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Navigating the Road to Success: The Three Letter Word that Can Derail Your Career

Navigating the road to success – or staying on it – requires managing a lot of different factors. One that can be easily overlooked is the importance of ego.  A healthy sense of ego results in a projection of confidence and capability. But when our ego…
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A few years ago, I was having lunch with a friend whom I hadn’t seen since he landed his new position two years earlier. While we munched on our salads, I asked him how he liked his job. Half expecting him to share some level of unhappiness, I was…
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An industrial manufacturer had an opening for the General Manager position at one of their flagship US facilities.  The organization hired a search firm to find the best candidates and internally vetted several top contenders. They ended up hiring Fred, a…
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A recent anonymous NY Times Op Ed boldly proclaimed that some officials within the current presidential administration are actively working against the President’s agenda and blocking some of his efforts. The defiant, salacious, and anonymous message has…
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I was having dinner with a friend the other night who works for a large multi-national conglomerate.  Over the last ten years, she has given the company her best efforts as a human resources professional.  She told me she wanted a promotion to lead at the…
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“Either/or” thinking is all around us, even though common sense tells us life is not black and white. For example, consider the business leader who asks the marketing team to determine if the business should invest primarily in technology or design for…
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Stop Making Lunch Plans and Calling it Relationship-Building.

Building relationships with others is a confusing and ambiguous developmental objective. How often should you be “networking”? What’s the most tactful way to do it? The most effective? This can make the prospect of creating connections a daunting one. But…
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When I have a coaching session or am delivering feedback to leaders, the first thing they usually want to know is “What do I need to change?” or, if they went through a 360-feedback process, “What negative things did my coworkers have to say about me?”…
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While collaborative skills are increasingly sought-after in the workplace, the need to achieve results has, of course, not diminished in importance. These two critical skill sets – teaming and driving – can often feel like they’re in tension, and require…
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How are you doing today? Great? Pretty well? Just okay? What if we asked you how you’ve experienced today? It’s a lot harder to answer this question in one or two words –  and, according to Russ Rausch, founding partner of Vision Pursue , the answer you…
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