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Leading Change

Managing and leading change is an absolute necessity regardless of your role. In my experience, there are a few essentials that will help you lead through change. First, communicate! Over communicate if necessary but you need to communicate what will be changing and, more importantly, why. Here are some questions I suggest you have answers to when announcing the change:… Continue reading Leading Change

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Marathons, Mindsets & World Records

In 2014 at the Berlin Marathon Dennis Kimetto set the world record of 2:02:57, averaging 4:42 per mile for 26.2 miles. For years, within running circles, the idea of breaking a 2-hour marathon seemed nearly impossible. Last year, though, Nike completed a multi-year project where it attempted to break that 2-hour barrier. It chose a… Continue reading Marathons, Mindsets & World Records

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Leadership Essentials: Communication

We communicate all day, every day. Communication is likely THE essential skill of humankind. Understanding In order to communicate fully, the words spoken must align with the non-verbal cues we are using. We've all had conversations where we this alignment didn't exist and you likely left confused, not knowing with certainty the outcome. Alan Greenspan, an… Continue reading Leadership Essentials: Communication

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Give and Take

Adam Grant is the author of Originals and Give and Take and co-author with Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook) of Option B. He is a Wharton Business School management and psychology professor. He has focused his work on generosity and helping, job design and meaningful work, leadership and culture, originality and non-conformity, work motivation and… Continue reading Give and Take