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Are you learning agile?

Becoming better leaders (and people for that matter) requires a skills in self awareness. Without the capacity to be aware, reflect and learn, we remain stuck- engaging in behavior that do not serve us or those we lead. The concept of learning agility merely speaks to our willingness and ability to learn from experiences and then apply those lessons to new events. Learning-agile individuals practice disciplined personal development in five ways: 1. Innovating: They are not afraid to challenge the

Fear as a Motivator

This morning, I received the following comment on a blog interview.  The notion that fear is a motivator is common and I thought you might find value in reading the discussion thread. AA-Sampang Riyard Posted: I disagree….I use the fear of disappointment and fear of failure as a major motivator. I have real expectations for my subordin…ates and they know that if they don’t work to meet those expectations they are not going to be relied upon in the future

Seek your COMPANIONS

One can never underestimate the beauty of a good metaphor. While attending a dream workshop this week, I was reintroduced to the idea of companion gardening. I am sure many of you have heard the benefits of planting marigolds by your tomato plants or other vegetables in order to deter pests and bugs. Avid gardeners have researched hundreds of plants to determine which plants actually support one another in productive ways and which are detrimental to each other. Essentially, which

Fear and Accountability

Another story on the importance of understanding the impact of fear. Enjoy 🙂 Overcoming Fear Brings About Greater Accountability on the Job