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The Quality of Mercy Is Very Much Strained

In an era of 24-hour news cycles and social media, people accused of wrongdoing are assumed guilty, and the quality of mercy has fallen by the wayside. This guest post by John Baldoni reflects themes explored in his newest book GRACE: A Leader’s Guide for a Better Us.

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Why Men Don’t Have Friends and Why Women Should Care

My latest blog post “Why Men Don’t Have Friends and Why Women Should Care” shares an article my professor, advisor and mentor, Don Carew, handed out at the beginning of each leadership class at Univ of Mass in the mid 1980’s. What does this have to do with leadership? Why is it important for both men and women? Is it still relevant today? I think the answers will be obvious as you read the article. And check out the great conversation in the comments at the end!

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The Death of Integrity

Guest post by Larry Ackerman Note from Jesse: I am honored to host this thought-provoking article by my good friend Larry Ackerman on the Death of Integrity. So important and well-written!   I recently came across a witty line that was part of a political...

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Best Leadership Blog Posts of 2018

In 2018 Seapoint Center published over 30 articles focused on all aspects of leadership, including communication and personal effectiveness. Using Google Analytics data and the number of reader comments, I identified this year's five best leadership blog posts....

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6 Tips for First-Time Managers

The jump from the role of individual contributor to a first-time manager is one of the most dramatic and most challenging leaps you can make. It requires a complete shift in how you see your role and in how you deliver results. But unfortunately, most new managers are...

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5 Reasons You Should NOT Set Goals

The idea that you should not set goals runs counter to what we’ve been taught. Numerous research studies over the years have established a strong link between goal-setting and success, motivation and confidence. For most people, setting goals can make the difference...

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It’s time to pause…

Today is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere - the darkest day of the darkest week of the year. It is the moment before the balance shifts and light begins to overtake darkness. There is a brief moment of change, a pause, as the sun changes direction from...

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