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How are you investing in yourself?

As a learning and development/coaching professional, I’m all about helping others develop themselves or their organizations. But, I don’t often enough invest in my own development. It’s like the cobbler’s children with no shoes and a very common phenomenon in … Continue reading

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Leadership, born with it or learned?

It’s an age old question, I know. And it’s probably been beaten to death, and yet, the conversation continues.  Recently, I was having dinner and it came up again. What is leadership? I believe it’s something we are both born … Continue reading

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Standing your Ground

Let’s face it. Life isn’t always easy. We face challenges, large and small every day. We have to make decisions every day. When we choose our path, we’re bound to find those who doubt, resist, or try to diminish us. … Continue reading

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How to Network Successfully with Questions

I’m teaching a workshop tomorrow to a group of highly intelligent, highly motivated individuals who are on the journey to a new job. I spoke about questions in my last blog.  Questions are the topic of tomorrow’s workshop. When you’re in … Continue reading

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Learning to Ask

How good are you at asking questions? As an action learning coach, I work with people, helping them relearn how to ask questions in order to solve the big hairy problems that confront us. I’ve worked with intact teams to help … Continue reading

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Serendipity

Have you had those moments when a person or an opportunity presents itself and the situation presented fits amazingly with something in your life? I’ve been working in a career center, working with intelligent, talented professionals who have found their … Continue reading

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What’s your purpose?

I attended the Puget Sound chapter of ATD’s annual conference last week. It was an amazing day of networking and growth. I always enjoy being around other organizational development people. It invigorates me, feeds me, and helps me continue my … Continue reading

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