Entries from November 2012

10 Ways to Overcome Organizational Dementia

November 28th, 2012 · No Comments

My mother, Roslyn and my Aunt Sena had a falling out in 1968. They stopped speaking to each other. My mother died in 2006. They never reconciled. Sena’s in a nursing home near my house. Her memory is dissolving away. Yet, when I say my mother’s name, Sena still scowls. She doesn’t remember what happened […]

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Just receive

November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

As the holiday season gears up, it’s easy to push yourself into 4th, 5th, even 6th gear. To speed up. Rush around. Frazzle yourself. When you do that – you miss the music. What is the music? It’s the presence of love – which is the heart of leadership. Love for the people you work […]

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The Problem with the Quick Fix

November 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Quick-fixes are appealing. Who wouldn’t want their problem to go away quickly? But, the problem with quick-fixes is that they only address the symptoms not the source of the problems. So, the impact of a quick-fix is very, very, short-lived. And once the effects wear off, the problem returns, bigger and badder than before. But, […]

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Leadership and Breathing: An unlikely duo

November 7th, 2012 · No Comments

As you move forward, take risks, and follow your calling: you will meet obstacles. Obstacles are part of the path. The primary obstacles are within. They are the limiting thoughts that you can’t see but through which you see the world. The closer you are to and more identified you are with a thought the […]

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