This Sunday Morning Our Thoughts are Elsewhere

As I sat down to write my first leadership post of the week, I found myself staring out the window at my dry, midwestern lawn, and for just a moment, I wished for rain. And then the ridiculousness of that wish clubbed me over the head, given what's happening in Florida and throughout the Caribbean [...]

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Never Forget

The best of our society are those brave men and women who selected service in support of country over self. Our way of life and our hope for the future rests on the foundation so many have labored so long and sacrificed so much for in our still young country. To those who serve today, [...]

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Friday Leadership Ideas to Help You Finish the Week Strong for August 7, 2015

Every week I share a few ideas to help you finish strong. For this week, I encourage you to revisit the connection between your/your team's goals and your firm's strategies and to reach out to your geographically dispersed colleagues. Additionally, I offer up some ideas on exciting new business books and I point you to this month's great collection of leadership writing at the August 2015 Leadership Development Carnival. A great ending sets the stage for a fantastic new week!

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Friday Leadership Ideas to Help You Finish Strong for July 10, 2015

Every week I share a few ideas to help you finish strong. A great ending sets the stage for success next week. For this week, I'm encouraging you to call a timeout and assess how you are doing against the big items on your agenda. I'm also suggesting a change of view by engaging with peers and teams outside of your own function. Last and not least, I offer a few good Summer reading suggestions in business and biography.

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Ideas for Professional Growth—Week of June 14, 2015

Every week, I provide a few simple (but not simplistic) ideas for you to Do/Experiment/Explore in support of your professional development. This week's focus on achieving better alignment with your manager, improving the effectiveness of brainstorming and improving your effectiveness in leading group discussions. Use them in good health and great professional development!

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