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Reality Isn’t Harsh

Reality Isn’t Harsh

“I’m just being realistic,” said the VP of marketing and sales. “Not really,” I said. He looked confused. “What I mean...

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Lesson Learned the Hard Way

Lesson Learned the Hard Way

“I thought we were doing everything right,” James told me. “Now I’m afraid I won’t be able to get another job because...

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Talking Turkey

Talking Turkey

The phrase “talking turkey” usually refers to speaking frankly, discussing hard facts, or getting down to business....

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What’s In a Name

What’s In a Name

The other day, my friend James stopped in at the gas station he frequents. He overheard another customer say, “I can’t...

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Hear Me Now?

After facilitating an introductory workshop on cultural intelligence, one of the CEO’s had a question for me. She told...

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The Value Proposition

The best leadership in an organization recognizes that conflict and other behaviors that put a temporary drag on...

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Shift Happens

“I love my company, but I’m afraid to go back to work. I’ll see her in the hall and won’t know how to act. If I’m this...

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