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Why Leaders Need to Be Wrong

Let's Grow Leaders

So last week I was at my favorite store for such things, REI, and REI is not a sponsor. REI it’s one of my favorite stores. Can’t tell you where it comes from, but there you go. That’s my life. I hate toe socks or I did. Wish they were, that would save me some money.

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The Hidden Power of Vulnerability: Why Great Leaders Dare to Be Wrong

Let's Grow Leaders

A couple of weeks ago, I found myself in front of a pair of toe socks at REI. I hated the idea of individual toes in little toe socks. In fact, they gave me the creeps. But…I’d never tried them. The socks were on sale. And looking at them, I realized that my dislike for them was an assumption, not based on any experience.

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How To Save At One Of My Favorite Outdoor Stores, REI

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve often written about my love for the outdoors and all the fun activities you can do. These have included ice climbing, running half marathons, and more. As a leader, it’s important to have a hobby that gets you outside of the office and enjoying the great outdoors. Without a great hobby, it is easy […].

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REI Sets The Example For Creating And Living Core Values

Eric Jacobson

You can learn from Recreational Equipment Incorporated , better known as REI -- an outdoor gear and apparel co-op. As described in Amy Lyman's new book, The Trustworthy Leader , REI concisely articulates its core values in this series of statements: Authenticity -- We are true to the outdoors. So what makes it different at REI?

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Tony Mayo interviewed by client REI 360

Tony Mayo

Chris Haddon sits down for a high-level conversation with Executive Coach, Tony Mayo, who has been coaching him and his business partners for years. During this time they have made tremendous progress in their professional and personal lives. Check it out here. On this podcast they cover: How can you tell if a coach is […].

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The changes the LGBTQIA+ community wants to see at work

Chartered Management Institute

“ In an era where diversity and inclusion are increasingly integral to corporate success , it's essential for companies to actively engage with the evolving needs of the LGBTQIA+ community,” says Jeremy Reis, founder of Explore Startups.

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Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance in 2012

Women on Business

The 2012 list was compiled from employee feedback gathered throughout the past year. The top 25 companies according to this report are: MITRE. North Highland. Agilent Technologies. SAS Institute. CareerBuilder. National Instruments. United Space Alliance. Susquehanna International Group (SIG). Slalom Consulting. Morningstar. Wayfair.

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