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Victim Mentality (…teaser)

No one wants to cop to being a victim. There seems to be a reluctance in most of us to admit that we are at any given time acting, talking or thinking like someone who has been victimized. Right now I’m being victimized by Microsoft Word spell and grammar check […]

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The Authenticity Game

Get real! I’ve recently noticed that all my close friends and associates are “out there” … and by “out there” I mean away from the norm. Why is that? Do I have some need to be around people who are different? I don’t think so. Upon further inspection I’ve noticed […]

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Reliability

If I were to ask you to rate how reliable you are, how would you answer? What if I were to ask your boss the same question about you? What about your co-workers? Your spouse? Your kids? More and more these days we are noticing the importance of being someone […]

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Are There Unexpected Benefits Forgiveness?

ARE THERE UNEXPECTED BENEFITS OF FORGIVENESS? To begin … I think it’s valuable to distinguish some conflicting beliefs about forgiveness. There is one school of thought that allows the act of forgiveness to be fully encapsulated in the words, “I forgive you.” Does uttering this phrase automatically constitute forgiveness? … […]

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Culture by Default

DOES YOUR BUSINESS HAVE AN ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE BY DEFAULT? How would you know, and what can you do about it? Ok, so first of all … what do we mean by an organizational culture? It could be described as the sum of values, modes of communication, policies, and other systems […]

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For Business Leaders: 5 Ways to Influence the Way Your People Communicate With You

You are the head of your organization. Only you understand the gravity of the challenges you face. An effective leader is defined as a successful strategist with a loyal and intelligent following. However, success no longer depends on the old model of simply following a charismatic leader. Business relies on […]

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Reading List: It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Stand For: Why Every Extraordinary Business Is Driven by Purpose

It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Stand For: Why Every Extraordinary Business Is Driven by Purpose Over the last thirty-five years, Roy Spence has helped organizations such as Southwest Airlines, BMW, the University of Texas, Wal-Mart, the Clinton Global Initiative, and many others achieve greatness by obsessing about […]

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FNB Stadium location of Nelson Mandela’s official memorial services

On December 5th, 2013, Nelson Mandela, the first President of South Africa elected in a fully representative democratic election, died at the age of 95. South Africa observed a national mourning period of 10 days. During this time numerous memorial services were conducted around the world. The official memorial service […]

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