Monthly Archives: November 2013

“I will be a great leader when…”

How would you finish that sentence? Is it when you’ve mastered the leadership lessons of Jesus, Lincoln, Sun Tzu, Steve Jobs or any of the dozens of famous people profiled in popular books? Or when you’ve been granted a certain … Continue reading

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Working Out Loud: the 12-week program

In trying to help people work out loud, I’ve tried a variety of techniques. I wrote getting started guides and stories of people who did it. I gave presentations at work and one-on-one career insurance sessions. I even taught a … Continue reading

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Unlocking potential in your organization

What do you expect from other people? From yourself? It’s performance review season at many organizations, the time when we hand out labels related to each individual’s performance as well as their potential, reserving the best labels for a small … Continue reading

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Changing the habit of hurrying

Do you ever feel you don’t have time to do the things you really want to do? Or you’re so busy doing that there’s no time for enjoying? Do you ever say, wistfully, “Where did the time go?” I used to … Continue reading

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Touching the treadmill

Are there things you want to get better at but haven’t made much progress? Here are a few from my life list: Play the piano Speak another language Dance ballroom-style Do yoga (and have the lean, flexible body that comes … Continue reading

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