Engagement

One Big Lie That Drags Us All Down

I’m like you. I’ve found myself telling the same Big Lie over the years and letting it get the best of me. So we’re in this all together, no worries. Thinking back over my own career—as a young professional, middle manager, executive leader, and even as a consultant and coach—the same Big Lie has found…

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Gut Check – Beauty in Business

Beauty is about qualities that stimulate our senses with pleasure. And so why does beauty not belong in business? What changes if we stop to ask, “How can be introduce some beauty into this…meeting…this document…this process?” Try it! Subscribe to our blog, CHOOSE:

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Pain Rules: Be a Healing Workplace

You’ve probably observed at least a few of these problematic dynamics in your workplace recently: gossip and cliques inter-departmental conflict complaints about management decision-making frustration over a lack of accountability poor supervisor-supervisee interactions repeated demands for more learning opportunities inter-generational misunderstanding certain individuals working late all the time certain individuals doing the absolute minimum arguing…

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Gut Check – Fun & Laughter

Letting our hair down to be REAL and to allow for fun and laughter in the workplace…oddly even that can be intimidating for some of us, sometimes. Maybe we don’t find enough laughter because there’s something deeper going on for us, and we need to figure out how to break out of the Gloomy Gus…

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6 Habits of A Gutsy Workplace

What is “gutsy workplace?” How do you know if you are one? And what are some ways to create one? A GUTSY WORKPLACE Other words for gutsy are bold, daring, courageous, plucky, spirited, adventurous, audacious, fearless, intrepid. You get the picture. Yet we usually associate this quality with a person as opposed to a whole…

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Medium-Sized Courage

Big word, “courage.” Hearing it raises images of stirring events. Big things. Legends about Davids and Goliaths. Examples of ordinary people who persevere when finding themselves in situations of great adversity. This is the mythological, cinematic, head-line grabbing kind of courage. Then there’s little courage. Small acts that go unremarked. We experience them every day…

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