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19 Ways To Find Meaning At Work

(*19 WAYS TO FIND MEANING AT WORK*)

by DrMaria on July 25, 2016

As we come into the realization that we cannot keep doing “business as usual” for a variety of reasons, let’s look at how we can translate that into a love-based leadership model. In my book, Love-Based Leadership: Transform Your Life with Meaning and Abundance, I present a very simple, yet profound way to lead based… Keep Reading >>

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Creativity Builds Connection

(*CREATIVITY BUILDS CONNECTION*)

by DrMaria on July 19, 2016

Practicing creativity not only helps leaders make quick, confident decisions, innovate, and problem solve; creativity also helps us interact with others at a higher level. Because creativity is a gift from God, planted in all of us, connecting energetically through creativity goes immediately to our souls. When we experience someone else’s creativity such as music,… Keep Reading >>

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5 Steps To Balancing Leadership And Meaning

July 12, 2016
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Did you know the majority of heart attacks occur around 9:00 AM on Monday mornings? “One study showed that the most common factor in these heart attacks was that the victims were people whose work had become joyless striving. In other words, they could not find meaning in their work, and their lives had become… Keep Reading >>

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Love is Stronger

July 5, 2016
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This is my blog in the wake of last month’s insanity. Our children were killed on the other side of the world, our children on the other side of the country were slain, and our economies are in a political upheaval. And there were many, many other infractions to our brothers and sisters. We must… Keep Reading >>

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12 Transitions in Workplace Professionalism

June 28, 2016
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Imagine for a moment, if we could harness the love we feel and translate that into our leadership. Now of course, I am not talking about romantic love. I am talking about universal love; the love we feel as one human to another. This love is honoring, valuing, and respecting each other. This is a… Keep Reading >>

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Ownership With Love-Based Leadership

June 21, 2016
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As leaders, we hope to motivate and influence people to reach a goal. One of the most powerful ways to accomplish team motivation is through ownership. I do not mean this in the literal sense, such as stock options or formal partnerships. I am referring to the figurative sense of ownership – which could be… Keep Reading >>

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5 Steps To Creating A Leadership Brand

June 14, 2016
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I recently conducted some market research to learn from leaders how I can best support their leadership growth and development. I asked a series of questions and received great responses, food for thought, and feedback. When I spoke with a man in the military, he said one of the most important aspects that he looks… Keep Reading >>

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The Top 6 Steps for Leadership Forgiveness

June 7, 2016
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Because forgiveness is a state of being, action is required to move into that place or that state. Like so many other lessons, avoiding forgiveness is not static. Anger leads to judgment. (He is so mean, disrespectful, or vindictive when he did that to me. She is so arrogant that she didn’t even realize she… Keep Reading >>

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5 Strategies Every Leader Should Model

May 31, 2016
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As leaders, we often buy into the perception (more likely than not, self-imposed perception) that we must know the answers, be strong, and just like the Energizer bunny, keep going, going, and going. Enough already! As leaders, the most important lesson we can model and teach others is that we are human. As humans and… Keep Reading >>

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False Power In Leadership

May 24, 2016
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“To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.” ~ Robert Muller Forgiveness is a challenging concept for many leaders. While we understand the idea and we know forgiveness when it happens, the vagueness surrounding forgiveness is illusive. The ambiguity enfolding forgiveness stems from our… Keep Reading >>

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