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Is Your In-House Training PURPOSEFUL (and Memorable)?

What do you remember from your last in-house training webinar? Have you taken time to review your notes, shared what you learned with others or actually made a change based on what you learned? As listening experts, we realize that most people forget 70% of what they hear if it isn’t reinforced and practiced within …

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Are Positive Leaders Really Toxic?

Although a number of articles recently have focused on the damaging consequences of going overboard with Toxic Positivity, for years social scientists have documented the benefits of positive leadership especially during times of uncertainty. Yet, executive coaches and leadership consultants frequently encounter cynical attitudes when positive leadership is associated with being “soft” without an eye …

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Resilience: The Art of Knowing When to Swivel and Twist

Adversity, difficulties and disruptive changes help us build resiliency. During the last nine months, the pandemic has forced us to learn, adapt and anticipate how to do things differently.  And, like the old game of Twister, many businesses have shown us how crucial it is to change direction, swivel and reposition, by changing their approaches …

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How to Self-censor to Avoid Saying the “Wrong” Thing

“A basic tenet of healthy democracy is open dialogue and transparency.” — Peter Fenn “A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.” — Dalai Lama During WWII, soldiers’ letters were censored with a stamp of approval before being mailed home. The allies feared that sensitive information might get into enemy hands. …

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Do You Have the Courage to be a Radical Empathizer?

Even during the pandemic, star athletes physically and psychologically prepare for their next athletic challenge. Just as athletes prepare for marathons, triathlons, the gridiron and other physical contests, leaders need to prepare for difficult or challenging situations. Today, many leaders and managers tell us that they’re afraid to start a conversation or dialogue about racial …

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