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Creating an Ideal Culture – Part 3

(*Creating an Ideal Culture - Part 3*)

by DrMaria on September 18, 2016

Last week, we looked at the elements of the culture above the surface, behavior. The trunk, bridging the branches and leaves above the ground to the roots below, are the beliefs we have individually and the beliefs we share collectively. Beliefs are the support to the behaviors demonstrated on the surface through the physical, language,… Keep Reading >>

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Creating an Ideal Culture – Part 2

(*Creating an Ideal Culture - Part 2*)

by DrMaria on September 13, 2016

Last week we talked about how the image of a tree can be applied to this love-based leadership concept. We began with the leaves and the physical aspects of an organization. I also approached the next layer of culture as the smaller stems and branches of the rituals and routines of a business. Today we… Keep Reading >>

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Creating an Ideal Culture

September 6, 2016
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One of the most popular questions I am asked is, “How do we create an organization like love-based leadership?” That is a big question! Love-based leadership begins with self-discovery, self-awareness, and self-growth; however, the organizational culture is a big part of this dynamic. Because the organizational culture is so important, I am devoting the next… Keep Reading >>

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Amending Your Circle of Five

August 30, 2016
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When we think about our circle of five, the one I brought up two weeks ago in my blog post, the people around us with whom we spend our time, we may find that we need to make some changes. If you find yourself surrounded by people who do not treat you well, it may… Keep Reading >>

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Developing Extraordinary Leadership Through Simplicity

August 23, 2016
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Taking a holistic approach to leadership, we want to develop our whole selves. As with our mind and body, it is important to take care of our soul. We need to nurture your soul with love, kindness, and depth. When we do not care for our souls, we end up with what Albert Schweitzer referred… Keep Reading >>

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Choosing Your Circle of Five

August 16, 2016
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Jim Rohn, the great businessman and motivational leader stated, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” What does this say about us? What makes up our time with these five people in our circle? Do we spend the day criticizing and gossiping? Are we sharing ideas; are we… Keep Reading >>

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9 Gifts of Gratitude

August 9, 2016
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“Gratitude is the portal through which abundance flows.” Writing and talking about gratitude is one of my favorite topics, as I have written blogs, articles, and chapters about the virtues of thankfulness. Every year, I cannot help but revisit this topic again. It warms my heart to see the 30-day challenge many people have taken… Keep Reading >>

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Using Your Backbone Not Wishbone

August 2, 2016
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We have so much we want to do and accomplish as leaders. We dream, create, plan, review, plan some more, and tweak, tweak, tweak. Is this perfectionism or is this fear; and really, aren’t they both the same? Sometimes, we stand behind all of these activities to legitimately stay busy. However, these activities keep us… Keep Reading >>

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19 Ways To Find Meaning At Work

July 25, 2016
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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

July 19, 2016
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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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