Wed.May 18, 2022

Commencement Address Answers “When Will It Get Easier?”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When I was asked by The University of Richmond SPCS to give a Commencement address, I did what most anyone would do - I struggled. I struggled to choose a topic, and struggled to write the remarks on a short deadline.

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3 Ways to Do What Matters Today

Leadership Freak

Everyone wants to do what matters but we’re afraid to define it. After all, when you define what matters it’s unsurprising. Think love, relationships, satisfaction, health, and making a difference (mission).


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5 Hobbies to Consider to Broaden Your Knowledge and Skills

Strategy Driven

There’s nothing better than picking up a new hobby to broaden your knowledge and skills. Not only does it keep you busy and entertained, but it can also be a great way to learn new things and meet interesting people.

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4 Disciplines Successful Leaders Employ To Achieve Their Wildly Important Goals

Tanveer Nasser

There are certain tasks a leader is expected to do well if they are to help their organization succeed, and developing strategies for how their team will achieve their goals is one of them. And yet, you can walk into any organization and find numerous well-thought out and developed strategies.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Ways To Make Your Self-Employed Business Look More Professional

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If you’re thinking of becoming self-employed, then you’re in good company. According to recent figures, there are almost 10 million self-employed people in the US alone.

One Minute Mentoring

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Fortunately, I've benefited from having great mentors throughout my career. And, I've have the honor and good fortune to be a mentor, both formally and informally, for various individuals the past few decades. Mentoring is powerful. Both being a mentor. And, being mentored.

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To Keep You Growing: How to Avoid Being Stuck in the Muck

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How Effective A Disposable Mobile Number for Verification Is?

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Are you wondering how effective a disposable phone number is? Well, think about the following scenario: you visited a particular dating website, and your “prospect” asked your contact number. Without any doubt, you gave him/her your number.

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There have been times in my leadership career where, unknowingly at the time, I became the unaware leader. It can be a dangerous place to be. Thankfully, there are indicators to look for. Years ago there was a consistent problem in one of our areas of ministry.

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