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minimize a weakness and play to your strengths
As CEO from from 1984 to 2005, Michael Eisner was Disney’s idea guy. He was enthusiastic and creative. He always had detailed visionary concepts, but he wasn’t so good at the implementation of the ideas, the business end of things. He depended on Frank Wells for that. Frank did the numbers, investments, and time frames. He probably didn’t have an artistic bone in his body. Together, the two are responsible for retaining the original vision of Disney, and making it the entertainment empire that it has become. Weaknesses are not necessarily bad. We all have them. While it is not a...
everyday rudeness
One of the frustrating experiences on my journey as a trail blazer in everyday courage and courageous leadership is that it’s so simple. Unfortunately, simplicity and leading a simple life are not deemed valuable assets. For example, civility is rarely witnessed. Just recently there was an article in The Denver Post sharing how the French were finally getting tired of being rude and being defined as a rude culture. Wow! When there’s a collective shift in consciousness and a declaration to change, courage actions are set in motion. In this case, research found that the French experienced a higher level of...

To recognize everyday courage, it helps to distinguish the various facets of courage. There is physical courage (the one our culture identifies with the most), political courage, leadershipcourage at work courage, moral courage, and personal courage, to name a few. Some of us manifest certain types of courage well but come up short in other areas. In this article, I will expand on the concept of spiritual courage, and how it works to become an inside job both at work and home.

Light Yourself on Fire: The Key to Your Own Engagement

In doing the research for our new book, The Employee Engagement Mindset, we studied 150 highly engaged employees across industries, continents, cultures, and demographics. We interviewed them and observed themengaged workers in all sorts of situations, organizations, and environments. What is absolutely clear is that highly engaged employees think and behave differently. They have a different mindset. They may work in different organizations and do very different jobs, but there’s a consistent theme among them: They take primary responsibility for their careers, their success, and their fulfillment. They own their own engagement. They are the driving force.

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You like your job, but your boss gives you a hard time. What can you do if your current boss stresses you out? bad bosses

First, try to do more than what is expected from you at your current job. Instead of just doing what you are suppose do, try to go the extra mile. Try to get things done ahead of time and help out your co-workers. Your boss and co-workers will notice and give you more respect.

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