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Keeping Your Commitments to Yourself

So as 2012 began, I set the goal of exercising every day for 30 days straight. I called it my exercise “streak.” Today is Day #33. Continue reading

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The Steve Jobs Phenomenon: 3 Steps to Bring Your Purpose to Work Everyday

He was great at computers, but clearly loved design and style. His passion for aesthetic in its most beautiful and practical application was and is inspiring. I can recall bringing home an iMac about 8 years ago and putting on the desk in my living room with it’s sleek, clean design—and thinking, “I want everything in my life to be that sleek, useful, brilliant.” Continue reading

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Developing Your Brain Trust: Reciprocity and Trust in Leadership Mentoring

It’s a complex world. Often, it is simply too much to expect a single individual to hold all your mentoring needs. Develop a network of people you trust for high quality knowledge based on expertise in their fields and on personal experience—a “mentoring network,” or a value chain of expertise which you can leverage depending on the context and the task. 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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