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

Lead Boldly Blog

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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3 Tips Thursday: Crisis Management 101

This week has been a wild ride here in Virginia. Much of the ride has been because leaders failed to prepare for a predictable crisis and lead well when it happened. This could have been different. Here are three tips for your consideration + 1. ...

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