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An Abundant Mindset in Scarcity Times

Lead Star, June 1, 2020

There’s no denying this is the most challenging time we’ve faced in a generation.  For many leaders, and the organizations they are charged to lead, the future is uncertain, resources seem scarce, and they’re experiencing a… 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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Leading Your Career in COVID-19 Times

Lead Star, May 18, 2020

When we rebranded our Leadership Moments “Leading in the Moment” we knew one thing: being in the moment is a helpful way to experience significant change.  We all need to be more present than ever… Read More


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What are the COVID-19 Triggered Changes?

Lead Star, May 11, 2020

The pandemic has certainly changed our working world and it’s just getting started.  More Americans are unemployed than at any time since the Great Depression.  We have a unique vantage point at Lead Star to see how uneven… Read More


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Allostatic Overload Amidst the Month of “Wait and See”

Lead Star, May 4, 2020

One of our brain’s critical functions is to connect dots, recognize patterns, and predict what’s next – all in an effort to reduce uncertainty.  As humans, we actually don’t like feeling surprised (aside from birthdays… Read More


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Getting Ready for that Better Tomorrow

Lead Star, April 27, 2020

Leaders at All Levels   We’ve been amazed and inspired by the leadership we’ve seen demonstrated amidst COVID-19: Managers increasing their informal conversations with team members Different departments improving collaboration Individual contributors innovating on the… Read More


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Read this if people are depending on you to lead right now

Lead Star, March 23, 2020

The world is drastically different than it was just weeks ago.  The only thing we know for sure about these times is that leaders at all levels are needed. We’d like to support you as you step… Read More


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Say You’re Sorry Only When …

Angie Morgan, March 2, 2020

Say You’re Sorry Only When You’re at Fault.  That leadership principle resonated with many professionals when we started sharing this in the early days of Lead Star.  The idea behind this principle is that our apologies need to… Read More


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