Month: September 2015

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How Should Women Lead?

How Should Women Lead?

Karen and Henry Kimsey-House, authors of the new Co-Active Leadership, define "leaders" as "those who are responsible for their world." Which of course we all are - or should be - so that everyone is a leader. In today's post, Karen defines what this means for women in particular. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg tells us to embrace [...]

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The Alternative to Fixing Poor Performance

The Alternative to Fixing Poor Performance

One approach to fixing people or their behaviors is the “carrot and the stick.” While this may yield short term results, they aren’t sustainable. Why? Because this approach keeps you on the hook for their compliance, rather than empowering them to take ownership over their own behavior and results. In fact, if you are feeling [...]

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When The Going Gets Tough…

When The Going Gets Tough…

Many years ago I completed my first MS 100. It’s a two-day, 100-mile bike ride to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis. I had barely trained, so completing the first day was a hard-won and very satisfying accomplishment. I was ready for Day 2 with a sense of optimism and confidence that I would actually be [...]

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Is The Payoff Worth More Than The Cost?

Is The Payoff Worth More Than The Cost?

One of my favorite quotes is from T. Harv Ecker, author of The Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: "You can have your reasons or you can have results." Reasons are essentially your explanation for why you don't have the results you want. In an article titled "No Excuses," Shakti Sutriasa of Decide Differently shares a [...]