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Performance CANNOT Exceed Self Worth!

Part 2 of 2 – Self-Sabotage Series Did you know that your personal performance cannot rise beyond the measure of your self-worth?  For me, that answered a lot of nagging questions, doubt and concerns. I have had a blast the last two weeks interviewing two internationally renowned experts on self-sabotage.  My first guest was Vickie Read More

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Consequence of Not Knowing Behavior

What Did the Chinese and Other Cultures Know that We are Still Learning? The study of how humans behave and interact did not start in the late 50’s and 60’s in the U.S.  If you study Chinese culture and philosophy, this was a question posed by its intellectual leaders needing to understand the “why” of Read More

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Wrong Behaviors Losing $11M Yearly

The Critical Need to Understand the Art & Science of Behavior. Over the last two weeks I have spoken directly to our listeners regarding the critical need to understand the art and science of behavior.  There is a real need to invest in the science of understanding what makes you and your team members tick. Read More

Apparently, I am Going to Hell …

Because I am a Woman that Stands by Her Own Choices! Do you ever wonder why the gender wars are still happening?  Because many women at the top, who have successfully shattered glass ceilings and have earned fame, fortune and sustainability keep telling the rest of us what and how to think.  Interesting, not “why” Read More

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Aligning Your Soul to the Role

A Cultural Perspective:  The Best of the Best like to Hang with the Best of the Best … We had the honor of interviewing Phil Norman, Chief People Officer of Canyon Ranch. Since 1979, Canyon Ranch is one of the world’s recognized leaders in healthy living and luxury spa vacations, with destination spa resorts and Read More

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Why Culture Should Be Your Strategy

The research around the people side of the business is finally catching up with the courageous beliefs that a few leaders have been living out from the very beginning. People are not robots and do not show up day in and day out for the sole purpose of making money.  Don’t get me wrong, we Read More

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Leadership Fingerprints & Positive Organizational Influence

What does studying Russian have in common with corporate HR? The answer is quite simple, Nicole Enright, Avnet’s Vice President of Human Resources. Like many young leaders, Nicole had a plan and a career direction that was solid and sound.  Like so many great leaders, she made herself available to opportunities, even when they didn’t Read More

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Blind Loyalty

Can You Afford One Toxic Employee? The answer to the question above seems obvious and I suspect the vast majority of leaders, if posed with this question, would respond with a resounding NO.  Ironically, I suspect many of these same leaders, if questioned further, would realize that they have in fact allowed a toxic employee Read More

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3 Top Tips For Building Team Unity

How Well Do You Know Your Team? If you were asked to give facts about the personal lives of those you lead, would you be able to do it?  More importantly, would you understand why being able to do this was even important?  Would your team members be able to do the same with each Read More

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Attracting Millennials & Keeping Them

Due to their sheer numbers alone, Millennials are garnering lots of attention in the war on talent, and for good reason. The world they’ve been raised in is very different from that of other generations. Most received their first piece of technology long before they hit a classroom and can get access to so much Read More