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Nov

Cultivate Courage Initiators

Courage evolves through openly inviting and boldly seeking its cultivation (“Genius in Gray Areas”). Organizations that focus on the value of continual learning commit and recommit themselves to their imageworkforce to form productive and accountable relationships. Identifying setbacks provides one opportunity to identify patterns along with honoring each stage of courage recognition. Start to monitor your organization’s recognition of the

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19
Oct

Fluid Courage

Most often, everyday courage is comingled with heroism, and that is an egoic trap! How can everyday true courage apply in the workplace today when the work environment is riddled with uncomfortable and challenging issues? In the midst of all the required tasks plus last minute scrambles, how can the designated learning officer of your organization flush out individual courage

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5
Oct

Arousing Courage Leadership

It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself, but the most inconvenient one, too. — H. W. Shaw MOST PEOPLE HAVE differing opinions about who has courage and how they acquire it. Is it learned or innate? Do you maneuver in and out depending on the circumstance at stake, or can you keep advancing your level of

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21
Sep

Finding Courage During Times of Uncertainty

The biggest obstacle faced by today’s business leaders can be summed up in two words: unprecedented uncertainty. Failure to acknowledge this new reality is to live in denial and risk not just a company’s success, but its very survival. Thinking differently and being willing to challenge the status quo during times of uncertainty requires courage. In fact, today’s business climate

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6
Sep

How to Work with People Who Have an Opposite Approach to Time Management

There is no one “right” approach to manage time. Each preference offers gifts and each has blind spots. And, believe it or not, neither has anything to do with the quality of skills needed to accomplish a task, such as degrees, IQ, age or success. Instead of going bonkers over partners, employees, clients and family members who don’t mirror your

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23
Aug

Plutos and Jupiters List Their Assets

We all have our preference for time management and perceive our way of managing time as the best. While conducting a Continuing Professional Education program for finance people, I asked participants to write on a flipchart the answers to this question: What do you perceive are your greatest time management assets? Below are their answers. Can you identify and do you

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9
Aug

The “Why” Behind Different Time Management Styles

If you practice the skill of listening (the concept of two ears and one mouth), you will hear folks convey their preferred approach for time management. The problem is that most people are unaware of these two styles, so misunderstandings begin to build. Let’s say that on a Tuesday morning a “Jupiter”- style of time management, delegates a project to a

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27
Jul

Which Time Management Preference Applies Best to You?

What’s your approach to time management? I call two very distinct and innate preferences for time management, Jupiter and Pluto, (the names have nothing to do with astrology; they simply represent planets that are worlds apart). Below are brief descriptors of Jupiter and Pluto. Respond as if it’s the weekend and you are relaxing, check off ? the overall tendencies that

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13
Jul

Collisions in Time Management Approaches

Diminishing misunderstandings and increasing compassion can be simple if you add self-awareness as a concrete skill. Once when I was leading a program called “Understanding Your Approach to Time Management,” a Certified Public Account participant named Tom shared a fascinating insight into what drove his business partner and him to break up their profitable accounting firm. It seems that Tom

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29
Jun

The Best Way to Manage Your Time

Your approach to time management affects the way you work — and the way others work with you.   There’s one enemy hovering silently in your life. What’s that, you ask? Time! Watch people. They’re totally overwhelmed trying to control their work and personal schedules. Dominated by “Enemy Number One”, you can see them sulking and hear them huffing: “I

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