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Leading with the Grain

Lead Star, September 8, 2020

Human nature is not always at its best during times of challenge.  Many of the leaders we work with have found more friction in their relationships during COVID times than any time before.  Sure, as… Read More


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What to Do When You’re Inside the Box

Lead Star, August 30, 2020

Our aim at Lead Star is to support you in seeing the nuances of our current reality and help you navigate it with a leader’s mindset.  Acknowledging and accepting reality of the constraints of living… Read More


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I am Scared. I am Perplexed. I am Content.

Lead Star, August 17, 2020

We reached out to our Crisis Cohort* last week and asked them for one word to describe how they feel right now.  Their responses ranged from afraid to content, from anxious to at peace, from… Read More


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Transforming Low Points into Turning Points

Courtney Lynch, July 6, 2020

Many of you know I have 4 kids - three are human and the fourth is Lead Star.  What you might not know is that 3 of my 4 kids have birthdays on the same day.  Tomorrow,… Read More


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Your Talent is Your Safety Net

Lead Star, June 22, 2020

Disruption within the white-collar workforce is picking up.  Many leaders we connected with this week are experiencing a fresh round of layoffs within their organizations.  It’s quite natural to be concerned about losing your job… Read More


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Service, Workplace Heroes and People First

Lead Star, May 25, 2020

Memorial Day is about acknowledging service and sacrifice as we honor those who died serving our country.  Today we have the opportunity to express service and put others first amid COVID times.    Lead Star Partner, Angie… Read More


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It’s a 50/50 split … what side are you on today?

Lead Star, April 20, 2020

As we continue to stay connected to leaders at all levels across diverse industries, one thing we're hearing about is the volatility of mindset we collectively are experiencing.  We're either in a place of being… Read More


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Powerful thoughts on value, authenticity and contribution

Courtney Lynch, March 9, 2020

Memorable quotes on leadership are timeless because they distill lifetime lessons into simple expressions.  Here are three that inspire, followed by questions for reflection as you work to apply them to your life: 1.  “Strive not to be a… Read More


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