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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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White Collar Layoffs, the Stockdale Paradox, and a FREE Team Learning Offer

Lead Star, April 6, 2020

There’s a lot in that subject line, we know.  Let’s jump in.     We recently surveyed our Crisis Cohort* about possible layoffs during this time.  More than a third of those responding (35.5%) fear they… Read More


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Powerful thoughts on value, authenticity and contribution

Courtney Lynch, March 9, 2020

Memorable quotes on leadership are timeless because they distill lifetime lessons into simple expressions.  Here are three that inspire, followed by questions for reflection as you work to apply them to your life: 1.  “Strive not to be a… Read More


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The (Often) Overlooked Business Drivers – D&I

Patrick Nelson, February 3, 2020

Overlooked Business Drivers What you don’t know about diversity and inclusion could be limiting your perspective … and career. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” - Dr Martin… Read More


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The Significance of Stepping Aside

Courtney Lynch, January 27, 2020

The Significance of Stepping Aside  I delivered my twin daughters via emergency c-section.  Due to a variety of complications, the surgery went south very quickly.  Barely conscious, I wasn’t aware of the details at the… Read More


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The Key to Developing Your Career in 2020

Patrick Nelson, January 13, 2020

The Key to Developing Your Career in 2020 Are you looking for one, simple thing you can do to advance your career this year?  Read on… Up until recently, my professional network was comprised mainly… Read More


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Working Too Much? Here’s How to Do Less … Better …

Courtney Lynch, December 2, 2019

How to Do Less ... But Better One of the perks of my job is I get to visit interesting places all around the world.   This fall I found myself in Grand Rapids, MI on… Read More


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