Monthly Archives: October 2011

Maybe Snow is Just What We Need…

It snowed last night.  According to my neighbor is snowed 11 inches last night.  It snowed 11 inches in October.  I heard that the previous record for snow in October was about 3 inches, so take that 1908.  Honestly, I … Continue reading

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Starting a Movement

Have you ever wanted to start a movement?  How about being part of something new, crazy or different?  Ever wonder how to start? Derek Sivers gives this great talk on TED.com on how to start a movement and I wanted … Continue reading

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What is Going Well?

I attended a conference recently.  No speaking role, just attending.  I had an opportunity to connect with others and talk to them.  And if you haven’t guessed by now, I love to ask questions. I started out the day with … Continue reading

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I Hate That Guy

A few months back, I got to work with a fairly new leadership team.  All of the leaders had been in their positions less than two years, some only a few months.  The session focused on their behaviors (how they … Continue reading

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Anger is My Primary Emotion

Anger.  Yup, it is a part of my world.  Let’s face it, one of the problems with learning about different styles is coming to grips with your own.  All styles have great things and not-so-great things at the same time. … Continue reading

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Your Worldview: by the Creator of Wonder Woman

William Moulton Marston.  Who is he and why should you care? In 1928 he published Emotions of Normal People, a book which elaborated the DISC Theory (a behavioral assessment I typically use to help people understand their behaviors). Marston viewed … Continue reading

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Who are you?

Seriously, who are you?  Have you thought about why you are they way you are?  Why do you do things a certain way? Why is it that you can connect so well with some people, and others can be so … Continue reading

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