Tag: Self Leadership

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What Stand Will You Take for You?

What Stand Will You Take for You?

Leaders are those who choose to take a stand for a better future. When a leader witnesses a wrong, they are the ones who naturally feel compelled to set things right. Consider that it is not uncommon to struggle with putting yourself and your dreams first. Faye Mandell, in her book Self-Powerment, shares this fable [...]

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Are You Playing Big?

Are You Playing Big?

A friend recently commented on how my daughter seems so much bigger on the field these days. Now she is 5'3" and weighs 105 lbs, and has only grown an inch since he last saw her play, so this is clearly a perception and not reality! There is, however, no doubt that she has grown [...]

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How Asking Can Make You a Rock Star

How Asking Can Make You a Rock Star

No one has all the answers.  Yet all too often we think we should know things we don't. Or worse yet, we worry that other people expect us to know things that we don't. When that happens, we simply don't ask to avoid the risk of looking bad or feeling stupid. Or we spend countless [...]

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7 Steps to Break the Cycle of Inaction

7 Steps to Breaking the Cycle of Inaction

Perhaps you even wrote it down while sincerely thinking to yourself, "I am going to do this." It may have been sparked while you were in a meeting, attending a seminar, reading a book or article, or during great conversation with a colleague or coach. At the time you were excited by having had one [...]

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Mindless vs. Mindful Generosity

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An act of generosity is both an act of kindness and an act of contribution. Except there are times when an act of generosity goes awry.  By that I mean you act with the intention of being generous, yet somehow are left feeling resentful, taken advantage of, depleted, or just plain unappreciated after the fact. [...]

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