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High Competence, Medium Ego, Low Maintenance

Courtney Lynch, October 7, 2019

How to Be 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,… Read More


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When You Know Better, Do Better

Angie Morgan, August 26, 2019

Accountability: Where Growth Happens Many of us have painful, embarrassing memories of times when we were wrong. Maybe it was: In school, where the Socratic method was alive and well!  You were asked a question,… Read More


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Proud Winner, Accountable Loser

Patrick Nelson, May 6, 2019

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. - C.S. Lewis Have you ever noticed how easy it is to be accountable to success but how difficult… 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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To Record … or Not Record?

Angie Morgan, August 20, 2018

To Record ... or Not Record?

I’ve been thinking a lot this week about what the circumstances would have to be if I were to record a private conversation.  I’m only coming up with one answer: None. (Not entirely true*)  I don’t… Read More


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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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