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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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Elevate Your Style Under Stress

Courtney Lynch, February 24, 2020

Elevate Your Style Under Stress It’s easier to lead when life is going well.  When you are enjoying times of productivity, prosperity and harmony, influencing outcomes, inspiring others and keeping a positive attitude seems to come naturally. … Read More


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Leading Your Career

Angie Morgan, February 10, 2020

Leading Your Career “If you plan on being less than you’re capable of, then you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.” – Abraham Maslow Much of my coaching work focuses on… Read More


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One Million Things Can Go Wrong … Yet …

Angie Morgan, January 20, 2020

One Million Things Can Go Wrong … Yet … My New Year’s celebration was pretty epic.  After traveling the Pacific Coast Highway, I found myself in Napa.  Now, I love wine.  So much so that… Read More


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