Two young men, in a small coffee shop, taught me about leadership. George and Tyler left on Christmas Eve to serve at a children’s home in Beirut. They’re back for classes. Yesterday, we met to talk. During our conversation, I asked a question I’ve never asked. Overseas travel is new to Tyler. George has been […]

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Every teacher learns before they teach. Every teacher learns while they teach. The learner in the coffee shop: I stood and embraced Jack when he walked into the coffee shop where I was meeting with a young leader. Jack’s in his 80’s and an elder statesman in the community where I live. He looked at the young man, then […]

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Have you watched a talent show on TV when an incompetent contestant auditioned? Just because they’re passionate to sing doesn’t mean they can sing on key. The danger of passion is the illusion of competence. Competence and passion: Passion means you dream of glorious results. But passion doesn’t mean you’re able to accomplish glorious results. […]

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New Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr Dawn Graham, PhD to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of “Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers — and Seize Success.” (Deadline: 6/29/2018) *International winners will receive digital versions. As leaders, we’ve become lazy hirers. New technology […]

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Senior leaders have authority to authorize action and provide resources. You’ll go further with buy-in from higher-ups. The complete list for getting buy-in from senior leadership: #1. Rash requests don’t impress. Don’t rush in all breathless with a brilliant new idea. Your great idea will be even better after careful reflection. #2. Develop a reputation […]

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Please join The Diversity Project on the 18th July for a special event to explore the opportunities of building a career in the investment and savings industry. Our keynote speaker, Elizabeth Corley, Vice-Chair of Allianz Global Investors will share her personal career journey and the challenges she overcame. A panel discussion will share their experiences […]

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The content marketing industry is continuing to evolve, and the trends that appear mingle with other faces of the marketing. SEO is an important asset and facet of the marketing domain. SEO and content marketing should always be best friends, one should not live without the other. That’s how we come to the idea of […]

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Employees talk more and managers talk less in successful one-on-ones. 6 reasons employees don’t talk to their managers: Cold professional culture. Caring happens outside work. Talkative managers. Curiosity about people is rare. Intimidating environments. What’s in your office that shouts, “Let’s have a conversation?” Busyness. People value results over relationships. Shift to results through relationships. […]

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