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Leading with Dignity with Dr. Donna Hicks

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Leadership, Teams|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Donna Hicks is an associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard and she has been involved in numerous diplomatic conflict resolution efforts around the world including projects in the Middle East, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Colombia, Cuba, and Northern Ireland.  She is currently the vice president of Ara Pacis, an Italian organization sponsored [...]

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Stop Workplace Drama With Marlene Chism

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Articles, Cultural Brilliance™, Leadership, Teams|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The following is an excerpt of an interview with executive educator, consultant, and international speaker Marlene Chism. She is also the author of Stop Workplace Drama and No-Drama Leadership. She provides us with some great knowledge on her expertise of workplace drama. The biggest barrier that we as individuals or as leaders can encounter is the [...]

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Slowing Down Helps Speed Up Your Organization

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Articles, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Strategy, Teams|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  The following is an excerpt of an interview with organizational and communication strategist Laura Crandall. Here is what she has to say about slowing down to allow cultures of innovation to emerge and the pressure organizations feel to be in continuous innovation.   Leaders and organizations often feel: We have to innovate, we must be [...]

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Courage is What it Takes

By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Cultural Brilliance™, Human Potential, Leadership|Tags: |

I like Branson's quote. To deeply and authentically listen can take great courage. It can be challenging, even painful, to listen to beliefs with which we deeply disagree, that violate our values, and go against our fundamental beliefs about life or work. Yet without this level of listening, we cannot begin to understand others' perspectives and [...]

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Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers Workshop

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Executive Coaching, Leadership, Workshops|Tags: , , , , |

What makes a conversation “difficult”? Often emotions are high, the topic is charged or there is a gap between what was agreed to and what occurred. When conducted effectively, these conversations can result in transformation, learning and professional development. Participants will learn how to conduct difficult conversations with insight, skill and confidence. During this presentation, participants [...]

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Core Values

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: Leadership|Tags: |

"Grow with discipline. Balance intuition with rigor. Innovate around the core. Don't embrace the status quo. Find new ways to see. Never expect a silver bullet. Get your hands dirty. Listen with empathy and over-communicate with transparency. Tell your story, refusing to let others define you. Use authentic experiences to inspire. Stick to your values, they [...]

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