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When Power, Courage and Addiction Collide - How Brave Are you?

Are you one of “us” or are you one of “them?”  What’s the real deal here?  Can I trust you?

These questions come up every day as we go about our lives and work.  At work, the dynamics of relationships...

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Succession Food Fights: How to Have Your Cake & Eat It Too

Today is International Family Business Day!
 
I love that we get to celebrate family businesses today. They are the fabric and essence of our communities and our economies. We should all share a piece of cake to celebrate all they share...
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When Cheeseheads Fumble

When you think about all the uproar in Packerland over the last few weeks, don’t you wonder where the grownups were?  I do. 

Political perspectives and attitudes around COVID vaccination notwithstanding, the downfall of Aaron...

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Lessons Learned from a Trip in New York

 

The clouds parted and I actually got on a plane in October for the first time since February 2020.  Off to New York City, I was excited and nervous for a trip that was mostly business and a smidge family on the back end.  The...

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Are You With Me or For You? What's Seriously Broken in Many Employers' Mindsets

A few weeks ago, I did a post on Linked In, sharing an article about The Great Resignation.  The post was prompted by the fact that I had just returned from a workout where I was told that yet another of my favorite coaches had resigned their...

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Resisting the Rush: Why the New House Tax Plan Should Not Drive Your Decision to Sell Your Company

The draft legislation released by the House on September 13 is stirring up a perfect storm  -- creating a scramble for those thinking about selling their companies and how to minimize the taxes on the transaction.  With the proposition...

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Calling It Out: Google Gone Wrong

On August 10, news broke of Google’s new policy stating that workers that chose to remain in a work-from-home model could face substantial pay cuts depending on where they live relative to the office that they are based out of.  For...

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Implode with Fierce Competition or Celebrate Success with Coopetition?

Competition is a given in life and business.  It’s the basic struggle we all face to ensure that you have adequate food, space, time, and other resources to accomplish what you need and want.  Competition is a powerful...

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How Can Your Goals be SMART When You're Illiterate?

How prepared are your leaders to set goals for your company coming out of the pandemic?

Last week, I was facilitating a strategic planning and teamwork workshop for a client.  The company is a leader in their industry, substantial in size,...

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EEOC Hearing Underscores Our Collective “Empathy Deficit”

On April 28, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission met to hear testimony regarding the civil rights implications of the COVID 19 pandemic. In the testimony, various national experts, including Fatima Goss Graves, President and...

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