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How to Build Accountability as a Leader

Courtney Lynch, March 5, 2018

Demonstrating accountability means relentlessly seeking ownership of mistakes, missteps, problems, and any other less than-best outcome you are either responsible for or associated with. Watch above as SPARK author Courtney Lynch explains why accountability can… Read More


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Think On It

Courtney Lynch, April 3, 2017

Lately, my desk has been a mess. I’m typically someone who prides themselves on a clean desk. Yet, my standards are clearly slipping. The messy desk has been making me anxious for days. Yesterday, I… Read More


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“I’m Sorry, But…”

Angie Morgan, January 16, 2017

I'm Sorry, But...

Excuses only satisfy the person who delivers them. I can remember the early days of Marine Corps training. These aren’t fond memories: Sergeant Instructors barking orders, endless sets of pushups, never-ending formation runs, and the… Read More


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What You Don’t Know Until It’s Over

Courtney Lynch, October 24, 2016

Keep Ithaka always in your mind. Arriving there is what you are destined for. But do not hurry the journey at all. Better if it lasts for years, so you are old by the time… Read More


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Turning Personality Conversations into Performance Conversations

Sean Lynch, September 19, 2016

Turning Personality Conversations into Performance Conversations

When people don’t perform to expectations, it can be frustrating. In our frustration, it can be tempting to attribute poor performance to personalities. It’s because they are [they don’t] [they can’t] [they won’t] _____________! If… Read More


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When to say “When”

Angie Morgan, February 29, 2016

When to say "When"

“My mom didn’t raise a quitter” was my mantra. I’d repeat that phrase whenever I felt like enough was enough, or when things got difficult and I wanted to bail. Quitting, at least the idea… Read More


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Not all Models are Perfect 10s 

Angie Morgan, February 5, 2016

We’ve been surrounded by models our whole life – role models, that is. Some have been great! They’ve inspired us to develop leadership behaviors because they’ve set such a positive example. Some of them have… Read More


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Don’t Have a Bored Meeting

Angie Morgan, November 30, 2015

Don't Have a Bored Meeting

I was packing for a business trip recently when my son, Judge, asked, “Where are you going this time?” “Phoenix,” I said. “I have to go to a Board Meeting.” “What’s a bored meeting?” He… Read More


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