• The Leadership Curse

    Along with encouraging the development of good leadership habits, it’s also my job to shine a light on those debilitating habits which can effectively sabotage our leadership opportunities. One such stumbling block I call the “leadership curse” — you know, the use of profanity. Okay, before I start sounding holier than thou, I’ll go ahead […]

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  • The Leadership Curse

    Along with encouraging the development of good leadership habits, it’s also my job to shine a light on those debilitating habits which can effectively sabotage our leadership opportunities. One such stumbling block I call the “leadership curse” — you know, the use of profanity. Okay, before I start sounding holier than thou, I’ll go ahead […]

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  • How to Say No Tactfully in Business

    You’re minding your own business when your phone rings. On the line is a friend, family member, business associate or possibly a total stranger. Whomever it is, the one thing that’s unmistakable is that they want something from you. It could be your money, your time, your effort, maybe even your influence. Whatever it is, […]

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  • Just the Facts

     One of the best known, iconic lines in entertainment history, apparently was never actually spoken. At least not by the character to whom credit was assigned. Many Baby Boomers remember the original Dragnet television series which aired from 1967 to 1970. It was a police drama built around actual cases drawn from the files of […]

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  • In Search of Original Thought

    As I get older, I frequently find myself noodling on obscure thoughts from my distant past. It happened again recently when I remembered a quote from my college days. The specific class, professor and subject have long since faded away. But, the quote apparently remains indelibly etched in my psyche. “An original thought only occurs […]

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