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It Doesn’t Take a Wizard to Build a Better Boss

It Doesn’t Take a Wizard to Build a Better Boss | Fast Company by Len Schlesinger.   This…

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A Simple Exercise to Help You Get Unstuck

Stuck?  Need help getting unstuck?  Teresa Norton’s “A Simple Exercise to Help You Get Unstuck‘” is a…

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The Happiness Advantage | Shawn Achor

The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor is a book I’ve read twice and bought the CD’s for…

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Difficult Conversation Mistakes — Nine Common Mistakes Identifed by Sarah Green

Difficult conversation mistakes are as common as dirt.  Sarah Green did a great job identifying 9 of…

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The Progress Principle | Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer

One of the reasons I really like The Progress Principle — Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement,…

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Every Leader Tells a Story

Every Leader Tells a Story | Fast Company by Elizabeth Weil is an article from 1998 that stuck…

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Grit: Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals

Grit:  Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals by Angela Duckworth and Christopher Peterson report that grit, defined as…

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Motivating Teams: What You Can Learn from Science

Inc. Magazine’s Motivating Teams: What You Can Learn from Science by Margaret Heffernan reports lessons learned from…

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Point B: A Short Guide to Leading a Big Change by Peter Bregman

Point B: A Short Guide to Leading a Big Change by Peter Bregman provides, as its title…

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Best Way to Bounce Back From a Mistake

  Best Way to Bounce Back From a Mistake | Inc.com.  This is great short article by…

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The Charisma Myth — How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by Olivia Fox Cabane

I first read The Charisma Myth — How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by…

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“The Inspiring Leader” — How to Motive and Inspire

In The Inspiring Leader Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate by John Zenger, Joseph Folkman and Schott…