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Multi-Tasking—Is It Worth It?

Multi-Tasking—Is It Worth It?

You see it at work. You drop by an employee’s workspace to discuss a current project and she continues to work on the computer while you are having the discussion. How do you feel as the person continues to “multi-task”? Then you’re at home and your spouse is in the...

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What Does Labor Day Mean to You?

What Does Labor Day Mean to You?

As a child, Labor Day always meant the end of summer and a return to school. Since moving to the south over 25 years ago, where children return to school much earlier than in New England and the heat doesn't subside until October, the meaning has changed for me. This...

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Leaders-Can They Change Their Moral Compass?

Leaders-Can They Change Their Moral Compass?

I recently read a comment out on the LinkedIn group, Center for Creative Leadership, titled LEADING LIKE A KENNEDY. I made a comment that I wouldn't want to lead like Ted Kennedy based on his moral compass being very skewed; an example being Chappaquiddick. The...

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Where are Your Habits Leading You? by Jack Canfield

Where are Your Habits Leading You? by Jack Canfield

Disclaimer: The following is from Jack Canfield’s recent newsletter. I don’t often share other author’s work with you other than from my closest professional partners. And since Jack offered to his readers the opportunity to share his works, I thought this article was...

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When was the last time you had fun at work?

When was the last time you had fun at work?

I work with many business leaders who over the last year haven’t had any fun at work or were afraid to display fun. You know who you are. You are very focused on keeping ahead of the economic difficulties this recession has put you and your organization in. You’ve had...

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Influencing the Rest of the Pack – Karen Steadman

Influencing the Rest of the Pack – Karen Steadman

Have you ever received widely varying feedback from a group of stakeholders?  You might be making some assumptions that are ultimately taking you further from achieving your objectives.  Before getting stuck on "they just don't know me well" or "I've never gotten this...

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Beth Armknecht Miller’s passion for learning and dedication to bringing out the best in others are strands woven throughout her career and are found in her work with Executive Velocity, a top talent and leadership development advisory firm.