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An Explorer on an Expedition

So many times I’m in a conversation with someone new and they will ask: What do you do? I don’t always have a good answer because what I’m doing currently seems so nuanced and foreign and uncertain and foggy to others. And being open here, it only exacerbates what I’m already feeling inside. But the […]

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Have A Dang Good Reason To Interrupt Others

I have a big pet peeve: Interrupting others I try very hard not to interrupt. It’s disrespectful to others when you’re always interrupting them. It’s saying, “I already know what you are saying or going to say and can’t wait to interject my own opinion.” I try instead to be a good listener. To Listen […]

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On Forward Movement

As I’ve been really working on upgrading how I keep track of all the things I need to get done, and thinking about how to give my best, this week I clarified a value and expectation about my work: Always Make Forward Progress I need to know, each day, we are moving closer to our […]

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For the Misfits, Outcasts and Odd Ducks

Was reading the incredibly awesome book Decoding Greatness and stopped in my tracks at this quote at the difference between managers and entrepreneurs according to the late HBR professor Clayton Christensen’s research: Founders question; managers comply. Unpacking that further …. the author writes: Founders ask big-picture questions (“What’s the real problem here?”), pose what-if scenarios […]

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You Are The Reflection

Your people can go only as far as you can go, dream, think, act or believe. A business mentor told me: You are the lid. It’s true and profound. Your people will not/cannot rise past your best or top or limits. But there’s more …. You also set the pace. You set the tone. You […]