Why you need courage to use certain words

Look at these seven words and phrases:  evidence-based, science-based, vulnerable, diversity, entitlement, transgender and fetus. What’s the association? Some of them could make a great focal word for 2018. For example, a leader who wants to be more vulnerable or a...

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Why you want to simplify your life to “be prepared”

“Be prepared” and “be change ready.”   These two phrases are in frequent use this fall for dealing with Mother Nature and organizational transformations. One is relevant and the other is quaint.    “Be prepared” is a valuable motto not just for the Boy Scouts, but...

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5 new favorite books about disrupting the status quo

 Interested in disrupting the status quo? These five books published in 2017 could serve as your guide. I didn’t intentionally choose to read these books for this theme, but that’s certainly their point of view. These five rose to the top of my 2017 reading list for...

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How to figure out your best way to learn

Even if you and your organization have not yet become obsessed with learning, are you noticing how learning to learn is top-of-mind for many? For example, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in the new book Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a...

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How to be compassionate to prevent MEGO moments

To what extent are you experiencing MEGO (My Eyes Glaze Over) moments this fall? The number is way too many for me for my peace of mind. MEGO is a symptom of a problem. In my case, it’s a capacity issue with my brain, specifically my prefrontal cortex, also referred...

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Why to suck up to college seniors on the subject of change

Ever since delivering a guest lecture on organizational behavior and change for a College of Charleston class last week, I can’t stop thinking about the year 1996 and its impact on 2017. Why 1996? Almost all of the students in the class are seniors who were born in...

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Why and how you need to disrupt your words

Want to thrive during disruptive times? Use disruptive language. That was one of the strong messages from the 2017 NeuroLeadership Summit held in New York City Oct. 11-12. As the NeuroLeadership Summit and Institute co-founder Dr. David Rock explained, disruptive...

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