Issue 159 | Published Dec. 20, 2017

A Call to Lead with Courage, Authenticity and Service A Call to Lead with Courage, Authenticity and Service
By Kevin Cashman

Published Dec. 20, 2017 11:00 a.m. - “Is focusing on external results the sole source of greater accomplishment? Could it be that our single-minded focus on external results is causing us to miss the underlying dynamics supporting sustainable peak performance?”
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Work/Life Balance Is Hurting Us: A Manifesto for a Better Life Because of Work, Not Despite It Work/Life Balance Is Hurting Us: A Manifesto for a Better Life Because of Work, Not Despite It
By Jennifer Moss

Published Dec. 20, 2017 11:00 a.m. - “It makes us believe that work is hard and horrible—that life is fun and work is tolerated. Too many of us cling to the weekend after just ‘getting by’ every other day of the week. Life shouldn’t begin on Friday and end on Sunday.”
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Becoming the New Boss Becoming the New Boss
By Naphtali Hoff, PsyD

Published Dec. 20, 2017 11:00 a.m. - “What can be done to help new leaders hit the ground running and enjoy sustained success? That was the question that I asked after my own challenging leadership experience. The following is some of what I learned.”
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A Values-Based Culture A Values-Based Culture
By Robert Spector & breAnne O. Reeves

Published Dec. 20, 2017 11:00 a.m. - “If ‘vision’ embodies the head of your organization, and ‘mission’ personifies the heart, then ‘values” symbolize the soul. Every organization can cite its vision and mission statements, but few recognize the existential value of values.”
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Image Is Substance Image Is Substance
By Andy Cunningham

Published Dec. 20, 2017 11:00 a.m. - “I discovered early on that the answer is authenticity … When companies promote themselves authentically, they get more customers and sell more stuff. It’s as simple as that, and I built my entire career on that premise.”
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The Good and Bad of Grit The Good and Bad of Grit
By Caroline Adams Miller

Published Dec. 20, 2017 11:00 a.m. - “In order to make it easier to understand the differences between good grit and bad grit, I’ve divided up the types of positive Authentic Grit that I see in the world, along with examples to help flesh out their significance and meaning.”
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Issue 158

Think Bigger! Change Your Thinking. Change the World.
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Michael W. Sonnenfeldt
158 “Most people don’t think big enough, which could be the biggest factor limiting their success. And, yes, that includes you.”


Calling All Leaders
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Constance Dierickx, PhD
158 “Too often, we think that people who lead in high-stakes matters are special people. They are not. You do not need to be a special person, with super-human powers and nerves of steel. What do you need? Courage, character, judgment, and fortitude.”


The Expectant Non-Profit: A Guide for Navigating the Healthy Growth of Organizations
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Maxine Harris, PhD
158 “Just like new parents often need a ‘how to’ book, so do new non-profit CEOs. So here it is, a guide for helping your organization flourish and live well into old age … ”


Creating Change from the Inside-Out
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Todd Davis
158 “I’ve learned that it’s not only the people who determine an organization’s performance, it’s what happens between people that makes the greatest impact on effectiveness.”


Archaic “Best” Business Practices Toxic to Resilience, Innovation, and Change (Plus, What To Do Instead!)
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Carol Sanford
158 “The concept of ‘best practices‘ is no protection against toxic practices. Most of these ‘best practices‘ have never been validated and are marketing hype invented by a consultant company.”


What Your Career Needs Now Is Some Relational Intelligence
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Angie McArthur & Dr. Dawna Markova
158 “In this age of complexity, chaos, and constantly changing teams, the more skill you have to work and relate across differences, the more effective and happier you will be.”



Issue 157

There Are No Strangers Here: A Rising Tribe Lifts All Boats
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Sally Haldorson
157 “In my 20 years of covering the genre, I’ve met an awful lot of impressive women in the pages of business books. Thank goodness there are more now than earlier in my career, because the going gets tougher the older I get, and the more responsibility I take on.”


Why We Need a Take Our Daughters to WORTH Day
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Nell Merlino
157 “It is not an option to stand by passively as the first generation of digital native girls comes of age and struggles—feeling isolated, unworthy, under pressure, and filled with doubt.”


Someday is Not a Day in the Week: Create More Meaningful Work … Now Not Someday
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Sam Horn
157 “What if, instead of accepting a toxic work situation and/or waiting for it to get better, we took personal responsibility to make it better? What if there were ways to make work more meaningful right where we are, right now?”


Giving Voice to the Voiceless
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Parisa Khosravi
157 “How many times have we been told not to judge a book by its cover? How often do we fail and completely judge others based on what we think is “normal” or acceptable? How do we know what they are thinking or feeling, if they are not able to tell us in the ways that we are used to? Why do we presume to know their cognitive levels or what they will be capable of in life? Who are we to judge?”



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