Tag: Speak Up

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3 Keys to Ensuring You Make a Difference In Speaking Up

3 Keys to Ensuring You Make a Difference In Speaking Up

Communication can be messy and unpredictable -- which is why speaking up about things that really matter to you often takes courage. Unfortunately, just because you speak up doesn't mean you will be heard. Sometimes what you have to say lands on "deaf ears." Perhaps the person you most want to listen doesn't really want to [...]

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What Stand is the Source of Your Leadership?

What Stand is the Source of Your Leadership?

There are those who have taken audacious stands in the world. A few that come to mind automatically for many are Mahatma Gandhi’s stand for a peaceful separation of India from Great Britain and John F. Kennedy’s stand to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. More recently Malala stands [...]

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Are You The One?

Are You The One?

When there is fear, are you the one to choose compassion in spite of the fear you too may feel? When there is apathy, are you the one to choose action over the pull for you to do nothing? When complaining takes center stage, are you the one to wake yourself up and choose to [...]

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Recognizing Leadership in Action

Recognizing Leadership in Action

Think of someone whose leadership stands out for you. If no one comes to mind, take a moment and consider those around you right now.  Is there someone you can identify whose leadership is noteworthy? It can be far easier to name those things for someone like Martin Luther King, Jr, Mahatma Gandhi, or whomever [...]

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The Downside of Positivity

The Downside of Positivity

In 1952, Norman Vincent Peale‘s famous book, The Power of Positive Thinking, was published.  The power that positive thinking can have in our lives is today an instilled cultural belief: positive thinking is a good thing and being positive is a good and right way to be. Then again, could positivity have a downside? While most of us, [...]

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