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  • Docking a boat terrifies me. Ask any member of my family about this and they will launch into any of several stories about my docking SNAFUs (an acronym for Situation Normal, All Fouled Up!). My personal favorite is a tale of a three hour tour, a Florida afternoon storm, a 40-foot houseboat, and the

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    My clients and former students know too well how easy it is to get me off track. Bring up anything remotely related to the military and I will dust off a well-worn "war story." Having spent, so far, two-thirds of my life living a nomadic life in service to my country, it's hard not to succumb to

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    The challenges of 21st-century work—rapid innovation, unrelenting change and unprecedented uncertainty—have created a stress pandemic. The future of work – your work – may involve robots, even as a manager or leader.Depending on your disposition, you may view the future as ripe for a

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    What ever happened to unbridled joy in our daily lives? Remember the fun of play we experienced as children? Maybe we need to renew ourselves and start playing more. Nearly everyone starts out in life playing quite naturally, having fun with whatever is available. We make up rules, invent games

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    My friend, let me ask you this: What is your leadership purpose? Have you identified your leadership purpose, and are you living it in every moment? Don’t worry if you haven’t, a 2014 Harvard Business School study found that only about 20% of leaders say they "have a strong sense of their own

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