The Imposter Syndrome is an Imposter!

The Imposter Syndrome is an Imposter!

Let’s say you imagine yourself in a leadership role, and IMMEDIATELY your mind says back to you, “Who, YOU?” Acknowledge how much power your mind has! It gets your spoon to your mouth reliably, it keeps you in your office chair while simultaneously saying, “take a...

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The Imposter Syndrome is an Imposter!

The Imposter Syndrome is an Imposter!

Let’s say you imagine yourself in a leadership role, and IMMEDIATELY your mind says back to you, “Who, YOU?” Acknowledge how much power your mind has! It gets your spoon to your mouth reliably, it keeps you in your office chair while simultaneously saying, “take a...

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4 Steps to Master the Art of Hiring Smarter

4 Steps to Master the Art of Hiring Smarter

This question is for the senior executive team to ask themselves or an HR discussion with the executive team: "Are we tolerating less than ‘A’ player performance, perhaps by not clearly defining ‘A’ performance?  Or by letting ‘B’ performers slide even with clear...

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Can You Handle the Truth?

Can You Handle the Truth?

Seeking the truth. Finding the truth. Facing the truth. Communicating the truth. It takes an extraordinary commitment to the truth to seek it and frankly not everyone is interested. Some people like their own version of reality just fine, thank you. It’s hard to make...

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Listening is a Power Source for Leaders

Listening is a Power Source for Leaders

As a facilitator of CEO business support groups, I held conversations with candidates for my groups to discern the likelihood that they would be good listeners.  I distinctly remember one CEO who told me, “I take only my own counsel.  No thank you.”  I had had...

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How Can Leaders Earn Your Trust?

How Can Leaders Earn Your Trust?

Do you choose to work at a company because of exceptional leadership and trust in an individual or team?  Maybe you attend a particular church because of the minister and their leadership in the area of spirituality.  You might have joined a nonprofit because the...

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