The People-Pleasing Predicament

Ever found yourself in a people-pleasing prediament? It can be a painful and paralyzing way to live. These alternatives can help.

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A Daily Endeavor: Finding and Engaging Diversity

Did you grow up in a bubble? What have you done to escape it? Engaging diversity opens new opportunities and develops your humanity.

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Keep Big Things Small

Too many big things overwhelm and sidetrack us. It is time to keep big things small and do what matters most in our life and work.

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Let’s Have Dinner and Talk About Race

Michaela Ayers creates community by bringing a taboo topic to the dinner table. Pull up a chair and see how she invokes curiosity to help strangers build meaningful connections.

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“Stick It to the Man” – The Danger of Bystanders

Stick it to the man was an expression of protest against too much power or wrongdoing. Today, it is a meaningless chant for bystanders. Time to encourage upstanders!

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Our Loss of Reason(ing)

Our time is here to reason again and renew our reason. Our loss of reasoning and reason hurts our society and workplace. Time to reason again.

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How Your Company Can Change Your Community for the Better

Engaging with people and causes around your workplace can yield positive benefits. Here is how your company can change your community for the better.

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Anyone Else Terrible at Dealing with Difficult People?

Dealing with difficult people is a challenge none of us can escape. If we’re willing to try, however, there are ways to make it easier.

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Out of Place: The Necessity of Trying New Things

Trying new things can be unsettling. But as Eric Torrence explains, it’s necessary to broaden our minds and make us welcoming and empathetic people.

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Improvise Our Way to Common Ground

Would the world be a better place if we all used a little more, “Yes, and…”? Perhaps. Here’s how improv can lead us toward common ground.

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Personal Branding is Over. Start Anew with a Societal Brand.

Personal branding has walled us off. Personal branding needs to end. In its place, we need to develop our societal brand. Our character depends on it.

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How Personal Brand and Shareholder Value Led Us to Selfishness

The pursuit of personal brand and shareholder value have created a business world and society soaked in selfishness. Without accountability and a business and individual mindset shift, we will sink to greater chaos.

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