Organizational Behavior 101: What You Need To Know

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This post is written for everyone who is working in a profit or not-for-profit organization.  The information will help you regardless if you are in a leadership position. With everything that is going on in the current environment (media, politics, education, and beyond) with sexual harassment accusations and people losing their positions, I feel compelled to offer some thoughts.  What …

Now Is The Time To Become More Resilient

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There is not a better time than now to become more resilient.  These uncertain and challenging times are testing our resiliency which is defined as “our ability to bounce back from adversity.”  Interestingly, most of the scientific research on resilience has been focused on children.  But what about adults and particularly resiliency in mid-life. Questions I often ask in workshops …

Why Resilience Is Critical and How To Become Resilient

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Since I am upgrading my website and blog platform, I hope you RESUBSCRIBE.  For RESUBSCRIBING, you will receive my FREE e-book “I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends.”  This e-book is about WHY leaders need to build community in workplaces and HOW to build it.  Thank you in advance for helping me in this way.  If you …

Learning How to be a Leader from CEOs

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Since I am upgrading my website and blog platform, I hope you will RESUBSCRIBE.  For RESUBSCRIBING, you will receive my FREE e-book “I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends.”  This e-book is about WHY leaders need to build community in workplaces and HOW to build it.  Thank you in advance for helping me in this way.  If …

Please Read: Important Message

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If you are reading this blog post, I HOPE you will CHOOSE to continue receiving my future posts.  As the result of upgrading my technological platform, you need to RESUBSCRIBE.  You can quickly do that by clicking here. As a subscriber, you receive my monthly podcast on the second Friday of each month.  This is where I interview some of …

Designing Your Life: Odyssey Planning 101

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For the past few weeks, my posts have reflected what I learned from reading Designing Your Life:  How To Build A Well-Lived Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans.  They advocate doing a quick assessment based on the dashboard metaphor in order to build a compass to guide your way. Since they consider the future to be an odyssey–a journey full …

Designing Your Life: Build a Compass

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Do you know the way?  Are you designing your life so the rest of life is the best of life?  Several of my recent posts have been about designing your life based on a book by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans titled Designing Your Life:  How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life.  They say start where you are and that requires …

Life Design Assessment: How is your life right now?

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How well are you living your life with intention?  This post is a follow up to a previous post about designing your life–regardless of age or life stage.  This post explains a quick assessment (dashboard) to give you an idea of where you are right now so that you can decide where you want to go and how to get …

Designing Your Life–Life By Design: Part 1

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If you are interested in having the rest of life be the best of life (regardless of your age), then this post is for you.  The next few posts are focused on using a design mindset in living our life with meaning and on purpose.  The goal is to be intentional about how you are spending your most valuable assets–your …