Humility + Iteration = A Leader’s Saving Grace

Humility + Iteration = A Leader’s Saving Grace Today I read an amazing article by Dave Kerpen, “11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader.” After reading his wise nuggets, I realized that earlier today I missed a chance to practice one of those concepts. Rather than getting discouraged, this realization makes me that muchContinue reading “Humility + Iteration = A Leader’s Saving Grace”

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Kintsugi: The art of embracing damage.

Is it possible to be more beautiful in the broken places? Recently, I sent a message to my friend who was struggling, in hopes of lifting her spirits. My friend had been feeling down. Defeated. Convinced that she wasn’t capable or deserving of success. I knew better, of course. I’ve known her more than half myContinue reading “Kintsugi: The art of embracing damage.”

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Momentum: Two tips for accelerated success

“I could be so successful, if only I had more time…” Have you ever heard yourself saying, “If only I had more time…” then finishing that sentence in your head with a sad realization that if you had more time you’d probably fill that gifted time with more harried, hassled, stressful tasks that would leaveContinue reading “Momentum: Two tips for accelerated success”

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Quiet contributions

Driving along Route 202 on Concord Pike in Wilmington, Delaware in November 2016, I noticed a lone man standing in a normally-empty field, surrounded by dozens of American flags. It was a windy day. I rolled down my window as I inched along, which allowed me to hear the flags all flapping and whacking inContinue reading “Quiet contributions”

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The Spaces Between: Taking time for your personal development

What if you spent 30 minutes on your personal development every day? Reading. Blogging. Journaling. Drawing. Imagining. Networking. Planning your future. A half hour. Every. Single. Day. A friend recently told me that in a “How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile” seminar, she learned that we should spend a certain amount of time each dayContinue reading “The Spaces Between: Taking time for your personal development”

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