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Abraham Maslow’s well-known and highly respected Hierarchy of Needs theory describes five levels of needs. But what does Maslow’s theory have to do with leadership and motivation for our employees? As we understand this next generation of Millennials joining the work-force, it is important that we review the basics of what types of areas by… Keep Reading >>

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Today, in the United States, we celebrate the great Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—his life, his work, and his love. His most famous speech, “I Have a Dream” inspired us toward action for equality, justice, and love. From his masterful and inspirational orations, I’ve selected 11 key quotes on leadership that encourage me even… Keep Reading >>

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How the Art of Leadership Storytelling Begins with 6 Steps to Captivate Your Audience

January 11, 2015
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One of the most effective ways to teach is through storytelling – sharing your story. Nietzsche stated, “The more abstract the truth you wish to teach, the more you must allure the senses to it.” That is exactly what storytelling does; it allures the senses. In this episode, you will learn how to effectively implement… Keep Reading >>

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How to make your intention your reality with 10 powerful steps to success.

January 5, 2015
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As we begin a new year, many of us are setting our New Year’s Resolutions. Instead, I like to set intentions. In this episode, I share with you how to make your intention your reality with 10 steps to success. I love the start of a new year. In our home, we have a tradition… Keep Reading >>

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How to Lead Effectively with Realistic Expectations

December 29, 2014
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The image we have of the perfect Hollywood leader leaves us feeling less than adequate. We need to know how to lead effectively with realistic expectations and stop buying into the superhuman leader concept. Many models of leadership exist. A favorite of many, with massive buy-in is the Hollywood version of leadership. Our society has… Keep Reading >>

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How to Light Up a Room and reflect Leadership Love

December 19, 2014
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I love this quote by Edith Wharton, “There are two ways of spreading light…To be a candle or the mirror that reflects it”. We can both light up a room and reflect leadership love. In this season of light, I ponder what light represents in our lives and how that relates to our leadership. I… Keep Reading >>

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How to Leverage Wisdom and Learning to Grow Your Leadership Style

December 15, 2014
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I was recently asked, “What is wisdom?” That is one of those questions that stops me in my tracks. What a simple, yet complex answer. This video is to help you know how to leverage wisdom and learning to grow you leadership style. Because of my preference to err on the side of simplicity, I… Keep Reading >>

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How to Create Successful Organizations and Inspire Others

November 21, 2014
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So much of what we do as leaders is to create vision, motivate, and inspire others to reach that vision. We imagine what our organizations will be like when we are successful at meeting our goals, meeting the mission, and realizing the vision. We may even imagine leadership and life in abundant, peaceful, and joyful… Keep Reading >>

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How to Nurture Your Soul and Experience Spiritual Development

November 21, 2014
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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. When you nurture your soul, experiencing spiritual development, you too, experience profound leadership development. When we do not care for our souls, we end up with what… Keep Reading >>

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How to Cultivate Gratitude and Increase Abundance

November 21, 2014
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Gratitude is the portal through which abundance flows. So how exactly, do we cultivate gratitude and increase abundance? Writing and speaking about gratitude is one of my favorite topics, as I have written blogs, articles, and chapters about the virtues of thankfulness. Near Thanksgiving, I cannot help but revisit this topic again. It warms my… Keep Reading >>

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