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How to Talk about Politics at Work

The recent US elections might have been the most contentious ever. And strong feelings continue to abound. Even though the elections are over, many people are deeply worried about what will happen next. Each side was very concerned about what would happen if their...

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Wise Quotes from Great US Political Leaders

What guidance can we turn to now that the US elections are over? Can a deeply divided nation find common ground to move forward as united states? In his Huffington Post article, Alan Briskin suggests the possibility that we have “reached a nadir, a low point in our...

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But, what about the bird?

  Guest Post by Larry Ackerman I am honored to host this guest post by my friend and colleague Larry Ackerman. His provocative message on politics in America today is timely and worthy of reflection. Ever wonder how birds get around, how they are able to fly?...

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Leadership That Matters

Leadership is not necessarily about getting people to follow you. In fact, the test of leadership effectiveness is what happens when you’re not there. If everything depends on you and falls apart when you’re not there, obviously the effectiveness of your team is...

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Criticism, Boundaries and Useful Feedback

Larry was clearly angry. Carl had used his tools (again) without asking, and even worse, hadn’t returned them (again). Larry told me he had given Carl some "tough feedback." He told Carl that he was self-centered and insensitive, and in the future he needed to ask for...

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How to Bridge the Generation Gap in the Workplace

Guest post by Dan Negroni The generation gap in the workplace appears daunting. All sorts of reports describe how huge it is. But bridging the generation gap is not as difficult as it might seem. Real leaders already know how to effectively manage millennials. How?...

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