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152 No Shortcuts

152 No Shortcuts

February 22, 2021

When we’re too busy with being who and what we are we fail to become who and what we’re meant to be. There are no shortcuts to the hard work of transformation.

151 An Economic Paradigm Shift

151 An Economic Paradigm Shift

February 15, 2021

Business and social justice don’t always appear in the same sentence, but they should. When the two come together, positive things can happen.

150 Interrupted

150 Interrupted

February 8, 2021

I think it is interesting that many people are more interested in the commercial interruptions during the Super Bowl than they are in the game itself. What’s your attitude about interruptions?

149 Calling Out Evil

149 Calling Out Evil

February 1, 2021

Seemingly insignificant issues, left unchecked, can develop into substantial problems. So, when confronted with bad behavior or unethical decisions, do you speak up or keep quiet?

148 A Higher-Purpose Mission Transformation

148 A Higher-Purpose Mission Transformation

January 25, 2021

The decision to infuse a higher purpose into your culture, one that guides strategic decisions and gives clarity to everyday tasks, is what propels companies to success.

147 Who Do You Listen to? Who Do You Follow?

147 Who Do You Listen to? Who Do You Follow?

January 18, 2021

Strong leaders want to know the truth and surround themselves with advisors who will present them with the good, the bad, and the ugly, and then they follow their advice.

146 Well Pleased

146 Well Pleased

January 11, 2021

Leadership requires you to handle conflicting demands from customers, employees, bosses, family and faith. When you have your priorities right, everything else falls into place.

145 Clinging to Our Treasures

145 Clinging to Our Treasures

January 4, 2021

Looking to transform your company culture and change your future? It requires letting go of the obstacles to the future you want. The whole point is transformation which means leaving old ways behind in exchange for the greater good that lies ahead.

144 What are You Striving For?

144 What are You Striving For?

December 28, 2020

Mediocrity is the result of lowered expectations when anything better is viewed as impossible. Excellence is achieved by striving for the impossible.

143 Rerouted

143 Rerouted

December 21, 2020

Your “WHY” is your purpose, your north star. It doesn’t change even though circumstances change. When you’re not clear about your “WHY”, you lose your bearings when you get rerouted.

142 Who Are You?

142 Who Are You?

December 14, 2020

The Unique Value Proposition is the marketing strategy of informing customers about how your brand or product is superior or different to your competitors. It is easier said than done.

141 Managing Priorities and Pride

141 Managing Priorities and Pride

December 7, 2020

Two things that may be getting in the way of planning for your departure are a failure in time management and a failure in humility. Overcoming both are essential for long-term success.

140 Planning for Your Departure

140 Planning for Your Departure

November 30, 2020

One of the greatest keys to success for a business in the long term is effective succession planning. But many leaders put off planning for their departure, as if that day may never come.

139 Corporate Works of Mercy

139 Corporate Works of Mercy

November 23, 2020

Completing performance appraisals only at year-end loses the real value of performance evaluations that comes from a continuous process that happens throughout the year.

138 Use It or Lose It

138 Use It or Lose It

November 16, 2020

Edmund Burke said, “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” Do what you can with what you got—nothing more, nothing less.

137 Foolish or Wise – You Choose

137 Foolish or Wise – You Choose

November 9, 2020

No one wants to be a fool, but if you fail to be prepared you are one. Listen to this week’s episode of By Your Life where we’ll talk how taking personal responsibility for being prepared is the wise thing to do.

136 Happiness is Countercultural

136 Happiness is Countercultural

November 2, 2020

Wealth is morally neutral, but as MCI-WorldCom, Enron, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and Purdue Pharma have shown, an unbridled pursuit of wealth can lead to our downfall.

135 The GOAC

135 The GOAC

October 26, 2020

A leader cannot effectively lead others without first leading themself. A pre-requisite to this self-leadership is a strong self-image which rests on self-love.

134 Truth, Truthiness, and The Social Dilemma

134 Truth, Truthiness, and The Social Dilemma

October 18, 2020

Most people will ignore facts that are contrary to their beliefs and will seek out, interpret, and focus on facts that confirm their preconceptions. It’s called confirmation bias and it should scare us.

133 RSVP for the Banquet

133 RSVP for the Banquet

October 12, 2020

When co-workers share a meal it helps build camaraderie, fosters deeper work relationships and boosts productivity. It can be a way to share goals or brainstorm solutions to challenges with others who bring different perspectives.

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