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Embrace Personal Agency in the Workplace

More workers than ever are trying to find the right work-life balance and well-being at work. There are several movements like the Great Resignation and Quiet Quitting aimed to revolutionize the worker’s power in the workplace. However, such actions may not be...

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Time Management Insights

In a recent Making Sense podcast by Sam Harris featuring Oliver Burkeman titled Time Management for Mortals, Oliver Burkeman challenges how we understand and process time management. One of the main takeaways from this program is that time management is an illusion....

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Coming Together with a Remote Workforce

This summer, Axios wrote a piece on the future of corporate retreats and why they are needed now more than ever. As more companies stay with a remote-first workforce, engaging employees in a sense of community/connectedness is more difficult. In the pre-COVID office...

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Decision-Making Insights

This summer, Elon Musk made headlines with his direct proclamation that Tesla employees must return to the office for a minimum of 40 hours a week. His remark of “If you don’t show up, we will assume you have resigned,” has drawn criticism from other CEOs and...

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Building Confidence – Take Action

In our last blog, we discussed how you build confidence through trying and failure. Examples of building confidence through failure are great, but how do you take action in trying and failure? Take Action Let’s challenge each other to examine our confidence....

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Building Confidence – Fail First

When my son was in high school, he announced he had decided to try out for the school golf team. I said, “Great, but Liam, you have never played golf in your life”. To that he replied, “No worries, I’ll figure it out; how hard can it be”? Having been a hack golfer my...

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Transformation – Get Out of Its Way

Transformation – Get Out of Its Way General George S. Patton once said, “…Lead me, follow me or get out of the way.” Today, more than ever, that famous quote takes on new meaning as we transform the way that modern workers both lead and follow. Looking at the business...

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Building a Culture of Coaching – Follow Up

In our last blog, we discussed why building a culture of coaching is difficult.  Whether it is one’s inability for self-reflection, challenges of finding the right coach, or the inability to get universal buy-in. In this blog, we provide some ideas on how you can work...

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Building a Culture of Coaching

In the summer of 2012, we were invited to speak at an Association for Talent Development event. This was a big deal for us. It’s difficult to address peers who know more than you do about a subject and have read all the same books. We were asked to speak about the...

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