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How to Manage Seasons of Change

Patrick Nelson, September 18, 2017

How to Manage Seasons of Change

“Every end is a new beginning.” Marianne Williamson I don’t know about you, but I feel like this summer just flew by. I’m still trying to figure out where July went and now it’s already… Read More


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How Self-Awareness Affects Your Leadership Success

Patrick Nelson, September 5, 2017

  Your capacity for self-awareness increases your ability to influence outcomes and inspire others. Self-awareness allows you to both recognize your strengths and identify potential blind spots. Here are two things you can start doing… Read More


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6 Ways to Reset Your Spark After a Setback

Patrick Nelson, July 24, 2017

Resetting Your Spark After a Setback

“We’ve decided to go with someone else.” Being on the receiving end of that message can cause a visceral reaction that makes us question our value. I can still remember a time in my young… Read More


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How to Be a MVP at Work

Patrick Nelson, June 19, 2017

How to Be a MVP at Work

Imagine for a second that you are starting a chicken farm. Your goal is to have your flock of chickens produce the most number of eggs possible. Would you want a coop full of high… Read More


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For Those Who Fight For Freedom

Patrick Nelson, May 29, 2017

For Those Who Fight For Freedom

Memorial Day is often celebrated in America as the unofficial start to summer, a three-day weekend complete with BBQ’s and plenty of relaxation time. Like many, I enjoy my time off – but I also… Read More


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How Grit Makes You a Better Leader

Patrick Nelson, April 10, 2017

How Grit Makes You a Better Leader

I dropped out of college two days after 9/11 to join the Army.  I had no idea that in the next seven years I’d serve as a paratrooper, deploy three times to Iraq and Afghanistan,… Read More


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Why Creative Leaders Are More Successful

Patrick Nelson, February 20, 2017

Why Creative Leaders Are More Successful

Growing up, I never considered myself a creative person. I associated creativity with someone who was an artist or musician. My artistic and musical abilities were limited to rudimentary stick figures and learning how to… Read More


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Breaking Down Teamwork Barriers

Patrick Nelson, November 28, 2016

Breaking Down Teamwork Barriers

I love turnaround stories about teams that break down barriers to reach their full potential. Case in point: 25 years ago a Major League Baseball team from a small market shocked the world by winning… Read More


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