Ignite Imaginations with a Change of Place

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One challenge most leaders face is how to inspire more workplace creativity. There are plenty of clock punchers out there—folks who are physically working but mentally retired. Elevating people to higher standards of performance and inspiring

The Impact of Fear on Performance

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If you want to learn about courage, invariably you must also learn about fear. Courage and fear have a strong and interwoven relationship. Most typically, when we choose to behave courageously, we are choosing to engage with fear. And engage we

Good Leaders and the Endowment of Power

Leadership is as ancient as humanity. Since the first tribes of barefooted humans hunted on the African plains, there have been leaders. In fact, leadership is probably older than humanity, in that animals and other organisms display leadership

Perfectly Imperfect

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Nobody’s perfect, but that doesn’t seem to stop people from trying. And why not? There are lots of good reasons for wanting to be perfect. Some professions, for example, greatly benefit from their inherent perfectionism. This is especially true

Courageous Leadership: HRchat Podcast

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This month I had the opportunity to be a guest on the HRchat Podcast with Bill Banham. We discuss how courageous leadership can have an impact on your team at every level. For more insights on Human Resources and improving the ways you work, visit