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“Your presentation today on leadership was one of the best I’ve heard in a long long time. You blended story, research, metrics, and real-world application seamlessly.” Great West Insurance

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We’ve entered a new era. Call it the age of imagination, ideation, conceptualization, creativity, innovation—take your pick. Creativity, mental flexibility, and collaboration have displaced one-dimensional intelligence and isolated determination as core ingredients of competitive advantage.

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How to Stop Your Boss From Ruining Your Work

I had several different bosses during the early years of writing ‘Dilbert.’ They were all pretty sure I was mocking someone else. – Scott...
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An Amazing Story You Won’t Believe

Most people don’t have that willingness to break bad habits. They have a lot of excuses and they talk like victims.  – Carlos Santana...
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The Four Things I Believe Will Make You Happy and Successful

Following is the commencement address I gave on Saturday at my alma mater Wakefield School in Huntly, VA. The various comments below about amputees, homicide...
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The Orange Line: A Woman’s Guide to Integrating Career, Family and Life New age, same struggles. See how women...

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