Bits of Wisdom

April 15, 2022
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Kevin Kelly, the founding editor of Wired magazine turned 70 this year, and to commemorate this milestone he compiled 103 bits of wisdom he wished he had known when he was younger.  Here are some of my favorites. • Don’t ever work for someone you don’t want to become. • Anything you say before the… Continue Reading Bits of Wisdom

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Where Are We Going and How Am I Doing?

March 25, 2022
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When assessing leadership effectiveness, one of the tools I turn to most frequently is the LEA 360 published by Management Research Group (MRG). This Leadership Effectiveness Analysis profiles 22 leadership practices or behaviors in six critical leadership categories: Creating a Vision, Developing Followership, Implementing the Vision, Following Through, Achieving Results and Team Playing. Out of… Continue Reading Where Are We Going and How Am I Doing?

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It’s That Time of Year

January 18, 2022
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It’s That Time of Year By now, most New Year’s Resolutions, if made at all, have likely been abandoned. Not Our Typical Fit Leader!!! And, regular exercise, while it is the foundation of a healthy and vibrant life, works best with proper nutrition. Remember: Exercise (20%) + Nutrition (80%) It’s never too late to chart… Continue Reading It’s That Time of Year

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My Favorite Reads in 2021

December 15, 2021
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As a regular subscriber to The Fit Leader blog, you know that I am an avid reader, and often make references to books in my posts. As we near the end of 2021, I’m happy to share my favorite reads for the year. The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation… Continue Reading My Favorite Reads in 2021

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What If We Didn’t Know?

November 4, 2021
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What if we didn’t know someone’s political beliefs, or whether they were for or against vaccinations? What if we didn’t know how much money or education they have, or what religion, if any, they adhere to? How would the quality of our relationships with these same individuals change, if all of a sudden we found… Continue Reading What If We Didn’t Know?

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Skills Are Not Enough

September 29, 2021
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When we think of great leaders and what allows them to achieve optimal performance, frequently we point to the skills they possess. A myriad of training and educational programs equip leaders with the know-how associated with performing specific tasks, including: Communicating clearly. Managing time effectively. Applying technical knowledge. Working collaboratively. While skills tend to be… Continue Reading Skills Are Not Enough

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