What We Think

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

– Julie Jakopic

What We Think

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

– Julie Jakopic

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3 Tips Thursday – She Made Me Wince

Earlier this week I ran into an old friend I hadn’t seen in more than a decade. She is a warm, creative, tough, badass attorney. She asked if I was still up to that “positive emoji stuff?” Ouch. Pretty dismissive of my work. And of content that she...

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3 tips Thursday – The Case for Optimism

So this week it’s not really three tips but a single tip that’s more like a philosophy. I was talking to a friend yesterday who had been at a program about history and civilization and was feeling a bit hopeless about the future of the world. He’s not...

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3 Tips Thursday: Box? What Box

A couple of months ago, I was asked to talk about leading “outside the box.” I wasn’t totally sure what that meant, but I think all too often leaders “inside the box” are leading based on how they understand the “role” of leader.  And all too often it...

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3 Tips Thursday: Overwhelmed?

What do you do when it all feels too much? Last week was one of those weeks. Here are some things that worked for me. What about you? Tip 1. Write it all down. All the things. Get them out of your head and on to a piece of paper or into a spreadsheet. That...

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3 Tips Thursday – Just Say Yes

This week I was talking to a high school teacher who has taught Latin, English, history of art, American government and seventh-grade science. I asked how she managed such a wide array and said, “I just said yes.” She loves to teach. She loves her...

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