Scott Savage

Scott Savage helps wounded and cynical people find freedom and forgive those who hurt them. His newest resource, It’s Not What You Think, will help you identify the 11 lies you’ve been told about forgiveness.

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Humiliation Over Honor: The Long Term Impact Of Our Cultural Losses

Scott Savage believes we live at a time where honor is a foreign concept. He suggests that it takes less work to tear something down than to build it up.

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I Quit Going to Conferences Until One Changed My Life

Scott Savage decided to quit conferences, but for STORY, he’s making an exception. Here’s what changed his mind.

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Why I Stopped Attending Conferences

Attendees often complain that leadership conferences leave them feeling as if they are drinking from a fire hose. If conferences aren’t cutting it, what is the answer?

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You’re Ridiculously in Charge (Whether You Want to Be or Not)

When Scott Savage found himself “Ridiculously in Charge,” he was surprised to discover unexpected inspiration when the way he was working wasn’t working.

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Learning from Lincoln: How Our Greatest President Invited Difficult People to the Table

Some of the people we consider most “difficult” are those who see the world differently than us. Learning from Lincoln and his team of rivals could help.

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5 Difficult People You Meet at Work (and How to Respond with Wisdom)

We all have to work with difficult people – sometimes we may even be them! But how do we respond with wisdom to people at work that challenge us?

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Cultivating a Consistent Narrative: How to Avoid One Story at the Top and Another at the Bottom

Cultivating a consistent narrative is a leadership challenge. How do we ensure that the story told from the top is what is experienced at the bottom?

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Why Great Leadership Matters More than a Rock-Star HR Department

Having an effective HR team can convince a leader that their most important work – creating an environment where people can thrive – is someone else’s responsibility. Ultimately though, great leadership matters. Cultivating these four leadership habits will ensure a team thrives.

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The Secret Ingredient to Adaptability

Scott Savage uncovered the secret ingredient to adaptability in his research into forgiveness. As leaders, when we are able to move past others’ mistakes we enable a culture that values improvement and innovation.

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The Hardest Transition We’ll Make: From Self-Leadership to Leading Others

Leading others involves an incredible amount of flexibility and a new set of skills. Making the professional leap from self-leadership to leading others can be a tricky transition. Here’s how to navigate through.

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Breaking Through Joy Barriers in Our Organizations

There are many things that threaten to steal our joy at work or at home. Scott Savage shares a few ways he’s found to break through those joy barriers.

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How One Woman Stole My Joy and What I Learned Fighting For It Back

In a world rocked by natural disasters, political tensions, war, racial conflict, and violent protests, is it foolish to worry about joy? Or defiant joy exactly what we need?

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