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Leadership: Some Physical Advantages

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Quote of the Day

One thing I needed to be particularly mindful of was the effect success was having on the players. Success tends to distort reality and make everybody, coaches as well as players, forget ...


A few reflections on the Scottish Referendum

The Scottish Referendum ended with a win for the Better Together campaign and devastation for the revolutionists and its leader Alex Salmond. Here are a few unedited impressions of the en...


Comments from the Internet

A no doubt tongue-in-cheek comment by Coolface at The Daily Beast:Take your nuanced reasoning, your evenhanded treatment of the facts, your ability to find fault with someone you generall...


Great Moments in Advertising

From Arrested Development: The ad for Bob Loblaw.


Good Enough for the #Girlboss

TweetIronically, the reason I haven’t had a chance to write a recommendation of #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso, which released in is because I’ve been busy being a #girlboss. It ...


Dream Stompers

If some people had a warning label, it would read: "Tell me your dreams so I can stomp on them."Nicholas Bate has a point about "dream drag." We need to be cautious about sharing our drea...


Lead Change is changing – will you join our journey?

“Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”–John F. Kennedy When we started Lead Change Group five years a...


3 Things and More

Wally Bock tackles the topic of "three things I wish I'd learned sooner." He provides a great list.My own would be longer and would include:Take more time to schmooze.Don't postpone confr...


Weekly Round-Up: On How A Culture of Learning Makes Teams More Productive, 7 Ways To Show Employees You Care, & How To Manage Your Email

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. Each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays I pull some of the best together here on my...


Public Service Announcement

This is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Alert the receptionist.


Bach Again: Crank It Up

I've posted this before and will do so again and again because it is marvelous.



The Best Tablet in the World?

FutureLawyer is gushing over the Galaxy S 10.5. A revealing excerpt:Quite simply, this tablet blows me away. The Super AMOLED screen is the best I have ever seen. Put this puppy side by s...


Who Carries the Flag?

This month was “watch a war movie month” for me. I watched again powerful movies of bravery like Glory, Gettysburg, The Patriot, The Big Red One, and Patton.  They featured great scenes o...


Millennial Madness

Writing in The Weekly Standard, Andrew Ferguson takes on bold declarations on the nature of the millennials. An excerpt:Yes! That’s the wonderful thing about the millennial generation. Th...


When The World Closes In

Work. Count your blessings. Pray. Break tasks into small portions. Seek help. Delay the unessential. Reduce your appointments. Focus on little pleasures. Sleep. Shine your shoes. Drink mo...


The One Thing You Need to Know to Be Happy

There aren’t many phrases in English more recognizable than “the pursuit of happiness.” But what could happen if we turned it around? That’s exactly what Chris Guillebeau does in his new ...


Quote of the Day

If progress is real despite our whining, it is not because we are born any healthier, better, or wiser than infants were in the past, but because we are born to a richer heritage, born on...


Documentaries

The trailers for:"The Roosevelts""In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey.""Mitt""Love Hotel"


Eye Contact (A Coaching Story)

“Go ahead Cheri.” I clutched my notebook to my chest like a shield. My black “leatherette” portfolio held two new pens, a yellow legal pad, and my notes from two weeks of meticulous prepa...


Riveting

Am curled up with some regs from the Federal Register. The coffee is brewing. I'll need it.It strikes me that when many citizens hear politicians decry the increase in federal regulations...


How do you deal with team members who disrupt the team dynamic?

Our reader poll today asks: How do you deal with team members who disrupt the team dynamic? – Coach them and better integrate them into the team: 65% – Remove them from the te...


Making Conscious Connection with the Divine

Making Conscious Connection with the Divine Are You in the Gap? Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Sep 18, 2014 at 08:30 AM On September 16, Hay House is releasing a p...