Activating Relationships with Shared Vulnerability

For leaders who want to inspire and activate their teams: show your human side. Vulnerability can be our super power — sharing doubts takes a tremendous amount of courage and character and is part of what makes life so rich and interesting.

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Choosing To Do

If we let it, art can impact our lives and shape our attitudes. Justin Kanoya considers one work’s message and how he used it to process a sad event.

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Open-Handed Leadership: The Intersection of Humility, Adaptability, Longevity and Influence

What if leadership isn’t just about having the best ideas? The idea of open-handed leadership means leaders must value more than just expertise.

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The Sneaky Sentence That Keeps You From Growing and Thriving

In business and in life, if we’re not growing, we’re dying. Continual commitment to growth is the only thing that can keep us from backtracking. Here’s how to overcome the “It’s always been this way” mindset.

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We All Want to Live a Great Story… So Why Don’t We?

Everyone wants to live a great story, but not everyone does. Seeing our lives as a story propels us forward. Here’s how to do that.

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Do You Expect to Find Joy at Work?

Thirty years ago Kate Nasser told friends and family that she wasn’t happy at work. Her admission began her quest to find joy, and these are the lessons she’s learned along the way.

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Why It Matters That Your Best Ideas Come in the Shower

Have you found that your best ideas come in the shower? Here’s why it matters and why in an overstuffed world, space and daydreaming are important.

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You’re a Human Being, Not a Human Doing: 3 Steps to Opt Out of the Rat Race

Has life’s busyness got you ready to opt of out the rat race? Guest writer, Randy Conley, encourages us to remember we are human beings not human doings.

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A Mind Shift: Moving from “Have To” to “Get To”

Sometimes motivation is as simple (and complex) as a mind shift. What if we looked at our to-do lists as all the things we get to do instead of all the things we have to do?

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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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Chasing Inspiration

When you find yourself chasing inspiration, how do you give your brain room to breathe and create? Here are a few tips to spark your creativity.

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Ditch the Napkin: Superficial Versus Inspirational

Superficial versus inspirational. The difference is between action and inaction, substance and hollowness, leading and sitting idle. Work your inspiration.

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