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5 Things I Didn't Realize About Leadership

Oftentimes, you are able to see and make sense of things after the moment has passed. As someone who is passionate about leadership and change, these are topics I naturally reflect on.

“Trust me.”  Um…Let Me Get Back to You on That.

If I don’t trust you, why should I forge a relationship or do business with you? Really. Why should I? Actually, ask yourself that question.

12 Wild Phases of Entrepreneurship: What's Yours and What's Next?

Euphoric super fans tout entrepreneurship as the best thing since the iPhone. Others describe it as a never-ending slog of busywork. The truth lies somewhere in the middle.

5 Hidden Messages in Our Complaints

People often wonder how an executive coach deals with complaints day in and day out. Well, first of all, most clients spend their time NOT complaining. Most are focused on creating new and powerful...

The Reverse Mentorship

If you’re ambitious, your career path will include plenty of sharp inclines, difficult decisions and mines buried in the road. Learning the hard way is the road most travelled, but the path can be ...

Why so blue?

Ah, language…it can be bland, clinical, exotic, florid and any number of other adjectives. I’ve noticed a lot of online communications, blogs and articles tend to go blue more often than appropriate.

Strategic Information Security for Today

As the CEO you are asking "I know we have a security program. But is it enough to protect my business?" That is a valid question.

Monster Myth: Marketing to Women Alienates Men

It’s something every bouncer knows. Get women in the door, and men will follow—in droves. That’s because every smart marketer knows attracting both male and female consumers is a must. The ge...

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Your First Two Jobs

We sometimes wonder if we’ve learned anything at all from our first paying job. Sure, we earned some money, but did that first job teach us anything? To have perspective, you must have something to...

9 Key Behaviors of People Who Make a Difference In the World

Look around you and you’ll see three kinds of people – those who hate their work, and complain bitterly, those who just tolerate their work and see it as a paycheck and aren’t looking for more (or ...

How To Hire Curious People And Keep Curiosity Alive

Companies that want to grow, improve, challenge the status quo, and avoid stagnancy need curious people. That’s all there is to it. It should be a core part of your business strategy.

Why Companies Must Discourage 'Selfies'

Does feeling better about ourselves through social media truly enhance our self-esteem? The number of followers, likes, favorites and re-tweets may create a false sense of validation.