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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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Innovation = Recombination

Courtney Lynch, October 8, 2018

Innovation = Recombination

Recently, I had the luxury of spending three days with Luis Perez-Breva, the Director of the MIT Innovation Teams program. In addition to being an extremely successful entrepreneur who has built and sold multiple companies,… 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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Set Aside These 4 Things to Improve Your Mindfulness

Ruby Vesely, September 24, 2018

Set Aside These 4 Things to Improve Your Mindfulness

Mindfulness is one of the hot topics right now and has several different interpretations – most of them associated with being fully present and aware of the world around you. Adding on to this, I… Read More


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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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Proud Winner, Accountable Loser

Patrick Nelson, September 10, 2018

Pride in Victory, Accountability in Failure

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to be accountable to success but how difficult it can be to be accountable to failure? When success happens, it’s rewarding – if not exciting – to… Read More


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Autumn Leaves, Mouthwash, and Rogaine

Ben Whiting, September 4, 2018

Autumn Leaves, Mouthwash, and Rogaine

So it finally happened… two months ago the love of my life, my wife, told me I might want to consider using some kind of treatment for my thinning hair. She attempted this with kindness… Read More


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It’s Not All About You…

Eric Spencer, August 27, 2018

It's Not All About You...

Hi, my name is Eric, and I work in HR. Gets you fired up, doesn't it? Everyone loves HR...you know, when they want to terminate someone, need some help with that open requisition, or want… Read More


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