You’ve Reached the Top. What Comes Next?

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Imagine building a long and positive track record as a leader. You’ve earned your stripes through hard work, persistence, and dedication.  You have invested time creating opportunities to grow and develop people and organizations. You’ve made 

Use Courage—Not Fear—To Manage Your Team

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Years ago, I wrote an international bestselling management book called, Courage Goes to Work. I’ve taught the concepts of

Leaders Don’t Freak Out

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Edited April 12, 2021 As a leader, stress is inevitable. However, it is what you do with that stress that makes all the difference. You can either let stress take you down, or you can let it energize and motivate you. Whatever you do, don’t

Risk-Taking Advice From America’s Greatest Mountaineer

Updated March 22, 2021 Ed Viesturs is arguably the greatest American mountaineer that ever lived, or more accurately, lives. Ed has a reputation for being a calculated risk-taker, who refuses to compromise safety because of ambition. As a result, he

Surprising Life Lessons Thanks to a Special Plant

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I’ve always lived in my head a little too much. Drawn to ideas and ideals, I’m attracted to lofty philosophies and neglectful of attending to what’s right in front of me. So at the start of this year, I decided I would begin a daily practice