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Better Human, Better Leader

Ever since a Syfy Network T.V. series came out, “Being Human”, I’ve thought a lot about that theme in life, at work and in leadership (without ever watching the series, sorry Syfy!) Those two words together are poetry to me, synchronous with kindness and humility in the world today, and something in its meaning is lost in the way […]

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Catalytic Agent and Authentic Leader

#IHaveADream2016 Martin Luther King Jr. once called himself a catalytic agent for change, dreaming of creating a society that is color-blind, and focused on being a national humanitarian (U.S. issues including poverty) rather than fighting a civil war in Vietnam that was costing over a million lives and billions of dollars. When this day comes around, I am repeatedly shocked […]

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Why Speed Matters

Many of us have experienced the importance of efficiency and speed in the workplace. We can blame technology for most (or all) of it. Email replaced phone calls and fax machines. It literally changed the expectation of communications to working around the clock. versus time zone specific. Here’s an argument for how speed is destroying […]

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Resolving Capitalism with Humane Workplaces

After listening to a favorite college professor share insights from a project she undertook tracking women from former East Berlin when the wall came down, I’ve been thinking a lot about how much a socialist society like the former DDR (Deutsche Demokratische Republik in German, or German Democratic Republic in English) supported humanity, while also […]

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Making Products for the 1%

I’ve been thinking about a product I’m in the process of co-developing and whether our target audience at retail are yummie mummies or simply the 1%. I had a sudden moment of brilliance (m.0.b.) when I thought about how unique that idea was – making products for the 1%. (mpft1) And then I remembered. Oh […]

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Celebrity: Good or Bad?

Are you indifferent to celebrities, or does the thought of meeting certain celebrities make you giddy? Or maybe it’s not a hollywood celebrity you care about, it’s recognition for professional accomplishments and the idea of making a difference that matters? A client and I were discussing the CEO of her company and his desire to […]

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