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Angie Morgan, October 15, 2018

B Student

This year has been a year of personal distraction. My husband, Matt Morgan, has been running for Congress – the US House of Representatives. So in addition to leading Lead Star, I’ve been running myself… Read More


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The Big, Annoying “But”

Angie Morgan, October 1, 2018

The Big, Annoying "But"

Have you ever received a backhanded compliment? “You’re a really great presenter, but with more experience, you’ll be better.” Or, have you ever received feedback that was well-intentioned, but just rubbed you the wrong way? “The project you… Read More


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To Record … or Not Record?

Angie Morgan, August 20, 2018

To Record ... or Not Record?

I’ve been thinking a lot this week about what the circumstances would have to be if I were to record a private conversation.  I’m only coming up with one answer: None. (Not entirely true*)  I don’t… Read More


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Don’t Make People Have to Ask for Help

Angie Morgan, August 13, 2018

Don't Make People Have to Ask for Help

While our team often prides ourselves in doling out guidance, we often get some incredible insight from our audience.     Recently, I delivered a keynote and a manager came up to me after to share… Read More


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The Workplace Funk

Angie Morgan, August 6, 2018

The Workplace Funk

The workplace funk – do you know what it is?  No, it’s not the moldy sandwich in the shared refrigerator that is stinking up the break room.  Nor is it a fancy jingle – set to the… Read More


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Not the Loudest Person in the Room?

Angie Morgan, July 30, 2018

Not the Loudest Person in the Room?

We have a range of talents on Team Lead Star.  We all fancy ourselves as performers, of sorts, when we’re facilitating learning sessions.  Yet, only one of us has truly performed in theater, Ben Whiting.     Ben… Read More


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10 Signs You Work in a Toxic Environment (and Five Things You Can Do About It)

Angie Morgan, July 16, 2018

10 Signs You Work in a Toxic Environment (and Five Things You Can Do About It)

I’ve seen inside both thriving and toxic work environments for more than a decade, and there are clear, telltale signs that indicate whether (or not) you’re working in a healthy organization.  I’m compiling my list so… Read More


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Go To A Parade

Angie Morgan, July 2, 2018

Go To A Parade

It takes dozens of hours to put together a float.  It’s a pretty involved task: Coming up with a concept Buying supplies Coordinating schedules to construct the float Participating in the parade itself, which can be… Read More


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