice. Once a leader gains a skill it is clear another must be developed. Front line managers and supervisors are very adept at developing skills because they are bombarded with everyday interactions that demand their

Continue Reading »

3 Ways to Leverage Perception

“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” Arthur Schopenhauer This is one of the most simplest pieces to share. I’m lucky, I get to work with very cool leaders and entrepreneurs. And I get to see ( and experience) why

Continue Reading »

5 Things Truly Confident People Do

Leaders with confidence tend to build success in themselves and others where ever they go. This confidence is not fake it is real, authentic, and genuine. This is what attracts others to follow. Here are five ways leaders build confidence: “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing

Continue Reading »

Lighten UP

“Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up.” Michael J. Gelb Leadership requires bold, creative, insightful and fresh thinking. If you find yourself caught in intense swirls of thinking, lighten up. Your

Continue Reading »

Real People, Real Success – Anne

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them.They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all

Continue Reading »

Follow Your North Star

“Let your dreams be your North Star.” Maryann Koopman Passion, drive, aliveness, motivation, engagement, awareness, openness, and curiosity seeps through the pores of a leader when they follow their internal North Star. Leaders who dare to dream and design ways to bring them to reality have that certain “je nais

Continue Reading »

No Two Ways Around It

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice. If you are planning for a decade plant trees. If you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” Chinese Proverb Developing leaders and managers takes time. There is no fast track, there are “no two ways around it”, it just takes

Continue Reading »

Stay True

“That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something.” Meredith Monk It’s funny how many people think I am going to change them when I begin working with them. That

Continue Reading »

Negative Growth

  “People inspire you or drain you, pick them wisely.” Hans F. Hanson   Many of you are not going to like this post…. don’t say I did not warn you.   I don’t agree with the above quote. There are so many books, quotes, etc on how to shed

Continue Reading »