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Practicing Verbal Aikido

Practicing Verbal Aikido

First a quote: “Fight for the things that you care about. But do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Good morning and happy Monday! First, let me fully admit I know next to nothing about martial arts; perhaps only that it can take a...
Are Your Strengths a Weakness?

Are Your Strengths a Weakness?

First a quote: “Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.” – Henry Ward Beecher   Good morning and happy Monday! I have had the good fortune of serving as an executive coach over the last couple of decades for dozens of senior leaders in a...
I’m Never Wrong!

I’m Never Wrong!

First a quote: “If our egos get in the way of leadership effectiveness, it does not matter how right we are, or were, in the decisions we make, or the actions we take.” – Bryan Yager Good morning and happy Monday! I once heard a comedian offer the following...
How Are You?

How Are You?

First a quote: “Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” – Ed Cunningham Good morning. How are you?   Please don’t answer yet, I’ll come back to this question again momentarily. Two weeks ago, my MMM (What Did You Say?) was...
Smiles Matter!

Smiles Matter!

First a quote: “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” –  Mark Twain They say that funerals aren’t about, or for, the deceased, but rather for the loved ones, those left behind, to continue on in life. In so many ways, funerals are rituals...