Tough Talk, Tough Listen

  One of the toughest tasks of leadership is the difficult conversation.  That’s why we don’t have them.  When team members consistently underperform, we tend to ...

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Leading Through “The Fear Factor”

I had an interesting conversation with a corporate executive earlier this week, where we were talking about what he kept referring to as “The Fear Factor.”  It seems ...

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Ending the Curse of Bad Meetings

    How many of us have endured bad meetings?  How many still do?  The fact is, most of us fall into both categories.  We’ve grown up with bad meetings, and now ...

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