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What were they thinking?

What To Do When “What Were They Thinking?”

When you wonder what they were thinking – dig deeper. Has this happened to you? You walk by your team and see something different. Not, “Oh-that’s-cool” different, but “What were they thinking?” different. What do you do? When I was twelve years […]

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How to Answer the Question You Can't Answer

How to Answer the Question You Can’t Answer

Does this happen to you? You diligently prepare for an important meeting. You cover all your bases.  And then here it comes, the question you can’t answer. What you say next matters—a lot. It’s tragic to see smart, well-intentioned leaders flounder with […]

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building a high-performace team

Building a High-Performance Team: A Frontline Festival

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival!  This month, our contributors share their thoughts about building a high performance team. We’ve expanded the Frontline Festival to include other formats such as podcasts and artwork and are always looking for new thought […]

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take charge of remote meetings

How to Take Charge of Your Remote Meetings

Lead remote meetings that get results and build relationships. Tired of shadowy silhouettes, screechy feedback, and multitasking participants? It doesn’t have to be that way. Remote meetings are a daily fact of life for most leaders. When you lead them well, they […]

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how to manage the most difficult stakeholders

How to Manage the Most Difficult Stakeholders

Difficult stakeholders are a chance to grow your influence. You look at the phone and your heart sinks. It’s the night before you’re supposed to wrap up your assignment and brief the leadership team on what you’ve done. It’s Bruce, a charismatic […]

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How to unlock hidden power of culture

How to Unlock the Hidden Power of Culture

Does the Power of Culture Propel or Punish Your Team? I fell backward off the side of a boat and descended into the Pacific Ocean where I was about to get an incredible (and frightening) experience about the power of culture. I’m […]

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