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Read my thoughts on leadership, business, family, and more.
Individual sports require teamwork too.
Are you building a football team or a swimming team?
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In an increasingly self-centered world where teamwork is on the decline, it is essential that we become deliberate about being deliberate about the type of team we are creating.

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Do you have a social radar?
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Are you aware of how other’s interpret your behaviors? Do you know when you’re causing angst? Developing a social radar is critical as you grow in seniority.

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Stressed
Why your fear is making matters worse
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Do you let your imagination define your relationships? Do you build up animosity by assuming intent, making judgements and allowing issues to fester? More often than not, disconnects between people are fueled by assumptions and allowed to fester due to a lack of direct communication.

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Executives are responsible for everything.
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Those who know me well have heard me say, “Focus is what we say no to.” I believe wholeheartedly that we move the needle the most when we are intensely…

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Lead with Humble Confidence
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In an era of self promotion, we have lost the core of what makes great leaders truly great – humble confidence.

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Live an Integrated Life
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Being successful in business is hard. Being a parent is hard too. Stop pitting the two against each other.

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Thrive in the Digital Economy
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Succeed in the digital economy by changing the way your organization thinks.

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Diversity: How we built a 50% female leadership team
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Several months ago, my daughter Catherine decided to play dodgeball during lunch with several students from her seventh-grade class. Knowing she was a stellar athlete, one of the boys in…

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How my bad habit sabotaged productivity for my team
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Over the past 12 years of my career, I have ruined vacations for nearly an entire generation of my employees. Like it or not, as leaders, people watch, and emulate,…

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Purpose and Profit Can and Should Coexist
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Too often, our society pits purpose and profit as opposing forces, as individuals pitch their camp in one of two extremes. On one side, purpose-driven zealots rail at the thought…

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