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Behind The Mask
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Behind the Mask

Masks have become a declaration about who we are. We begin to understand one another when we can recognize what’s behind the mask.

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In Praise of Courtesy
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In Praise of Courtesy

Remember when courtesy was what defined a good human being? If there is one personality trait I wish I could bring back to the forefront of humanity, it would be civility.

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Why Moms Make Really Good Leaders

Whomever your mother role model may be, take a moment this week to thank them.. for teaching you the fundamentals of how to be a great leader.

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Dave Isbell
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In Praise of Dave Isbell

Word spreads about corporate culture. Provide an enriching work environment and you will attract high caliber co-workers who will challenge convention and raise the bar. That is the essential formula for sustainability in an ever changing world.

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How your career can survive Corona
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How your career can survive Corona

How can your career survive Corona? Next to “how do I stay healthy”, that’s the one question I hear most often these days. The reality is this: We’re not going back to what was. The future belongs to those who can see what will be.

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Leaving a Legacy
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Leaving a Legacy

In my conversations with everyone from internationally known CEOs to the front line heroes who make the magic happen, each share one ultimate hope: They want to leave a legacy.

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Distrust and Verify
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Distrust and Verify

Preserving life, liberty and our right to pursue happiness is still at the core of the American Dream. It’s how we get there that causes the friction. Often, the intensity of our belief that we have the answer is proportional to our need to “distrust and verify”.

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How Words Can Heal

We have temporarily lost the ability to hug those we love and shake hands with colleagues. One of the unexpected positives I’ve discovered in the midst of this horrific pandemic is how words can heal.

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Humanity
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Humanity

Daily demonstrations of humanity are rays of sunshine in the darkness of pandemic. It’s the glue that holds civilization together.

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What we are really feeling

That feeling you have right now? It’s grief. The suffering and death that used to be happening to someone else is directly touching each of us. We can’t go back to what was. We can only pick up the pieces and go forward with what is.

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