Good Men
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Good Men

It has become fashionable to pre-judge the many based on the exploits of the few. Let’s not forget that the vast majority of men are trying to be good guys.

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Lives That Matter

Solutions begin by seeking to understand. And truly understanding what we mean when we talk about Lives That Matter is a beginning.

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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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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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The Sound of Silence
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The Sound of Silence

Paul Simon may have composed his first major hit without giving it much thought. But whatever your political position, “The Sound of Silence” remains an important reminder to stand up for your beliefs, to challenge paradigms and to fight for the ideals on which our delicate experiment in democracy is based.

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Rendezvous With Destiny
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Our Rendezvous With Destiny

Every generation has its “rendezvous with destiny”. We now know that ours is upon us. How we respond can lead to travail or transcendence. May we commit to the latter, so that future generations will read about our exploits and echo Winston Churchill, saying, “This was their finest hour.”

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Surviving Quarantine
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Surviving Quarantine

What are your plans for Surviving Quarantine? As Detroit Free Press Columnist Mitch Albom writes, how we deal deprivation says a lot about who we are. We can ignore it and put ourselves and others at risk. We can shut down and descend into tension relieving behaviors. Or we can make it the defining moment of our lives.

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Navigating Fear
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Navigating Fear

Lets be honest. This COVID-19 / Corona Virus thing scares the hell out of us. How do we navigate fear when it feel’s like it’s banging on our front door. This isn’t like navigating fear at work. Even those of you who put your life on the line in the course of another day at the office have been trained…

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Developmental Feedback

Whether you’re raising kids or leading a team, how you provide developmental feedback will determine the extent your effectiveness. Do it poorly and your own objectives may be at risk. Do it well and you will attract the best and brightest.

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Hearts and Minds
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Hearts and Minds

Converting hearts and minds is a no-win proposition. The secret is to focus on your friends.

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