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Presence and Presents

Angie Morgan, December 24, 2018

Presence and Presents

I’m going to lead by example this year and do something daring: I’m going to abandon my phone this holiday season and stick to real, human connection. Shocking, right?  I’ve already ditched Facebook for one… Read More


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Suffering is Optional

Angie Morgan, December 17, 2018

Suffering is Optional

My dear friend and colleague, Eric Spencer, has a great saying whenever he facilitates a learning session:  “Suffering is optional.”  To his participants, this means that if they have to go to the restroom, they… Read More


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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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