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September 2, 2021

Coping With End of Furlough

"If we fail to pivot and transition successfully through the chapters of our working lives, tomorrow’s world will leave us behind." – Steven Edwards

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August 12, 2021

Sell It Like Saul Goodman

Learn the secrets of sales from the master of persuasion

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June 17, 2021

Three Reasons Answers Are More Important Than Questions

Every question starts as an imperfect answer that stimulates curiosity in the world

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March 11, 2021

My Love-Hate Relationship With Amazon

"Data drives Amazon forward, many of the knock-on effects of its success are not ones that I would have chosen. Yet I keep giving Amazon full consent to use my data." - Jonathan Hancock

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December 10, 2020

Growing Misconceptions: Exploding the Mindset Myths

"Not everyone can win an Oscar or top the charts. There’d be a great deal of disappointment if everyone took "growth mindset" to be some kind of life goal guarantee!" - Jonathan Hancock

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September 10, 2020

Beating Prediction, Charting the Future

Big Data is seductive. It promises that if we know enough, our lives will be more efficient. Margaret Heffernan thinks differently.

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August 13, 2020

I No Longer Feel Like a Fraud – I'm Not an Imposter!

I drank to excess, overate, and exercised compulsively. By my mid-thirties, I'd burned out

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July 9, 2020

Can You Be a Good Leader and a Good Parent?

Parenting is the only legal 24/7 job! It comes with little or no training, the job specs keep changing, and the drain on you physically and emotionally is relentless

June 11, 2020

Onboarding or Off-Putting? – The Right and Wrong Ways to Welcome New People to Your Team

Unlike my earlier onboarding nightmare, this process involved clear expectations on both sides

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May 14, 2020

Leading Beyond the Ego: Putting Others First

I used to spend a lot of time with leaders. In my previous career as a political reporter, I followed prime ministers and presidents to various corners of the globe. I asked them questions and wrote down their answers. On occasion, I sipped champagne in their gardens. Some of them dazzled me with their power […]

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