The Three Buckets of Courage

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Understanding and influencing courageous behavior is an important part of effective leadership and organizational development. When it comes to influencing courage in the workplace, it’s essential to recognize and appreciate the different

Courageous Living

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In 2008, a movie called The Bucket List was released, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. The two play terminally ill cancer patients who escape from a hospital, setting out to accomplish a list of adventurous things before they kick the

5 Leadership Lessons from Powerful Women

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October is National Women’s Small Business Month. It is a time for us to reflect on and appreciate the work of powerful women entrepreneurs in this country and all the contributions they’ve made. In the spirit of this month, let’s look to

Mistakes and the Value of Risk


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

9 Leadership Touchstones

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What inspired you to write 9 Leader Touchstones, and what impact are you hoping it will have on leaders? What’s the “ripple” you’re trying to create? In some form or fashion, I’ve been writing this book for the better