Posted in Monday Motivator

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
Posted in At Large

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
Posted in The WestermaNation

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
Posted in Monday Motivator

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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Posted in The WestermaNation

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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Posted in The WestermaNation

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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Judy Westerman Silver
Posted in Outta My Mind

The Value of a Single Human Being

We can find meaning in the midst of fear, renewal in the shadow of grief and loss. There are good people out there. They celebrate the value of a single human being. They just make their magic quietly and don’t Tweet about it.

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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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