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  • March 28, 2011

Collaborative Change Leadership Team

Many people see large-scale change as the execution of a well-formed idea, a clear set of objectives that are carried out through a project. However, change is not that easy. …

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  • March 21, 2011

Helping People of Japan

Friday, March 11, the largest earthquake in Japan’s recorded history wreaked devastation, registering 8.9 on the Richter scale and hitting the coast of the northern part of the country. Enormous …

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  • March 14, 2011

Why So Few?

From elementary through high school there are just about as many girls as boys taking the math and science courses that could prepare them for college, but women are much …

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  • March 7, 2011

Leadership by Resonance

John Tyndall, the Irish physicist, had a particular genius for making sound visible using mechanical means. He read poetry to observe the distinct flickering of flames in response to the …

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  • February 28, 2011

Break Through Communication Barriers

Communication barriers inhibit effective workplace communication. They must be addressed directly to realize the powerful results of effective organizational communication. There are six chief barriers. Here they are along with …

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  • February 21, 2011

Dealing with Apathetics and Cynics

An apathetic is someone who lacks concern, interest, or enthusiasm. A cynic is someone who has lost their ability to act on behalf of aspirations or the collective good. Both …

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  • February 14, 2011

Dealing with Difficult People

Every leader I know has to contend with challenging personalities. It is an area I have had particularly good success with. Not because I have a soft spot in my …

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  • February 7, 2011

Creating Gravity to Draw the Right People to You

Who do you need to bring into your orbit? If you are runnng an association, perhaps you are looking to increase Hispanic participation, attract younger members, or engage movers and …

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  • January 31, 2011

Touchstone Events: the Jet Engines of Change

The original touchstone was basanite, a smooth, black stone used to test the quality of gold and silver. It was rubbed across the precious metal, and the authenticity could be …

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  • January 24, 2011

Addressing Logjams Quickly

The nineteenth-century logging industry in the United States reshaped the landscape, provided income for tens of thousands of workers, and was a significant source of economic resources in a difficult …

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