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186 From Suffering to Success

186 From Suffering to Success

October 18, 2021

In our capitalistic society, it is great to witness companies that have found the way to true and lasting success by benefiting their people and the greater good of society.

185 Tough Love

185 Tough Love

October 11, 2021

By Your Life seeks to transform performance reviews from well-intended, often dreaded, and rarely effective meetings into a more positive and productive experience for all involved.

184 Fully Committed

184 Fully Committed

October 4, 2021

Honoring commitments is more than just doing what you say you will do. Honoring commitments means helping others keep their commitments to you too.

183 Getting to the Root of the Problem

183 Getting to the Root of the Problem

September 27, 2021

A manager has the authority to direct the work of those who directly report to him or her. A leader, on the other hand, is one who influences others to achieve great things, regardless of title.

182 Mission Unites

182 Mission Unites

September 20, 2021

If what you are doing or how you are doing it doesn’t contribute to the mission, you should question why and how you are doing it.

181 New Thinking Required

181 New Thinking Required

September 13, 2021

Things go wrong and we look for someone to blame. But they will always go wrong because we are incapable of fully synthesizing complexity and what is efficient, isn’t necessarily right.

180 Be Open

180 Be Open

September 6, 2021

Feedback is as much of a gift when it is given as when it is received. Yet many organizations suffer from a lack of accountability because people aren’t comfortable giving and receiving feedback. Effective feedback is truth wrapped in mercy.

179 Stop Deluding Yourselves

179 Stop Deluding Yourselves

August 30, 2021

Your vision, mission and values are the blueprint for the business you want to build. Are they gathering dust on a shelf or are they honored and lived by each person in your organization?

178 What Do You Choose?

178 What Do You Choose?

August 23, 2021

Pride gets in our way at work. It prevents us from accepting honest feedback, blocks us from accepting new information, leads us to make excuses, and affects our trustworthiness.

177 A Great Sign

177 A Great Sign

August 16, 2021

A great brand image communicates what it promises. A great company culture delivers on the promise the brand communicates. When this happens, both employees and customers engage with the brand.

176 The Whole Story

176 The Whole Story

August 9, 2021

In communication, efficiency and effectiveness are not the same things.

175 Your Lack of Belief Matters

175 Your Lack of Belief Matters

August 2, 2021

Our behaviors follow our beliefs, and our results follow behaviors. So, if you lack belief, it matters.

174 100 Percent Available

174 100 Percent Available

July 26, 2021

Edmund Burke wrote, “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.” Don’t make that mistake.

173 Compassion in Action

173 Compassion in Action

July 19, 2021

Great leaders know they need to take care of their employees and don’t sacrifice the welfare of their people for the benefit of their customers or shareholders.

172 Called to a Unique Duty

172 Called to a Unique Duty

July 12, 2021

The only place anyone can get anything done is in the present. It resides in between learning from the past and visioning the future.

171 Powerful Paradoxes

171 Powerful Paradoxes

July 5, 2021

It is not a question of either a market economy or a moral economy, but rather a market economy that is successful precisely because it is based on moral truths.

170 Stomp Out Envy

170 Stomp Out Envy

June 28, 2021

Fairness desires to right a wrong, but envy’s desire is to wrong a right. Envy destroys teamwork because it destroys relationships, and it brings death to collaboration because it destroys trust.

169 Blessed by the Storm

169 Blessed by the Storm

June 21, 2021

Hurricane season has started, and experts recommend we be prepared. It is also best to prepare to weather the storms of life.

168 Made to Be Courageous

168 Made to Be Courageous

June 14, 2021

To become our best selves, we need to be courageous

167 Come Together

167 Come Together

June 7, 2021

The act of physically sharing a table and eating with others at work creates a sense of community while building a collaborative environment. It’s the sign of a healthy home and can be equally indicative of a healthy workplace.

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