Making Our Teams Brighter by Promoting Debates and Thinking Styles Plurality Apr 05, 2022

Many of the problems we face in business require a logical, straightforward thinking style, but many others are the complete opposite; they can only be solved by thinking outside of the box, by being creative. 

Successful teams need both types of thinkers, those straight-to-business,...

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Goal Achieving Is The Harvest of Properly Set Keystone Habits Mar 29, 2022

Developing a productive, healthy, or encouraging yet isolated habit won't make much difference in our lives. Habits need a support system around them to have transformative properties. However, once we set a structure capable of hosting habits in alignment with our dreams and goals, being...

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The Hero's Journey of Becoming A Good Leader Mar 22, 2022

A huge part of what kind of leader we become is how we react to our experiences. Even though we plan our actions ahead or we create safety nets in case things go South, failure might surprise us along the way. Or perhaps we don't fail, but the final product is entirely different from what we...

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Empowering Our Leadership Skills by Walking Our Talk Mar 15, 2022

Sometimes, the difference between reaching our goals or succumbing halfway has nothing to do with our skills or external factors but with our level of commitment. It might be that we think we want something, but actually, that thing might not be as important as we believe it is to us. 

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How To Create An Uplifting Playlist In Our Teams' Heads Mar 08, 2022

Whether we receive negative or positive feedback about our performance, chances are big that we internalize those comments and turn them into part of the stories we tell ourselves about who we are. This is true for little kids, teens, and young adults, for everyone. Negativity will make us...

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Empathy, Vulnerability, and Unicycles Mar 01, 2022

In leadership, just as in any other aspect of life, being openly vulnerable is a hard thing to do. It can be for several reasons; we might feel it portrays weakness or lack of authority. Or, because we judge ourselves too harshly, and although we love to see others' openness, we might feel...

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Escaping from The Elusive Peace of Overworking's Hamster Wheel Feb 22, 2022

Although the intention might be noble, sacrificing time and presence at home to speed up things at work to create space for quality time with our family is a plan doomed to fail. It never works; we usually get stuck at work, sinking deeper every day, surrounded by things that look urgent and...

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Feeding Our Gut Feeling with Data and Statistics Feb 15, 2022

Following our instincts before making big decisions is usually the best option. When, for some reason that we can't explain, our decision goes against logic; that is the voice of our instincts talking, and we should listen to it. However, our gut feeling might be tainted; we could be...

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Taking the Best of Our Homes to Work Feb 08, 2022

Has it ever happened to you that you are hit by a brilliant idea to solve something at work in the middle of playing with one of your kids? This usually happens because, at that time, your mind is so loose and relaxed that it inevitably reaches very high levels of clarity. 

We can get very...

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How To Escape From the Labyrinth of Overthinking Feb 01, 2022

Have you ever spent so much time getting ready for something that you actually never did it? Over preparing can be as crippling as never getting the courage to start something new, and much more common than we think it is. Sometimes, even if it feels too scary, the perfect thing to do is jump...

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Setting the Distractions On Airplane Mode Jan 25, 2022

Being present is as hard as necessary these days. With distraction sources multiplying by the minute, from social media platforms to cool gadgets, all of them craving and demanding our attention, being in the moment had become a luxury rarity.  

Today's episode is about one of the...

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Helping Our Teams to Discover, Master, and Exploit their Superpowers Jan 18, 2022

Our primary role as leaders is to help people become their best version, grow and evolve, become the best at what they do, to the point that they may leave our company for a job that represents a bigger, more fulfilling challenge. In other words, we want to inspire them, help them discover...

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