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There’s Never Been A More Important Time To Learn About Effect

This blog is a part of a series about the communication model – Intent, Action and Effect. Today we’re tackling effect, to see the others visit here. Years ago I

Intent Demystified

This blog is a part of a series about the communication model – Intent, Action and Effect. Today we’re tackling intent, to see the others visit here. A friend of

Why We Have Different Experiences

This post is part of a series around the communication model Intent, Action and Effect. See the other posts here. An uncle and his nephew went to a parade in

Intent…Action….Effect!

This is a repost of a blog from a few years ago that was recently brought to my attention.  I received a message from a reader that asked if I

5 Ways to Ruin Your Relationships

Ugh…relationships…who needs them? They are so needy!  Your coworker always wants to go out for a beer after work, your partner wants to spend time with you, your friend keeps

Finding Success in Leadership

As some of you may know, I’ve been doing my Masters Degree in Leadership.  A little while ago I came across this quote from Kouzes and Posner’s book “The Leadership

The Value of No

I want to tell you two quick stories, one about William Smithburg and another about Alfred Sloan. Fairly early in William Smithburg’s career as the CEO of Quaker, he impulsively

Learning Leadership with Carey Nieuwhof

Welcome to episode 6 of Conflict With Me! This week I got the pleasure of chatting with Carey Nieuwhof who has definitely been through some times of conflict and change within

5 Ways You Can Survive Your Holiday Gatherings

I found this post the other day from one of my old sites that I used to blog at from December 2011.  I made a couple of changes for you,

Why You Need To Own What Is Yours

I’m not a huge baseball fan. Actually, the only thing I really enjoy about baseball is the beer that typically goes along with it. Other then that, I’d be fine