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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The Most Inventive Decade

August 16, 2021
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It would be easy to conclude that we live in a time of unparalleled invention and innovation, especially given the rapid pace of discovery and commercial application of ideas formulated during the last few decades. Looking back into history, though, it would be hard not to agree that the 1880s was one of the most… Continue Reading The Most Inventive Decade

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5 Ways to Impact Your Body’s Time Clock

July 12, 2021
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Scientific studies, dating back 40 years, point to the vital role of telomeres in the aging process. Telomeres are the caps at the end of each strand of our DNA that protect our chromosomes, like the plastic tips at the end of shoelaces. Telomeres get shorter each time a cell copies itself, which is a continuous… Continue Reading 5 Ways to Impact Your Body’s Time Clock

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It Pays to Advertise

June 15, 2021
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Early in my career, I was reminded several times by my father that “it pays to advertise”. This fatherly advice was not an encouragement to brag or strive to always be the center of attention. Instead, I learned the importance of staying in my leaders’ line of sight so they were aware of my ideas… Continue Reading It Pays to Advertise

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