One Question to Ask When You Are Unsure What to Do

One Question to Ask Yourself We all have moments in our lives, in our careers and in our relationships when we are faced with tough decisions. We may be wondering if we should change a major direction in our own life. We may have a client that needs exceptional counsel or advice. We may wonder…

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you are the only one

The One Question to Increase Productivity lOX Are you always busy and on the go? Is your calendar and time maxed out? Are you productive and effective in your work? Contrary to popular opinion, there is no correlation between how busy you are and how productive you are. In fact, the less you do… the…

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3 ways to be a hero in your career

Characteristics of a Hero A school where I was doing some training had an inspirational quote on the wall in one of the classrooms. It said, “Be the hero in your own story.”  I loved the message and it got me thinking… What does it look like to be a hero?   And how does that…

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Are you a boss or a leader?

Are you a boss or a leader? Lots of the clients that I work with supervise others.   Principals guide their schools. Teachers manage their students.  Managers direct workers.   Owners of businesses supervise their employees. Here’s an important question for anyone in any of these roles:  Are you a boss or a leader? A boss…

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what is your leadership style?

woman and leadership

Leadership Style “I’m not really a people person,”  a leader at one of my DISC training sessions told me. A coworker was surprised.   Many of us have the expectation that anyone in a leadership role must be a D personality style (dominant, decisive, doer, determined) or an I personality style (inspiring, influential, interactive).  In…

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Are you a leader? One question to ask.

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Leadership and You Lately I’ve been doing a lot of leadership training at schools and conferences.  What qualities do you think of  when you think of great leaders? Integrity? Grit? Determination? Passion? Purpose? While these are all qualities that we may aspire to, John Quincy Adams penned a powerful leadership quote that can encompass all these…

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