Who Do You Trust?

I’ve written before about how to define and exercise loyalty in the workplace. A related topic is Trust. There are many definitions and it’s been covered in many great ways, such as Stephen Covey’s, The Speed of Trust, but I

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Are You Blindly Loyal?

Loyalty is important to us. When we perceive someone to be loyal, we believe they have our best interests at heart, and we decide to trust them. Where we are sometimes confused lies in the difference between what is in

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The Relevance of Women as Leaders

The New York Times recently published an article citing a study that showed most of us (including women) will draw a male if asked to make a sketch of a leader. Even when the picture is abstract, most participants used

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You Are Lucky to Have a Job

That’s right.  Suck it up. You are lucky to have a job, especially this job. Besides, you have bills to pay and the project will fall apart if you left. Hell, you’d be a traitor to the cause! Why are

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Do You Need a Career Reboot?

Work isn’t always roses. Sometimes, we really do need to just suck it up, focus, and finish whatever unpleasant task is in front of us. But you need to take stock. If you find your role so unpleasant that you

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Do You Create Leaders?

The question is often debated as to whether we can teach and train people to be leaders. It’s a silly question. Of course, we can. With the right coaching and feedback, we can teach and train each other to do

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I’m Shortening My Journey. Are You?

You are not on a journey if there’s no destination. I started a new 30-year career plan this year. For the first 10 years, my focus is to be an author, speaker, coach, and trainer—expanding on my past and current

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