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Grow as a manager with insights, tips, and stories about awesome leaders.

Leadership (not political) problems, leadership lists, and Nena’s balloons

Hi leader,

What a week and month so far, eh?

It’s hard to stay focused on what I can influence or control when “What the $%X@&* is going on?!”

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What’s your (leadership) stoplight?

You Need to Know What’s Red, Yellow, and Green

This is not about traffic lights.

It’s about where you spend your time and place your energy.

This is an exercise I ask all new executive coaching clients to complete: review your calendar and think about what’s red, yellow, or green.

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Leadership and Covid are both contagious.

Catch the Good Leadership.

Not the Bad.

I’ll start this email by saying that it has nothing to do with masks and vaccines.

Yet Covid and Leadership have some things in common, and the Omicron variant has made the connections stronger.

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Clashing Personalities at Work

We’ve all been there: dealing with the one person at work we just can’t get along with. No matter what we do and say, things don’t get easier. This person just seems different in every way from you. Their personality, wow, you simply don’t get them, and they probably don’t get you either. 
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5 Tips to Ask for Help at Work–NOW

There is one question, no matter who asks it and in what context, that is almost always initially answered with a, “No”. 

Do you know what that question is? 

It’s, “Do you need help?” 

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