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Yep, I said it. It's true. Your boss is an asshole. He's always micro-managing you, never gives you positive reinforcement, only points out what you did wrong. You do a million great things ...

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Work/Life Balance is one of the biggest buzz words in the human resources and leadership circles these days, and one that I most often causes me severe cringing when I hear the words. Why do I cringe? Because so often the ...

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As the CEO of your business, it's important that you choose your North Star. In nautical circles, the North Star was used to navigate the direction of the ship. It informed all of the little decisions that generate a ship's ...

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All excellent teams, organizations and leaders have this one thing in common. A commitment that is larger and more powerful than their individual feelings or discomfort. It's a set of beliefs and a common purpose that is intrinsically important to ...

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We were all kids once, and then we turned into adults. I'm not sure when it is, that we suddenly decide that we are no longer children and that other's are no longer impacted by the way they were raised. The magic ...

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That's a fancy title for an article, but what we are really talking about is how we bring what we learned in childhood to adulthood, particularly to our business and leader relationships. One of the most fascinating things to me as ...

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I love Philz Coffee, a small chain in the San Francisco area. I first found Philz when visiting San Francisco in early 2012. My wife and I were in town looking for our future home and went looking for a ...

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On July 21st of this year, I was sitting in my hotel room at the Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida, up late preparing for a big presentation the following day. I remember the exact date, because it was the final ...

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Isn't the second day always the hardest? Maybe it's not the second day, but you know that time, just after you start something, right after the newness and excitement wears off. Just when people stop noticing, stop commenting on it. ...

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Seth Godin, one of my favorite and most inspiring thought leaders, recommends more than anything, to blog everyday. In fact, it's one of the only pieces of advice he seems willing to give. When asked about his daily routine, he ...

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