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The Power of Vacations

The Power of Vacations  Why do we work so hard, so long, and vacation so little? The health, creativity, social, and productivity benefits of time off are well documented. Yet many of us feel guilty for taking a day off here-and-there, to say nothing of a week or two....

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How Leaders Become Strategists

Pinpointing the Crux As someone who loves studying and implementing strategy, I read numerous books on the subject each and every year. Many offer the same tired ideas, but a few stand out and offer ideas you can use immediately. One of those books is Richard Rumelt's...

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How to Stop Avoiding and Start Leading

Conflict to Courage No one likes conflict, especially in the workplace, but avoiding it can lead to bigger issues that, if left unresolved, can negatively impact your team and your business. However, conflict isn’t the problem; mismanagement is. Leaders...

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How leaders deal with fear

Is fear always bad? How can we safely approach and examine our fears? Can fear be useful in the workplace? How should leaders deal with fear?

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Questions from Mail Bag: Stress, Persuasion, and Blame

Aim Higher: Expert advice on stress, persuasion, and blame.     Have you ever had a boss who stresses you out? Do your ideas seem to fall on deaf ears? Or do you feel like you get blamed for things you didn’t do?   This week on the “Aim Higher” podcast my...

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