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Worrying About Work – Time to Recharge!

Worrying About Work – Time to Recharge!

There is a difference between unplugging and recharging. Unplugging is leaving work, while work remains in your head. Recharging is physically and mentally leaving work, moving to an activity that energizes you mentally and physically. Examples would be vacation, exercise, hobbies, and meditation. You step away from work, and you clear your mind of professional commitments. You focus on what you are going to do, instead of working.

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The Perfect Leader — Myth or Reality?

The Perfect Leader — Myth or Reality?

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” — Vince Lombardi Leaders are accountable for getting work done — not to be perfect. The marketplace and workplace are dynamic, where imperfection, change, and uncertainty are the...

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Agreeableness — Asset or Liability?

Agreeableness — Asset or Liability?

“When you start to work with someone, there's a negotiation that takes place involving what's going to happen when you have a difference of opinion. Most attempts at collaboration never survive the negotiation. Merely being agreeable is not enough.” — Walter Becker...

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Leading Yourself: “Writing People Off”

Leading Yourself: “Writing People Off”

We dismiss people in our lives who do not measure up to our expectations. People we see as failures. People who make us uncomfortable. People who challenge our thinking. We determine they do not add value and write them off. A common definition of writing people off —...

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Confidentiality —  Silence is Golden

Confidentiality — Silence is Golden

“If I maintain my silence about my secret, it is my prisoner… if I let it slip from my tongue, I am it’s prisoner.” - Arthur Schopenhauer “Loose lips sink ships.” During World War II American soldiers were trained to prevent inadvertent information being passed on to...

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