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Let Purpose and Profit Unite

Let Purpose and Profit Unite

When starting, growing, and running a business, which comes first, the Purpose or the Profit? Richard Branson, a hero of modern-day free enterprise capitalism, says in one of his many famous quotes: If you aren’t making a difference in other people’s lives, you...

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Managing A Multi-Generational Workforce

Managing A Multi-Generational Workforce

So, what’s a leader with a multi-generational team to do? The first step is to become aware of the different needs you have on your team. Have you checked in with each member on your team and asked the question? You know, the “how are you…really” question? This is a complex issue and there may not be a one size fits all solution. When thinking about what your workplace looks like in the future, it most likely will not look like what you left behind in March.

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Baby Boomers Versus Remote Work

Baby Boomers Versus Remote Work

Work from home advocates have been making significant progress for years, enabled by better internet connections, improved network technology, video conferencing and much more portable computer equipment. None of those pro-remote worker advocates could have foreseen...

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Your Life Depends On It

Your Life Depends On It

If you are reading this, know that I am not writing to convince you of anything.  Rather, I am acting as a canary in a coal mine and simply sharing based on my experience.  What you choose to do or not do with my message is totally up to you.  That said, know that...

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The Future of Work

The Future of Work

The Future of Work is changing, as employers and employees realize the efficiencies of virtual work. But the Future of Work is concerning, as we think about the long work hours, continuous virtual meetings, and stress that is occurring. As the Future of Work is...

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Day Two

Day Two

I hate running. Like really, really do not like it. And yet, it’s pretty much the only consistent exercise that has ever been in my life. Sure, I’ve fallen off the wagon from time to time. Sometimes it’s for years, sometimes it’s a few weeks. But running always seems...

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The Yawp

The Yawp

If a bear shits in the woods and there is no one around, does it make a sound? Every action creates an equal and opposite reaction.  And in theory, in a world devoid of experienced action, there is silence; Just piles of what was left behind for others to stumble upon...

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Lessons in Leadership:  The Energy to Lead

Lessons in Leadership: The Energy to Lead

Business is not a game.  Starting, running, growing, and sometimes exiting a business takes an enormous amount of energy, and many businesses don’t survive. Too often we hear about a “new” business as an instantaneous success; never hearing about the 10+ years of...

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