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There are No Small Roles

Eric Spencer, May 14, 2018

There are No Small Roles

I recently had the privilege of watching a local theater company perform The Wizard of Oz. My 14-year-old daughter played the Scarecrow, and it was a treat to see her do her thing. What struck me… Read More


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Tips for the Time-Poor Professional

Angie Morgan, May 7, 2018

Tips for the Time-Poor Professional

In the midst of running a business, raising a family, and helping support my husband’s Congressional campaign, a new responsibility fell on my lap recently. I am now heading the float-building committee for my son’s… Read More


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When You Don’t Fit In, Do This

Courtney Lynch, April 22, 2018

When You Don’t Fit In, Do This

  Leaders grow and develop at different paces. Sometimes we evolve quickly in a season, other times our growth seems to slow. At some point in our professional lives, we’re going to find ourselves out… Read More


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When Work Isn’t Working For You

Angie Morgan, March 18, 2018

When Work Isn’t Working For You

Your career has its peaks and valleys.    Peaks are great, right? You closed the big deal. Your proposal was a success with your client. Your team completed a project under budget and ahead of… Read More


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Show, Don’t Tell

Ben Whiting, February 12, 2018

Show, Don’t Tell.

Imagine... it's the first real day of spring in Chicago, a Saturday. You sit on the 151 bus, energizing yourself by listening to Hootie and the Blowfish, Gin Blossoms, and Boyz II Men on your… Read More


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Create Your Own Leadership Laboratory

Angie Morgan, February 5, 2018

How to Create Your Own Leadership Laboratory

There is little debate over the value of leadership. We may not all become perfect leaders, but we can all demonstrate accountability, credibility, confidence, decisiveness, and emotional resolve. Those behaviors enable us to influence and… Read More


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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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