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As I’ve gotten older, I’ve grown to appreciate more benefits of time off. Sure, when I was younger, I liked going on vacation, but it was just a chance to blow off…
We often hear talk about mergers and acquisitions in the current economic environment. Minimal energy is spent talking about strategic alliances and collaborations. The truth is that there’s a wide continuum that…
I am regularly surprised by the lack of conversational courage in professional circles these days. Not every conversation ends up with a great outcome. Sometimes you must deliver disappointing information. You may…
In doing my research for this year’s Thanksgiving email, I found this over a 100-year-old poem, The House By The Side of The Road by Sam Walter Foss (below).  I instantly felt…

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Managing Up and Across Excerpts   SECTION ONE – MANAGING UP Managing Your Boss: This relationship can be problematic for two reasons. First, a boss plays conflicting roles: supporter and evaluator, which…
Chapter 1 – Positive Intelligence and PQ Your mind is your best friend, but it is also your worst enemy. Positive Intelligence measures the relative strength of these two modes of your…
  “We must fight the tendency to sleepwalk through our lives, and awaken. This is the fundamental aspect of the Hero’s Journey.”   Insight #1: There are no mistakes, only lessons. There…
  Chapter 1: Napoleon Bonaparte “Napoleon recognized that the best way to inspire his people was through two means: imbuing people with the belief that they were fighting for honor and ideology,…

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