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Your Turn: What Does Leadership Mean to You?

On August 2, 2016 in Reflection

Throughout the month of August, we’ll be encouraging you to share more of your perspectives on various topics. Earlier this year, we began a series called “Your Turn,” where I turn the tables and ask readers to do the talking. We have really enjoyed the conversations it has sparked and are hoping to build on that over the next few weeks.


Do You Know Your Team Members’ Stories?

On June 28, 2016 in Reflection

As children, stories were an important (and entertaining) part of our lives. As adults, storytelling has an important role to play in how we lead and the culture we build. Because when we learn the stories of our teammates – what makes them tick, how they make people feel – it helps us move our business forward.


Are You at Risk for Becoming Obsolete?

On April 12, 2016 in Reflection

There are things you’re naturally good at (your strengths). And you have expertise in a given area (your core competencies). Combine the two and you’re well on your way to driving value in your personal brand and helping your organization thrive. Or are you?


Leader’s Library: Self-awareness and the Independent Worker

On December 25, 2015 in Reflection

Harry S. Truman said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” This week, I wanted to share a few books and articles that I think are worth your attention. If you agree, we may turn this into a regular feature. And please – share your impressions (or suggested reads) in the comments section.


Merry and Bright: Bringing the Spirit of the Season to the Office

On December 22, 2015 in Reflection

The holidays bring back memories of a simpler time. A world with no bills, deadlines or responsibility – just plain old fun! I am truly filled with a child’s energy this time of year. And I’m lucky – my place of work allows me to bring this energy and excitement to work every day, and the holidays are no exception.


Considering an MBA? Agree to These 3 Conditions

On December 10, 2015 in Reflection

I’m probably not the first person to be asked if getting an MBA is “worth it.” And I’m certainly not the last who will say absolutely, yes. But in order to get the most out of an MBA program, you should meet 3 conditions. And if you do, you’ll have the tools to keep your career – and your business – relevant.