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The Importance of Accountability in Leadership and Business

Accountability is one of the most valuable skills a business leader can master. Leadership accountability lays the foundation for an organization’s culture, productivity, and overall success. But What Is Accountability in Leadership? Being “accountable” is more than just taking responsibility or being reliable. Several veins run through a truly accountable leader. Accountability is a skill…
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Working Without Boundaries: Practical and Legal Issues Employers Need to Know 

COVID-19 accelerated the need for remote working quicker than many businesses anticipated. While employers and employees have adjusted to the new normal, the change in the workplace has raised many employment-related questions. Join Andy Botwin of Strategy People Culture LLC, Wayne Pinkstone of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Colby Colarossi of ADP, and Richard Jones of Sullivan & Worcester…
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3 Leadership Lessons That All CEOs Can Learn from Notre Dame Icon Rudy Ruettiger

“Ru-dy! Ru-dy! Ru-dy!”   Daniel Eugene Ruettiger, aka the famous “Rudy” Ruettiger, started as a nobody but rose to become one of the most famous and inspiring athletes in sports history. Ruettiger faced mountains of obstacles on his path to success – and yet, that’s part of the reason so many leaders look up to…
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How Executive Coaching Helps Leaders Tap into the Power of Failure

If you look at some of the most successful leaders in history, most have one thing in common: a long track record of failure. Bill Gates had a failed business – called Traf-o-Data – before Microsoft. Steve Jobs was fired as CEO of Apple in 1985, only to return 12 years later. The bottom line…
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Why Executive Coaching Is a Critical Part of the CEO Journey

Have you ever thought about seeking one-on-one executive coaching? It’s a more integral part of business strategy and leadership development than most people realize. You might look at some of the top entrepreneurs of the 21st century and think, “Now that’s a self-made leader!” But with a little bit of digging into most leaders’ backgrounds,…
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Workplace Microaggressions: 15 Often Misused Words That Offend

Thanks to diversity training and heightened awareness in workplaces, many people strive to eliminate phrases and words that can be interpreted as “microaggressions.”  A microaggression can be defined as an everyday behavior or phrase, intentional or unintentional, indicating bias or hatred toward a historically marginalized group. Unlike overt displays of bigotry, microaggressions are often committed…
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4 Lessons Business Leaders Can Take from Tom Brady’s Career

Another crazy NFL season, another Super Bowl ring for Tom Brady. Brady has long been the gold standard for an NFL quarterback. But more importantly, the impact he has on a football team has been a leadership lesson that transcends the NFL. Brady has had many memorable years throughout his near-two-decade tenure in the NFL,…
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3 Reasons to Do a Workplace Discrimination Investigation

Right now, we’re in an era that calls for personal – and corporate – responsibility with workplace discrimination. It’s the time of #MeToo, Black Lives Matter, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and asking the world to do better regarding sexual harassment, racism, sexism, ageism, and other biases. Between 2010 and 2017 alone, workers across the…
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Racism, Bias, Hatred, Divisiveness – Sadly Never a Surprise, Yet Somehow Still Shocking

If you know me, you know I tend to avoid political discussions and commentary. As a result, some of the people closest to me don’t know whether I am a Republican or Democrat or how I feel about former President Trump or now current President Biden.  If you also know me, you know I am…
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