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Jon Mertz

upstanders
Leadership
February 16, 2017

Upstanders: 7 Essential Guiding Principles

“Despite my preference to stay out of the media. I’ve taken the view that each…
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distrust yourself to gain trust
Leadership
February 7, 2017

Distrust Yourself to Gain Trust of Others

Trust vanishes. In an unexpected way, distrust prepares the comeback of trust. Distrust sets the…
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trust depression
Leadership
January 31, 2017

We Are in a Trust Depression

The Great Depression was an economic collapse that left people unemployed, unconfident, and uncertain. To…
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action over talk
Leadership
January 24, 2017

Less Talk, More Action: Where Do You Fall?

Pick a social channel and individuals are offering advice and commentary. Within the mix is…
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Millennials in the Workplace
Millennial
January 19, 2017

What Simon Sinek Got Wrong about Millennials in the Workplace

During the past month, several individuals sent me the YouTube video of Simon Sinek discussing…
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mindful millennial
Leadership
January 10, 2017

Mindful Millennial Leadership: Absorb-Convert-Act

In business, the benefits of mindful practices include greater self-confidence, better emotional intelligence, and stronger…
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attention change
Inspiration
January 7, 2017

Attention Change: Time to Become Real and Evident

New year resolutions are a waste of time. By the second week of February, 80…
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new year old year
Leadership
January 3, 2017

How Long Until New Year Becomes Old Year?

Each new year, we start with good intentions. Before too long, the new year becomes…
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intention action
Inspiration
December 31, 2016

What Are Your Words of Intention and Action?

Chris Brogan, a writer and business coach, begins each year with three words. The three…
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experiences
Generations
December 20, 2016

Experiences: The Best Gift of All

Experiences are gifts. While experiences have tangible elements, the intangibles last longer. What lasts are…
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