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how managers can reclaim their lost soul

How Managers Can Reclaim Their Lost Soul

In a recent leadership development program, we talked about “manager soul loss” – the isolation, bitterness, and despair that seeps into many leaders’ hearts. We share the stages of soul loss and symptoms to look out for to help leaders identify and prevent them […]

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The Most Neglected Act of Innovation

The Most Neglected Act of Innovation

If you’ve never seen it before, it’s hard to describe the power of an avalanche. Fortunately, I’ve never experienced one myself. But I have seen their power. This weekend, Karin and I cycled in the Colorado mountains between Frisco and Copper Mountain. […]

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How to stop wasting people's courage

How to Stop Wasting People’s Courage

Eliminate courage sinkholes to energize your team. When you think about inspiring courage at work, what comes to mind? Encouraging your team to … Speak their truth in meetings? Challenge your thinking? Share new ideas? Question the way we’ve always done it? […]

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11 inspiring leadership secrets from bonsai

11 Inspiring Leadership Secrets from Bonsai

A mature bonsai tree commands attention. With a single tree, a master evokes an entire landscape and tells a story of power, perseverance, struggle, or abundance. As I’ve studied bonsai, I realized there are many leadership secrets available for leaders who want […]

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