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Thanks to you

As I sit here writing to you, readers of my Sunday messages, I’m filled with appreciation and respect for you. I think of your very full lives and inboxes, and it touches me deeply that you read my weekly messages and take a brief mental break with my mid-week photos. Every week for the last

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Your natural genius

I recently learned we all have six (6) types of Working Genius. Yes, everyone does. Our top two types of Genius (our WORKING GENIUS) are the work we do naturally, enjoy it, could do it indefinitely without tiring. It gives us energy. Two other Geniuses (our WORKING COMPETENCIES) are types of work we’re good at

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Be a better, not bitter, thinker

Driving home, I was surprised to see a huge empty lot with an under-construction sign. As I slowed momentarily for my brain to quickly picture what used to be there, a white car zoomed up on my left using the left-turn lane to get ahead of me. It really annoyed me. The car maneuvered in

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How well do you know your people

A number of leaders have asked how to motivate or deal with employees who are uninspired for any number of reasons… frustrations working virtually, the company in turmoil, no one getting raises, focused on “what ifs,” etc.   My first question is: How well do you know the people working with or for you? I prefer

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Dealing with fatique

Thank you to all who wrote what you’d like to talk with me about in response to last week’s question. Many good topics were sent that you’ll be reading about in future Sunday messages. If you haven’t responded yet, it’s never too late. One that’s obviously affecting many is exhaustion from being on screen. Zoom fatigue

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