When we moved a few years ago into a different home, we brought with us boxes of photos and photo frames. Yet, as we unpacked, not everything fit in the new house the same way it had before. We had to make choices about what to frame and what images to hang.   As I reflect…

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While I like to think I’m a rather patient person, I admit detours are not my favorite thing. Whether they are on the road, or in my business it’s frustrating to find my pre-planned path blocked. Can you relate? You know where you’re headed, you have a plan to get there…but the way forward is…

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Do you feel pressure to emerge from crises a wiser, better leader? Are you tired of feeling like you’re falling short of your self-improvement expectations? What if you had different expectations about the kind of change that’s realistic when you are stressed? Let’s look at a better framework to help you effectively clear through the…

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When you are faced with a decision, what gets your attention? Is it the details? Is it the possibilities? Do you weigh out the pros and cons? Are you thinking about how to rally people around the decision?  Now, get in the room with a group of people and make a decision … together. The…

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We often confuse clarity with decisiveness. Everyone expects a leader to be decisive especially in a crisis. “Tell us what to do.” When you do, you get: “No. We can’t do that.” Your people ask for a decision, and sometimes that’s what they need. More often, though, they are looking for clarity. But even for…

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