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When Fighting with Your Boss, Protect Yourself First

Courtesy of Harvard Business Review by Annie McKee Have you ever felt like your boss is out to get you? Maybe you’re paranoid. But then again, maybe not. There are a lot of bad bosses out there, leaders who aren’t … Continue reading

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YOU & YOUR DOCTOR: Looking at the visit from both sides of the story

Mohan Peter MD is the Principal at SMS Leadership Coaching specializing in physician coaching and leadership development. He obtained his International Coach Federation Certificate (ICF) from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is an Executive Partner and Leadership Coach at the … Continue reading

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Balance Yourself, Not Work and Life

Featured in the Huffingpost on February 19, 2012 I love my work. I mean I really LOVE my work. Do you? Are you creative and compelled to excel? Do you find happiness in relationships with your work-friends and colleagues? Do you … Continue reading

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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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The Leadership Paradox: Show Your Strength by Leaning on Your Team

Rather than soliciting support, input or expertise from those on his team who do have that knack, he simply forged ahead and failed to connect even a little bit with his team—his talk was information-heavy, connection-vapid. Continue reading

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NBC Story on Teleos’ Medical School Partner: Doctors with Emotional Intelligence Make House Calls

Pothering is in the “Select” Program at the University of South Florida.

Not only did he have to pass the MCAT to get in, he had to pass an emotional intelligence test commonly taken by CEO candidates.

“We want to make sure that these students exhibit not only the qualities that will make them outstanding physicians, outstanding clinicians, but also leaders,” explains Dr. Alicia Monroe, Vice Dean of Educational Affairs at USF’s College of Medicine. Continue reading

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Sustenance in Today’s World: The Difference between Appetite and Hunger

These days, we often get very little nutrition out of our lives. From the food we eat to the products we consume, to the work we do, it seems that we have barely scratched the surface of the value they provide before we are busy consuming something else. Continue reading

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Gratitude (and Gifts): The Parent of All Virtues

Maslow identified this ability as core to the success of self-actualized human beings. When we can experience and express gratitude we see wonder and find joy in even the most mundane things, and in the face of great hardship. Continue reading

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Life Lessons from 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Liu Xiaobo

Many of the Challengers we have worked with and researched have said something similar to us about their work in organisational life. Most of them have a story of a defining moment or moments when they stood for something that seemed impossible to achieve; took a position against a greater force; championed an unpopular cause; found a way of living on the edge of the established way of doing things, or accepted being marginalised for the sake of what they wanted to achieve. Continue reading

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Watch New Teleos Webinar for Rypple Leadership Series: Coaching with Compassion (Part 2)

Did you know? Only 21% of workers feel engaged at work Disengaged workers cost U.S. companies $300 billion a year 70% of what determines a workplace culture is set by the leader Yesterday, Rypple hosted a Leadership Webinar Series with master coaches … Continue reading

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