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Leadership Lessons From Wicked Tuna

I don’t watch television very often, but when I do it’s more channel flipping than anything. Recently, the “dial” landed on the show Wicked Tuna. I know, but it’s on the National Geographic channel so it must be interesting. Plus, I had questions:  1. How big are the tuna? (they’re much bigger than what’s in my StarKist can) […]

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Face It. Solve It. Forget It.

Every one of us is in the people business. We work with people. We sell to people. We serve people.  But spending much of our day with other people can sometimes be tricky. There are emotions in play and people often disagree when not hearing one another or seeing eye to eye. Sometimes those disagreements […]

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Clear Communication Eliminates Fear

On a recent Tuesday, a supervisor sent his employee an instant message, asking to meet with him at the end of the following day. The employee replied that he could meet at that time. Two views: The supervisor was very happy with the employee. The employee was doing well and the supervisor wanted to check in with the […]

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Making the Leap Toward Top Performance

When it comes to leadership lessons, stories using frogs continue to “hop up.” There’s no doubt that making these frog lessons part of your everyday practice will lead to improved performance. Three Frogs I believe it was Harvey McKay who told a story of three frogs, two of which decided to jump from their lily […]

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What Do Values Have To Do With It!?

No, the title is not about Values and IT, as in computers, but Values and It as in work. You know — alignment, how you show up every day, what you believe, what is at your core, how your values are aligned with your work culture, and how engaged you are at work. When was […]

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