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ARIANA FRIEDLANDER IS A MISFIT.

In fact, she’s made a business out of it!

I met Ariana a few years ago, and was inspired by her energy and creativity.  But it’s always been a bit of a struggle for me to describe what she does.

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chatterWE ALL HAVE THIS CHATTER going on in our minds all the time.  It’s part of being human.

But not always useful.

The problem is that it’s constantly influencing your attitude and those around you.  It can destroy your effectiveness as a leader.

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cvdl_logo_118x188THE CENTER FOR VALUES-DRIVEN LEADERSHIP has just opened up for applications for the next cohort of their PhD/DBA program.

You might remember that I talked about this program earlier this year when I had a chance to meet the leaders.  It’s exciting because it’s customized specifically for senior executives who are designing their companies around solid, powerful values.

So check out the executive doctoral program in values-driven leadership and apply by November 1 2016.

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cvdl doctorate videoTHIS WEEK I DISCOVERED an exciting new program offered by Benedictine University near Chicago: their Doctoral Program in Values Driven Leadership for Senior Executives.

This is an amazing development.

This is a mature, well-thought-through program for those who are truly serious about leading businesses with deeper values – the same values I talk about here on this blog.

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Snowman_New_Year_cardMOST PEOPLE I’M TALKING WITH are positive about the outlook for 2016.

Personally, my 2015 was transformative, and I’m incredibly excited about the new projects I’m working on right now.  I’ll be talking about that here on the blog real soon.

It’s a bit surprising, actually, the optimism that I’m seeing.  Read the rest of this entry »

scale-307966_640YOU WANT TO BE AWESOME at everything. I get that.

The problem is that the real world gets in the way!

Here’s an example:  You want to attract awesome, talented employees.  But your business plan also says you’re very tight on expenses.

Which means you probably can’t pay people what they’re worth.  Perhaps you’ll save money on hiring less-than-top-notch people, then spend a bundle training them up.

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THIS WEEKEND IS the celebration of Independence Day in the US.  A patriotic, celebratory, but thoughtful time.

When I was a kid, I got the impression that our country was created in the late 18th century and has been running on automatic ever since.

Boy, was I wrong!

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WE ALL GET DISCOURAGED.  It’s a part of the human condition, and a constant struggle.

PersistenceBut the fact is that those who reap great rewards are not so much those who are smart, talented, or lucky.  It’s those who are persistent learners and adapters.

“Rewards” in this case might be monetary goals, fame, impact, or spiritual development.  Doesn’t matter.

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EVERYTHING IS A DISASTER.  TitanicOr at least it seems that way.

But you get a different perspective when you’re able to reflect after the fact.  It’s human nature.

We’re expert at focusing on the detail.  If we didn’t do that, the magnitude of everyday experience would overwhelm us!  But it also means that we shut out 99% of the world to focus on the 1%.

Especially when it comes to problems.

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