Author Archives: Paul Thallner

Three Things New Leaders Must Remember

Way back, a co-worker was promoted to a management role and changed his entire look on Day One. Don’t be that person. Seriously. Continue reading

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Taking a Lesson from The Future

Change is hard, and people tend to fail at it often. Try small, safe experiments that move you in the direction of your ideal self. Be selective and deliberate about where you experiment. For example, if you are experimenting with voicing your opinions at meetings, try it out with your family around the dinner table first. Continue reading

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2011 Spring Trends for Leaders: Polka Dots = Power Spots

Dr. Salacia contends leaders can be 23% more effective if they just stop spending so much time getting feedback on things that don’t really matter. “Forget about competency models,” says Dr. Salacia. “This season’s leader is all about polka-dots (power spots) and long jackets!” Continue reading

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Renewal: The Work of Relaxing

Personal renewal is, well, personal. What increases my resilience might not work for you, and vice versa. For instance, meditation might be a powerful tool for some while exercise might be just as effective for others. Continue reading

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