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Leadership and Emotions – Fear

Leadership and Emotions – Fear

“The only way to ease our fear and be truly happy is to acknowledge our fear and look deeply at its source.” -Thich Nhat Hanh The past two newsletters have examined the emotions of anger and trust, and their impact on our leadership style. Today we look at fear. Fear...

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Leadership and Emotions – Becoming Trustworthy

Leadership and Emotions – Becoming Trustworthy

“People judge you really quickly, at first just on your facial features. There are two dimensions - warmth and competence. You can think of them as trustworthiness and strength. They're first judging you on warmth; evaluating whether or not you are trustworthy. That's...

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The Attentive Leader: Listen More, Talk Less

The Attentive Leader: Listen More, Talk Less

“The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.” -Fran Lebowitz Leading Yourself Think of the big talkers in your life. Spouse, partner, boss, or co-worker. They may be eloquent and inspiring, or just fill space through the gift of gab....

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For 2022, a New Generous Leader

For 2022, a New Generous Leader

Note to Readers - New Generous Leader Format Coming in 2022 I have been fortunate to be publishing a leadership newsletter the past eight years. When I began this endeavor, I never expected it to last so long, or to reach so many people. Your feedback, responses and...

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Leadership and Friendships at Work

Leadership and Friendships at Work

“The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names” - Confucius We often call our colleagues "friends" – are they really? Accurately naming your work relationships can be challenging. The article “Friend, Foe, Ally, Adversary… or Something Else”? by...

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Power at Work – Who is in Charge?

Power at Work – Who is in Charge?

"Power today comes from sharing information, not withholding it” - Keith Ferrazzi When it comes to power in the workplace – who is in charge today? The world of work I have grown up in has had a clear shape. I was hired into a power structure of command and control,...

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