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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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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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Leadership Is Not a Solo Sport – Part 2

In our last blog, we discussed how leadership is not a solo effort. We talked about how it is important to build a collaborative environment and gain organizational commitment. So, if leadership is not a solo sport, then it must be a team sport. Working as a team is...

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Leadership Is Not a Solo Sport – Part 1

A while back, I was assisting a mid-sized company with their interview process for a new CEO. The Board of Directors believed the organization’s issues were directly related to their ‘leader’. They spoke of lack of communication, poor decision-making, and...

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2011 Reflection

As 2021 comes to a close, it is an important time for reflection. This time of reflection provides us an opportunity to revisit this video from 2011. In this video, I project what the future of work might look like. Whether insightful or fortuitous, many of my...

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Effective Leadership Training

The Power of Experiential Learning Training is expensive. It costs money and time. A lot of money. And a lot of time. If the lessons taught in training actually grew roots in your organization, it would be worth it. There would be no hesitation to continue to sign up...

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