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Drowning in Information While Thirsting for Communication

...leadership, it’s about balance. A Few Communication Pathways and Principles Get out and talk to people. Strong emotional connections/communications are two-way conversations. This is vital during times of major change. Fill your conversations with imagery, stories, and metaphors. Talk with people through one-on-one discussions, meetings, and group discussions. Continually connect...

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Decentralized Organization Structures Empower and Energize

...imperatives. It should be full of imagery, stories, metaphors, examples of past successes, your emerging business model, a pithy purpose statement and such. Deliver these in person through one-on-one discussions, meetings and group presentations. Contribute to authentic conversations in an authentic workplace. Speak the truth as you see it. Obviously...

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Book Review: “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl

...through visioning or positive imagery. He imagined himself speaking in a lecture hall about his experiences and sharing the key lessons he learned to help others alleviate their suffering. A major message woven through Frankl’s powerful personal example and this book is that life is all about choice. It’s not...

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Culture Change Starts with the Management Team

...It should be full of imagery, stories, metaphors, examples of past successes, your emerging business model, a pithy purpose statement and such. Deliver these in person through one-on-one discussions, meetings and group presentations. Contribute to authentic conversations in an authentic workplace. Speak the truth as you see it. Obviously the...

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Navigating Change and Adversity

...your feared belief or concern. Harness the power of imagery — counterbalance fears of what all could go wrong by ensuring you have a clear picture of what outcome you want from this situation. What would a successful result look like? What would you be doing with the key players...

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Deeply Engaging Interview on Change, Reality, Communication, and Letting Others Should on You

...are actually reducing communication as we confuse quantity and quality while struggling to Tame the E-Mail Beast and making ourselves dumber with multi-tasking. • Visualization – using imagery and pictures of what we want. • Not Letting Others Should on Us – not being driven by others’ expectations of us...

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Navigating Change: Leading in Turbulent Times

...Seligman citations and book reviews – a selection of book reviews, research citations, and positive psychology references Imagery – selection of blogs and articles for personal, team, and organizational application Insight Timer – free meditation app available on Apple and Android Coronavirus Crisis: Reasons for Hope During These Dark Times...

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Review of “The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom” by Jonathon Haidt

...desires of his own. When the elephant really wants to do something, I’m no match for him.” He intended to only use the rider and elephant imagery in the first chapter, The Divided Self, to examine the divisions of mind/body, left/right, new/old, and controlled/automatic. Continuing the analogy through the book...

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In Your Dreams: See It to Be It

...are. Leadership is seeing what could be. As the pioneering French psychologist, Emile Coue, observed, “Imagery may be the highest form of mental energy we have. Reason can analyze and organize, but only imagination can create. It is through imagination that we create the future — ours and the world’s.”...

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A Father’s Message in a Bottle

Dear Chris, Jenn, and Vanessa, There’s an exponentially expanding abundance of electronic/print resources and advice to living a happy and successful life. But as a lifelong personal growth and leadership student, I can easily point to visioning or imagery as the core principle from which all others emanate, like ripples...

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Wall Street and Doing the Right Thing

...the universe, Timeless Leadership Principles like imagery/visioning, mobilizing/energizing, coaching, and navigating change by seizing initiative and refusing to submit to “fate” or the wishes of others, kick-in regardless of the overarching morality or goals to which they are applied. It boils down to personal interpretation of what the user of...

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Persuasion and Influence: Storytelling Skills are Essential

...warn, reinforce, or influence. Books, movies, news media, music, social networks, family gatherings, and coffee chats, serve up a wide variety of stories. In today’s workplaces people want less data and information dumps – “headspeak” – and more imagery, metaphors, and stories – “heartspeak.” Appropriately, Storytelling Lessons from Company Frontlines,...

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Cross Training to Leverage Leadership Strengths

...the top quartile of his sport to train harder and run more. Today’s top athletes cross-train to elevate their game. So the runner might use imagery, meditation, or other mental techniques, focus on nutrition and sleeping habits, use weight training or other exercises to build stamina, and so on. Click...

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Exposing and Expressing Fear is Key to Reducing It

Years ago, I was captivated by Yann Martel’s novel, Life of Pi. When I finished reading it, I immediately went back to page one and read it again. The story centers on “Pi” an Indian Tamil boy who, after a shipwreck, survives 227 days drifting on a lifeboat in the...

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Tis the Season to Review and Reform our Habits

The payoff of all that frenzied flurry of preparations for the Holiday Season can be time for reflection and looking back over the past year. As we look ahead, resolutions to change some of our habits are often a good way to kick off the New Year. But planning isn’t...

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Thoughts That Make You Go Hmmm on… The Mind/Body Connection

My last post reported on the fascinating new medical research on how our beliefs change our brain. I’ve long collected research on mind/body connections. Our tangible physical world is powerfully affected by our intangible thoughts and feelings. I found researching Chapter II (“Reality Check”) of Growing @ the Speed of...

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Leading Perspectives: No Arms, No Legs, No Worries!

I was just sent a link to a powerful video that shows – once again – how leaders change reality and shape perceptions – their own and others. The four-minute clip shows Nick Vujicic fully engaged in sporting activities and speaking to young people about perspective. Nick was born with...

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Inspir-action: Playing to Your Strengths for Maximum Effectiveness

Right around now, many people who resolved to make positive changes this year are floundering. It’s easy to get pulled down by a few slips off our intended path. Pick up a cup of water or coffee and estimate how heavy it is. Now hold it straight out sideways at...

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Thoughts That Make You Go Hmm on…Fear

“Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” Robert Albert Bloch, American screenwriter, “Psycho,” “Psycho II”   “We usually learn faster from pain than from pleasure. Strong dislikes are acquired faster than strong likes....

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Book Review of “Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility”

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old your body is? “You’re only as old as you feel” is folk wisdom that’s almost a cliche. In Counterclockwise, Harvard psychology professor, Ellen Langer, presents powerful evidence showing just how true that is. Langer’s life work is on illusion...

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