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  Think about “nirvana” at work – your team is humming with energy, happy to find the best solutions for your customers, collaborating with each other seamlessly about creative ways to grow the business and you are their trusted advisor … Continue reading

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 Big grandboy Wes telling baby brother William about Santa! May your holidays be filled with the gifts of family, friends and  great joy!   Best always,  Martha and Thad

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An executive story. He goes to the doctor. Cancer. Two years and he’s gone. His wife vows never to go to the doctor again—“I’ll hear something I don’t won’t to hear.” She gets sick. No doctor. Gets worse. No doctor. … Continue reading

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The “how to” for any leadership skill will not work without dealing with the things that get in the way!  So what gets in the way? For most every leadership skill, the “how to” is a short list of simple … Continue reading

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Leaders who strive for perfection deny top performance. Here’s why. The leader sets unrealistic expectations for others, so they fail. When they fail the manager heaps criticism onto them. The leader is sensitive to the need for perfection, and insensitive … Continue reading

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As a leader, one of your important roles is as a change agent. Do you know your own response to change that impacts you at work? It’s important to know the answer to this question, as it all begins with … Continue reading

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Honest self-talk: A poor performance review would tell his truth. Actually, he should be fired. I don’t even like him. But . . . I don’t want him mad at me. What will others think about me? Below the surface: … Continue reading

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  Do you ever feel like these two kayakers…working so hard against the current professionally or personally, day in and day out?   Every great leader has it – ENERGY—and plenty of it!   And you can’t have energy without … Continue reading

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    We just returned from New York City.  Martha worked with a team determined to take their leadership effectiveness to a new level…very inspiring.  Meaningful discussions were facilitated about raising your leadership confidence and courage by learning more about your … Continue reading

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Every failure gets you closer to success.   Each one gets you closer to giving up.   Which will you choose?   Choosers of success hold an edge!     Recap of leader quick tip: You choose where failure leads … Continue reading

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