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7 Steps to Motivating Your Team

1. Find your purpose first. What are you trying to change? Why do you exist? 2. Communicate a clear and powerful mission. What’s the goal? 3. Learn what motivates each individual. 4. Make a personal connection. 5. Praise, recognize…

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Leadership

What Change Are You Trying to Make?

I took a long walk with a friend a few weeks ago. She owns a yoga studio and wants to start promoting herself online. She had a lot of questions about how she should go about it. Whether she…

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Leadership

She Was Mad

There was a lady in line at the coffee shop this morning that yelled at a kid working there. I didn’t hear exactly what was going on but she just yelled at him and stormed out. Two hours later…

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Leadership

Thinking About The Future

A hundred years ago the Dean of Oxford was told that the the oak beams in the dining hall were filled with beetles and they needed to be replaced. They didn’t know where they would get beams of that…

Leadership

Intuition

The cab driver tells me that he doesn’t know what he would do without a GPS anymore. Once you’ve used a GPS it’s hard to go back to using your internal compass – your intuition. It’s easier to follow…

Leadership

Leaders Are Readers

Warren Buffet showed his calendar to a business man. To the mans surprise nothing was in it. Warren told him that he spends much of his day reading about all sorts of things. Reading is a form of rapid…

Leadership Lifestyle

Educating Your Own Judgments

In the Golden Notebook Doris Lessing writes: “Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this: ‘You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We have not yet evolved…

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Deception Kills Trust

The angler fish lies in the sand at the bottom of the ocean. It camouflages itself to other fish while it dangles a bait to attract it’s prey. Then he kills them. The dangling isn’t the problem. It’s the killing part that doesn’t…

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Leadership

The Fearless Girl

A  sculpture titled “The Fearless Girl,” appeared in front of Wall street’s famous bull yesterday to symbolize the power of women in leadership. A refreshing message after my post a few days ago about how women don’t need answers,…

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Leadership

100 Days of Rejection

When Jia Jiang was 6 years old his teacher embarrassed him in front of the whole class. Unconsciously the incident changed him for a long time. One day when he was 14 years old Bill Gates came to his…

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Leadership

The Most Important Characteristic of a Leader

A queen with no children decided to hold a competition to determine who would take her place when she died. She summoned all the children in the city to her palace and gave each one a seed. “Plant this…