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Change Your Life in 30 Days: Ted Talk

Ron Edmondson

I love simple! Maybe it’s because my simple mind can comprehend simple. Watch this short video TED Talk. Take a few minutes and be encouraged.

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15 Ways to tell if someone is Arrogant or Humble

Leadership Freak

Arrogant people say they believe in humility but their life says they believe in arrogance. Humble people speak the truth. The temptation to temper the truth and say what others want to hear, for example, is nearly universal. If you’ve found someone who speaks the truth give them a raise. I’ve seen people negotiate how [.]. Leading

We can only see what we can see…

Ron Edmondson

Because… We can only see what we can see… What about you? Are you seeing the miles…or are you seeing the steps?

Book Review: Purpose-Centered Public Speaking

Tim Milburn

Overcoming the fear and trepidation that is associated with public speaking can be hard work. This book tackles both of those areas head on.

10 Steps to Creating a Talent Advantage

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Creating a talent advantage begins with smart hiring. Put simply; talent matters.

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Creativity and Leadership


Creativity starts with humility. It starts with saying “I don’t know the answer&#. The resulting journey to find that answer most times results in creative solutions. Creativity stops when we think we know everything and no longer become sojourners on a journey of inquisitiveness. Jaussi, K.S., Stefanovich, A. & & Devlin, P.G.

Do we now live in a CliffsNotes world?

First Friday Book Synopsis

There is a mental state far more important than “getting it”….it’s it’s getting what you don’t get. Over the years, it has been my great pleasure as well as privilege to associate with dozens of men and women who possess superior intelligence. However different they may be in most other respects, all of them “get it” [.]. enough for most people?

Book Review: Well-Being

Chartered Management Institute

There is so much to be gained from this win- win outcome for both organisations and individuals of improved well-being that managers cannot afford to ignore the subject This book is strongly recommended. Review by Ann M. Kelly FCMI. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Six Thinking Hats: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Six Thinking Hats, Second Edition Edward De Bono Back Bay Books (1999) Note: When preparing for some interviews, I recently re-read several books on the creative process and remain convinced that all are still among the best. Case in point…. Pass the Idea I presume to suggest that you read this book before you read [.].

Do I need a board of advisors?


Questions are the Answers. Their reactions and resistance is sometimes emotional. If you are the first kind of leader, go get a board of advisors!

Employees Or Customers?


It was a short getaway at a world-class resort , the Shangri-La. If you’ve stayed at one, you know what I mean. Over-the-top service. With a smile.

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Under the weather. [No No pun intended.] Especially in Phoenix where the weather ranges from comfortably warm to chilly to very hot. Bear with me.

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Complimentary Resource – Top 10 Root Causes of Data Quality Problems

Strategy Driven

Top 10 Root Causes of Data Quality Problems. by Talend. Data quality tools are just that, they attack and resolve problems at their root.

From the Lincoln Memorial, to the Lorraine Motel, to His Words Carved in Granite – Dr. King’s Words Stand Strong

First Friday Book Synopsis

“Let us keep the issues where they are. The issue is injustice. The issue is the refusal of Memphis to be fair and honest in its dealings with its public servants, who happen to be sanitation workers. Now, we’ve got to keep attention on that.&# Martin Luther King, Jr, “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,&# delivered 3 [.].

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The Magic of Steve Jobs

Women's Leadership Exchange

Does Steve Jobs have a magic wand? With the news that Steve Jobs is stepping down as APPLE CEO, journalists and business bloggers, like me, are commenting in droves about the magic he created at APPLE. Few BIG brands can claim that - not IBM, AT&T or GE, to mention some of the biggest companies in the world. He is the decider.

Andy Lansing (Levy Restaurants) in “The Corner Office”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Andy Lansing is president and C.E.O. of Levy Restaurants, based in Chicago. He routinely asks job candidates if they are [.].

Too Young to Die? - Tragic Movie about a Teen Journey

Building Personal Strength

I love Netflix. After a busy day of writing, my idea of kicking back and relaxing is not more writing. What I enjoy most is a good story. No way.