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So You Want to be a Strategic Thinker

So much of our time as leaders is spent reacting to urgent tactical problems. Very little of our activity is focused on reflection. The result is that we produce great short-term results but sacrifice significant strategic thought. I talked with … Continue reading

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Love Your Job – Is That Possible?

(Please share this article on the social media tabs below) We all feel ambivalent about our job at times. However, unlike Disneyland employees, we seldom portray our office to be the happiest place on earth all the time. It’s not so much about … Continue reading

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The Promotion You Don’t Want – Running Your Own Race

(Please share this article on the social media tabs below) What’s next for your career in the next year? Maybe advancement up the leadership ladder is in the cards for you. Maybe it is not. An important question for you to … Continue reading

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Listening for the True Self – From Self-Disclosure to Self-Discovery

(If you find this article helpful please share it on the social media tabs below) We live in a confessional culture in the United States. Self-disclosure is ubiquitous. It occurs on TV, in planes, and even happens when one is waiting in … Continue reading

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The Struggle with Self-Importance

What does one do when the expression of a personal leadership brand slips into a preoccupation with one’s own importance? Continue reading

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