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The Challenge, The Muck, The Generating, The Struggle …. and then … The Beauty, The Excitement, The New Beginnings

I have been known for many years as a “ReInvention” person. People have come to me to help them figure out what’s next for them. They may be bored, they may want to quit their jobs and do something else, they might want to retire and work for themselves, they may be newly divorced or...
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But … Do You Know How to Be a Leader?

  Perhaps you’ve been working in a company for many years, and perhaps you’ve escalated to a high level in that company. Does that mean you know how to lead? Perhaps you work for yourself and have a small staff or perhaps you are building a “start up.” Does that mean you know how to...
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Whimsy and Why It's Important in Company Leadership

Whimsy and Why It’s Important in Company Leadership

According to the dictionary, here’s what whimsy means: Capricious humor or extravagant, fanciful or excessively playful expression An odd or fanciful notion A product of playful or capricious fancy. Now, these are quite redundant, but all mean the same to me: Playfulness and Fun. In one of my past iterations, I had a company called...
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Bigotry Is Alive And Well In An America I Do Not Recognize

  On my Leadership Coaching page on this website, I say that a leader is “someone who works with a team, not over a team”. In thinking about that, I mean, truly, someone who works “with” others. A leader is someone who is inclusive, open, accepting, wanting to be connected with others. Therefore, in my...
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Has Your Leadership Style Needed to Change in Recent Times … Especially if You Are a Man?

Welcome to the new and updated website. Please keep coming back. Calling all men, who have the responsibility of leading others. Whether you’re in your own business or whether you work in a corporation, you are called upon to “lead.” Do you, like me, sometimes struggle with new directions, expansion of your work, developing...
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