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5 Ways to Ruin Your Next Presentation

Morag Barrett, September 17, 2018

5 Ways to Ruin Your Next Presentation

It seems to me that PowerPoint has become the ubiquitous communication tool of the corporate world.  Hours and hours are spent in trying to create the “perfect deck” (which I believe is impossible).  Changes and… Read More


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It’s Never Too Late to Start

Morag Barrett, July 23, 2018

It's Never Too Late to Start

Did you hear the cacophony of groans and cheers that sounded this week? I received an email from the school district this week announcing that it was “Less than a month till ‘Back to School.’”… Read More


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Why You Forget People’s Names (And 5 Things You Can Do About It)

Morag Barrett, June 18, 2018

When I was growing up I remember that when my dad called me it often sounded like “Lucy-Bella-Emma-Morag." This hyphenated stumbling over my name often happened when he was distracted. As a point of clarification,… Read More


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Meeting Etiquette by Elon Musk

Morag Barrett, April 30, 2018

Meeting Etiquette By Elon Musk

Forget our phones. It seems that we are all addicted to meetings. Maybe it’s the companionship, the high-powered discussions, or simply the tea and cookies that keeps us coming back for more. However, despite all… Read More


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Do You LEAD With Feedback?

Morag Barrett, February 26, 2018

Do You LEAD with Feedback?

How many times have you gotten feedback that ruffled your feathers or caused you to roll your eyes? Yet later, when you’d calmed down and put righteous indignation aside, you realized that you’d misheard the… Read More


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How to Be a High-Stakes Leader

Morag Barrett, December 4, 2017

How to be a High-Stakes Leader

If asked what separates great leaders from poor leaders, you could likely identify a long list of characteristics. It can be more challenging, however, to differentiate between good and great leaders.   When things are… Read More


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High-Performing Teams: Lessons from the Symphony Orchestra

Morag Barrett, October 23, 2017

High-Performing Teams: Lessons from the Symphony Orchestra

I recently wrote a Leadership Moment that described the leadership lessons from the orchestra conductor. There is no doubt that an orchestra conductor plays a critical role in the success of any group. The Broomfield… Read More


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It’s Back to School – For All of Us!

Morag Barrett, August 28, 2017

It’s Back to School - For All of Us!

This year has flown past. Only yesterday we were considering our New Year Resolutions, then in the blink of an eye, it was summer. Now here we are, poof! It’s the start of fall and… Read More


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