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Organizational Development & Learning Professional, Coach and Public Speaker
Organizational Development & Learning Professional, Coach and Public Speaker

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Happiness Journal? Where do I start?
Earlier this week a team of us at work showcased a TED talk for our colleagues as a jump start
to a rather large technology implementation project.  We plan to show many
of these as part of our change management strategy.  The first was a talk
by Shawn Acho...

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Change parent to boss and child to employee...hmmmmm.  Apply the same concepts?

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“Stop Trying to Coach Me!” - 7 key ways to identify when coaching is not the right thing for your direct reports
I recently taught coaching skills
classes for some leaders at my organization.   In some of the feedback I received, someone brought up a challenge she
was having with one of her direct reports. She was having a tough time recognizing when it is appropriate...

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Visionary or Dreamer?
I'd like to say my leadership style is visionary.  However, if I really think about it, I'm a dreamer. What's the difference?  Not sure if there is one.  Is a visionary more grounded in reality?  Doubt it.  Media always label great leaders as visionary beca...

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Be A Pain
In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.  ~ Solon ~ When you give advice and feedback, ensure that you are being honest and upfront.  It's OK to tread lightly so you don't hurt esteem, however, watch out.  When you soften your feedback or ...

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What do you attract?
Good fortune shies away from gloom. Keep your spirits up. Good things will come to you and you will come to good things. ~Terri Guillemet...

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Avoid the Flames
If you treat every situation as a life-and-death matter, you'll die a lot of times. ~ Dean Smith ~ As a leader you can't be a fire...

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Shut your mind up!
The word 'listen' contains the same letters as the word 'silent'. ~ Alfred Brendel ~ The best way to listen is to not only...

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Fagiddaboudit! Have we already forgotten 9/11?
I find it sad that we only think about 9/11 and how precious all of our lives are one day a year.   On 9/11/2001 our world changed but,...

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My 9/11 Experience Remembered
I woke up with a phone call that day.   I was off, in between film gigs.    My friend Kristin called me to turn on the news as a plane ...
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