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You can’t pour from an empty cup. Fill up often.

– Julie Jakopic

Lead Boldly Blog

Tackling Turbulence – Part 2

Last month we looked at how you can manage the stress of turbulence created by change and ambiguity in your life. This month we focus on two things you can do to help your team. 1) Communicate clearly. Help your team know what is happening, what is expected of them...

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Just Don’t Do It

You have a to-do list. But it doesn't have to have you. I have a secret about that list. Actually a few secrets. It's just a list. Not a bible. Not a law. It's not in charge. Yeah, I know. You have to do it all. Another secret - no, you don't. So let's figure out how...

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What Do You Do After You’ve Been to the Moon?

What does an astronaut do after they have already had their career peak experience? What does a former President, Olympic athlete, presidential appointee, or executive director do after what they have had what they (and perhaps others) believe to be their seminal...

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Yellow Lines and Dead Armadillos

One of the most important responsibilities leaders face is making decisions. In an increasingly complex and fast-paced world, decisiveness is a critical skill. After all, as my friend Elizabeth says, the middle of the road is for yellow lines and dead armadillos. How...

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Want More Success? Get Happier.

It turns out that happier workplaces are 12 percent more productive. So not only do people feel better about their work and where they work, they also work better. It also turns out that just like we have a weight set point, we have a happiness set point. Our brains...

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Just One

Welcome 2016 I am so excited to have a new year to fill with fun and laughter.  Last year was a wild ride, one that was entirely unpredictable at the start. One that was filled with amazing highs like running for office and supporting the amazing Gloria Steinem and...

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