Why Every Leader Needs Friends

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And Why Most Have Fewer Than They Think

As leaders, we all want to be competent and successful. The problem is that our quest for success can be demanding. It can feel lonely at the top. But as a leader, you can’t afford  to be isolated. You deserve a rich, full life—including a social life. Every leader can thrive by cultivating friendships, protecting time for friendship, and enjoying leisure time together. In this episode, we’ll show you how.

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Dependence is More Than an Undergarment for Adults…

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We will never achieve peace or harmony on this planet if we believe we are separate from one another. Only through awareness will we find the traction to effect positive change and the interdependent evolution we are desperately in need of. Let’s talk about this dependence.
Dependence from the beginning
We come into this world a blank slate — kicking and screaming for all we’re worth, yet unable to walk or articulate words. If not for the vested interest of a caregiver, we wouldn’t last long before succumbing to starvation or the elements.

Years will pass before we learn sufficient motor control of our limbs. Baby horses will be walking within hours, but human infants may take a y… Read More

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4 Questions That Will Transform Your Leadership

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Leaders want to provide the answers that drive results. And in the information age, easy answers are everywhere. That’s why leaders must get better at asking powerful questions. In this episode, we reveal how to drive results with four surprisingly simple questions that have the power to transform your leadership and your business.

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4 Steps to Developing a Diverse Team

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Why You Need Different Perspectives

Growing up, I was surrounded by a lot of people who looked like me.

My childhood was spent Circleville, Ohio, which is in the middle of the country. My family was lower-middle class. We went to a church that wasn’t exactly cutting edge.

Even when I went off to college, I was exposed to ideas that echoed what I learned as a child: comfort is found in spending time with “people like us,” people from our community.

And that community was almost entirely white.

My early career was equally vanilla. Surrounded by good-hearted, hard-working men and women who looked and thought and acted like the folks I’d grown up around. Progress was defined as moving backwards slowly. Innovation was adding more of the… Read More

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The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Employee

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Leaders inevitably must fire people occasionally. The problem is that most of us hate conflict and shy away from confrontational situations. That makes terminations incredibly stressful. But it doesn’t have to be. We’ve identified three simple guidelines that will help you turn a termination into a win for your company—and even for the person you fire. Use these in your business, and you’ll never shy away from managing performance again. You’ll gain the confidence you need to prune your workforce so it achieve at an even higher level.

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How to Be Single and Happy: 5 Steps

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There are studies done all over the world that showcase this generation is embracing singlehood in a way that no other generation has done before. Many young people are comfortable and even happy to be single. Not being in a marriage or a relationship is just fine for many people. The marriage bracket or the age at which people get married today has considerably increased and a large percentage of people are single today. Being single should not be a lonely and sad part of a person’s life. Singlehood can be a very happy time of a person’s life. The following are some of the steps that help people to be single and happy at the same time:

5 Steps to Be Single & Happy
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How to Be Single and Happy: 5 Steps

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The Self Improvement Blog | Self Esteem | Self Confidence

There are studies done all over the world that showcase this generation is embracing singlehood in a way that no other generation has done before. Many young people are comfortable and even happy to be single. Not being in a marriage or a relationship is just fine for many people. The marriage bracket or the age at which people get married today has considerably increased and a large percentage of people are single today. Being single should not be a lonely and sad part of a person’s life. Singlehood can be a very happy time of a person’s life. The following are some of the steps that help people to be single and happy at the same time:

5 Steps to Be Single & Happy
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