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Authenticity Short List

What is Authenticity? Most of us struggle to understand the idea of “being authentic. I know I have. What the heck does that even mean? (To follow up with my Facebook Live 30 day Leadership Challenge.) Its been a few years

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Vulnerable Again

My life has become one vulnerable experience after another.  I left for three months to clear my head. Mourning the loss of my 30 year marriage, the sale of my home, and a serious mid-life crisis, I decided that this

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On Being Vulnerable

Zelda told me she was reading Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. I remembered not only watching Brene’s Ted Talk on vulnerability, but having two mastermind groups watch her first Ted Talk and discuss it. It was powerful, so I bought

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Discovery: The Strength’s Movement

I’ll end with the Gallup HaiKu:

What great managers know:
People don’t change that much.
Don’t waste your time trying to put in what was left out.
Try to draw out what was left in.
That is hard enough.

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The Second Review for The Key for the Golden Handcuffs

I walk into a room…. someone says something great about my book. “Gale”, I say, “Please say it again, like you mean it!” And she does. Thanks Gale.

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The First Review for The Key for the Golden Handcuffs

I walk into a meeting and someone has read my new book: The Key to the Golden Handcuffs. They start telling me all about it and how helpful it is to them. I dash for my camera… something to mark the moment. I say, “Can you say that again?!” They do. Thanks Stan.

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It’s Live! Buy and Review my Book on Amazon

It’s official….Please go to Amazon.com where you can buy, like and review my new book: The Key to the Golden Handcuffs: Stop Being a Slave to Your Business.

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Top Business Reads for 2011

I am a voracious reader. But when I looked back at what I read in 2011, it was either less than 2010 or not as many influencers. Here is the short stack on business or related topics that rose to the top this year.

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Open Book Management is Alive and Well

Through Linked In I tumbled on to the folks at Ownership Thinking in Ohio. I’m almost done with the book and there are lots of great tips on managing your business with Key Performance Indicators.

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Top 10 Business Reads for 2010

I am a voracious reader. Here is the stack on business or related topics that rose to the top this year. You can join my Linked In Reading List which includes short reviews. Or you can buy the books with

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