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Why sometimes, a leader must be selfish

In the movie “Grand Hotel”, Greta Gabor famously said “I want to be alone.” I have been feeling that way for the past year, on...

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Authenticity: The Road Less Traveled

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. ~ Robert...

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3 things I learned from a fire in week 2 of my new job

“So you think you can run it?” the Chairman of the conglomerate I was working for post-Harvard Business School asked. He had just made a...

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The pressures on EDs in the current job market

Anyone who is an executive director understands two things about today’s workplace – it’s tough out there, and people are struggling. As leaders, executive directors...

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Ethnic Marketing Versus Mainstream Marketing: 3 simple steps

As the world changes around us, the population and the traditional ethnic groups also change and diversify with it. Marketing itself is challenging, but identifying...

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Board Meetings: 9 Rules on the Table to Consider

Although not everyone agrees with me on this one, and it has to be done carefully, I like the idea of "Board Meeting Rules or...

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Perseverance: Secret of All Triumphs

We sure love quotes — especially those tweetable and shareable quotes which are simple yet profound at the same time. One such quote that has struck me...

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Living an authentic life

So why does a successful woman pack in her career, take a second mortgage out on her home and ski four million vertical feet in...

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I’m more tired than you are

In the past 9.5 years I’ve trained or assisted hundreds of organizations in 140 Canadian towns, approximately 20,000 nonprofit and charity leaders in all. And...

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Rediscover your leadership joy

The holidays are mostly behind us, "Blue Monday" is here.  Last year's problems still sit in our inbox and our Mission feels as far away...

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