Leading by example – whether you like it or not, as a leader, that’s what you do. Everything you do trickles down and has an impact on your people and those in your circle, whether you lead from the front, or lead from behind. In fact, you are training your people by the way you…

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I am a wave-with-a-smile kind of gal. On my daily walks in my neighborhood, I make it a habit to initiate a wave and smile to everyone that passes by. This has not always been the case. In the past, I have been a wave-with-a-smile-if-you-waved-first kind of gal like Mr. Frank (not his real name),…

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The Best Leaders

Over the years I have worked under a variety of leaders. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that working under a great leader is pure joy, and working under a not so great leader is frustrating, stressful, and discouraging. The leader you work under has a whole lot to do with…

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Have you ever seen the show “Hoarders: Buried Alive?” Watching it can be hard! If you haven’t seen the show, let me bring you up to speed: it is about people experiencing personal crisis, often great loss, that are unable to get rid of things. As a result, many of these extreme hoarders are unable…

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Ever feel like you are pulled in a million different directions? Stretched to the point of breaking? Overwhelmed? That’s how I felt on my first and last water skiing adventure. To be fair, I am not much for water sports. That did not keep me from accepting an invitation to spend the day on a…

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Who comes to mind when you think of leaders? Big names associated with leadership like John Maxwell, Simon Sinek, or the late Stephen Covey? Or possibly one of the 50 people Fortune Magazine named as The World’s Greatest Leaders in 2014: Pope Francis, Warren Buffet, Bono, Ellen Kullman, or Juliana Rotich, among 45 others. Perhaps…

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