The Development Exponent: A Leadership Perspective

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The Big Social Media WHY for Business Leaders

Leaders often ask me why they should dive into the social media pool. “What’s the point?” is a question that comes up a lot. I get it. Most leaders are on tight timetables and already feel as if the number of “hats” they are wearing is at least one too many. The idea of adding social media posts and engagement...
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Improv, Insights, and the Power of Playing at 100%: Part 2

What a delight it was to have two special guests, Jennifer Javornik, and Sheila Robertson on the show. Both business professionals and masters of improv, I was simultaneously wowed, entertained, and intrigued by the complete out of the box lessons they had to share.  When most people think “improv” – they’re usually picturing dark theatre, minimal stage, wacky antics, and...
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Improv, Insights, and the Power of Playing at 100%

What a delight it was to have two special guests, Jennifer Javornik, and Sheila Robertson on the show. Both business professionals and masters of improv, I was simultaneously wowed, entertained, and intrigued by the complete out of the box lessons they had to share.  When most people think “improv” – they’re usually picturing dark theatre, minimal stage, wacky antics, and...
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Technology, Transparency, and the Value of Becoming a Trusted Advisor

How much thought do you put into how technology has shifted the way we communicate, connect, or come together as communities? While it has changed by what feels like light years, especially in the last decade – do we think about it much? Or just take it for granted? That was the real jumping point for my interview with award-winning...
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How Empathic Investigations Impact Workplace Culture — Part 2

One of the most powerful and skills a leader can have is the ability to have difficult conversations, sometimes really difficult conversations – with empathy, humanity, and compassion. Human being to human being.  That’s what really stood out in my conversation with Certified Forensic Interviewer Angela Nino. Her path from criminal justice major to 911 operator to loss prevention specialist...
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