Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Notre Dame Center Who Could

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Quick Question

Hi, I’m close to finishing preparations on my new leadership training offering. I’ve been preparing for this for more than five years, and I’m almost ready to launch. I’ll be ready to announce soon. This offering will focus on helping … Continue reading

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Am I Investing My Time with the Right People?

Many years ago I met bestselling author and motivational speaker Charles “Tremendous” Jones. His signature line was, “Your life will be the same five years from now as it is today except for the people you meet and the books … Continue reading

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If It’s Lonely at the Top, You’re Not Doing Something Right

John Maxwell says that if it’s lonely at the top, you’re not doing something right. I agree. Old-timey leaders keep their distance. They lead with a frown, and manage their humble subjects. Most of their communication is one-directional—from the leader … Continue reading

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Don’t Complain about Complainers

Complainers are toxic. They poison a workplace. Their constant negativity sucks the life out of a room and out of a team. These unhappy stink bombs waste time, their time and the time of those around them. They waste your … Continue reading

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