Sometimes knowing how the story ends helps you deal with the chapters that are uncomfortable, unwanted, and unpredictable.

Today marks two years from the crash.  The crash that left a mark on who we are, how we think, how we behave, who we surround ourselves with and most importantly how we will move forward.

Today, even two years later, I still have to manage my thoughts as I walk through my days. I’m still growing through this season that never ends. I’ve learned so much, and I’ve changed so much. I’ve learned… (click to continue…)

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Delayed Reaction

August 9, 2016
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Each month several leaders within our organization get together to learn about and discuss a different leadership-related topic. This month our conversation veered to how quickly we respond to the needs of our team, and one leader volunteered to share a self-admitted failure when she took too long to take action on behalf of one […]

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5 Actions for Leading a New Team

July 29, 2016
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Are you preparing for or in the midst of leading a new team? Leading a new team can be a challenge, but the same can be said for the existing team who’s getting a new leader. So how can both parties get off on the right foot? Here are tips from some of my real-life experiences.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Terminating an Employee

July 21, 2016
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I’ve been blogging for nearly six years now, and I don’t think I’ve ever directly covered the topic of termination. I’d rather focus on how we can help struggling employees improve. However, when you have done what you can and the teammate has done what they can and it still just doesn’t work out, I […]

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Redefine Perfect

June 16, 2016
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Are you a perfectionist? If so, those feelings could cause you to mistrust the abilities of others. They may even keep you focused on the failures vs. the achieved successes. I have worked with and coached many highly-driven, high standard teammates. In fact, I am attracted to them; they are my favorite people to lead. […]

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