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The Generous Leader

Perspective – Gain, Keep, and Share

Perspective – Gain, Keep, and Share

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.” - Henri-Louis Bergson, French Philosopher Perspective comes from a prepared mind, one expanded by life experiences and diverse interests. At work and in life, our perceptions of individuals can have positive...

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Every Word Counts

Every Word Counts

“Never use two words when one will do best.” - Harry Truman President Harry Truman and his Key West, Florida neighbor Ernest Hemingway clearly understood every word counts. Both were masters of minimalist writing; they chose their words carefully, to tell a compelling...

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Balancing a Healthy Ego and Humility

Balancing a Healthy Ego and Humility

It's good to have a healthy ego because that pushes you to succeed. But when you cross a line, and your views are not balanced, that's when you get into trouble. - Judy Smith, author, lawyer and producer Self-awareness is critical to our personal and professional...

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Impact – How to Leave Your Mark

Impact – How to Leave Your Mark

Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. - Sheryl Sandberg If you were to leave your organization today, what would be the legacy that you would leave behind? Impact has been defined as...

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A Little Can of Oil for 2021

A Little Can of Oil for 2021

"I like to solve problems. I know it is a skill set, but it is also an obligation. I grew up with parents who believe that you don't simply complain: you try to find solutions and fix what's in front of you." -Stacey Abrams There is a story of an old man who always...

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When Left Turns are the Right Turns

When Left Turns are the Right Turns

“Optimistic people play a disproportionate role in shaping our lives. Their decisions make a difference; they are inventors, entrepreneurs, political and military leaders - not average people. They got to where they are by seeking challenges and taking risks." -...

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