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The Wisdom of Silence

June 24, 2015 0 Comments
The Wisdom of Silence

There are times when it pays to speak up. Indeed, there are times when in order to be true to our values we must speak up and take action. Whenever we see someone being demeaned, bullied, slandered or disregarded we do well to speak up on their behalf. Less obvious are the moments when we […]

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Leadership balance – external vs internal

June 17, 2015 0 Comments
Leadership balance – external vs internal

Building leadership character requires understanding both the external, professional environment and your strongly held internal, moral values. According to UCLA surveys, in 1966 80% of college freshmen stated that they were strongly motivated to develop a meaningful philosophy of life. Today, less than half of them say that. In 1966 42% of college freshmen stated […]

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Your Weakness Can Become A Strength

June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Your Weakness Can Become A Strength

I’ve often pointed out the corollary to that headline as: “A strength, overused, will become a weakness.” I think both of these sayings are worth keeping in mind as we continue the hard work of developing ourselves and others. There are many historic examples of people struggling to overcome weaknesses and turning them into strengths. […]

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The Ad-Man Dieth . . .

June 3, 2015 0 Comments
The Ad-Man Dieth . . .

There was a “spot” on the technology podcast I regularly watch which indicated that a company was going to make new software available for cell phone providers. What was interesting is that this new software is designed to strip ads out of content before it is delivered to the user. One telecom company  has already […]

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