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Resetting Your SPARK

Patrick Nelson, December 10, 2018

Resetting Your SPARK

“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 Become a “Post-Ego” Leader

Courtney Lynch, December 3, 2018

How to Become a "Post-Ego" Leader

I was recently talking with a colleague about what it takes to succeed in a demanding role. She shared that she thought the successful leader would have, “high competence, medium ego and be low maintenance.”… Read More


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Harnessing Creativity for Innovation

Patrick Nelson, November 26, 2018

Harnessing Creativity for Innovation

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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Perspective Shift

Angie Morgan, November 19, 2018

Perspective Shift

"I didn't realize that." I found myself repeating this phrase recently while strolling through an artist’s exhibit in Chicago. As I was learning their process and method, it dawned on me that while I appreciate… Read More


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This Veterans Day

Patrick Nelson, November 12, 2018

This Veterans Day

“The nation that forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten.” -President Calvin Coolidge As our nation paused yesterday to remember the service of our military Veterans, I was reminded of the brave soldiers who I… Read More


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Be Open to Other Viewpoints

Courtney Lynch, November 5, 2018

Be Open to Other Viewpoints

Tomorrow is election day.  Above all else, please vote.  While doing so, recognize that what you're voting for matters to you; others might not share your viewpoint.   Here are some thoughts to consider: Effective… Read More


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How to Make Yourself Irreplaceable

Angie Morgan, October 29, 2018

How to Make Yourself Irreplaceable

“This guy is irreplaceable,” my client, an HR Leader, shared with me prior to a conversation I was going to have with one of the organization’s IT executives. I love it when people are described… Read More


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Intention vs Impact

Ben Whiting, October 22, 2018

Intention vs Impact

Until the incident, life was great. I was on top of my game with my career, was the proud owner of my first dog, and to top it all off I had just married the… Read More


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