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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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Define Your Experience

Lead Star, August 24, 2020

Right now we’re all understanding how a single year can shape the course of a life.  And, while it’s easy to think it’s the circumstances that make the experience memorable, it’s actually our response to… 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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Brace Yourself – We’ve Got One More Year.

Lead Star, August 3, 2020

We don’t ever want to be the bearers of bad news, but the bearers of the truth as we see it? Absolutely.  Leaders deal with reality.  We’ve been listening and learning from senior leaders across… Read More


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Champagne Wishes, Post-COVID Dreams

Angie Morgan, July 13, 2020

It’s taken me three months to chill out.    Seriously.   Once I realized that in-person learning and consulting wasn’t going to happen in 2020, and it was going to be quite some time before… Read More


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Does Planning Feel Like a Waste of Time?

Lead Star, June 29, 2020

Two weeks ago, we wrote about the Return to Office journey.  Just a few days ago, we talked to many of you who are now returning to your home offices (again) due to COVID cases… 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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