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Leadership Lessons from a Raccoon

Doug Swanson, September 25, 2017

Leadership Lessons from a Raccoon

Growing up, a favorite story of mine was Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls. It’s the story of young Billy, on a quest to buy and train a pair of ‘coon dogs. To train them… Read More


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How to Become a Post-Ego Leader

Courtney Lynch, September 11, 2017

How to Become 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, medium ego and be low maintenance.”… Read More


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Leadership Lessons from the Orchestra Conductor

Morag Barrett, August 7, 2017

Leadership Lessons from the Orchestra Conductor

There is no doubt that any musical performance can be electrifying when everyone is playing in harmony. Yet it only takes one person to be off-key and out of tune and the performance can be… Read More


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The Most Important Choice Ultra Successful Leaders Make

Courtney Lynch, July 31, 2017

Make This Choice to Become a Successful Leader

Most of us understand that we can do more as part of a team than we can alone. Humans really are better together. That is if, and it’s a big if, they can work well… Read More


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How to be Irreplaceable

Angie Morgan, May 15, 2017

How to Be Irreplaceable

If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not… Read More


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Building Trust for Performance

Sean Lynch, March 6, 2017

Leaders ask a lot of their followers. People are asked to follow leaders into the unknown or the potentially perilous, change work habits or attitudes, and commit to the team or the organization. Following a… Read More


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Why Creative Leaders Are More Successful

Patrick Nelson, February 20, 2017

Why Creative Leaders Are More Successful

Growing up, I never considered myself a creative person. I associated creativity with someone who was an artist or musician. My artistic and musical abilities were limited to rudimentary stick figures and learning how to… Read More


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7 Tips to Influence and Inspire in the Workplace

Patrick Nelson, September 6, 2016

Leadership happens in moments. Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can positively influence others: A warm smile or “hello” in the hallway Telling someone their project work was exceptional Giving someone your complete attention as… Read More


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