Don’t Be Bitter, Be Better

There's a story we've all heard. It starts with, "When I was your age," and ends by recounting the narrator's lack of some circumstance when they were younger. Sometimes the story serves to provide perspective to the listener, but there are many times when it's about urging the listener to accept the situation instead of trying to improve it. In…

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The 3 Best Business Lessons I’ve Learned from Leaders

A friend recently asked me for some advice on which direction he should take his career. During the conversation, I began thinking about my own view of business and how I would give myself advice. However, what truly struck me were the specific lessons I learned that weren't in a classroom but had still shaped how I make decisions. Of…

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Leading Against Bias in a Team

When working with others, it's often easier to just keep your mouth shut and leave a situation than to confront something offensive they just said. But leaders don't see it that way; they feel a compulsion to deal with it, right then or a short time later. There are legal ramifications and logistical aspects that one needs to deal with,…

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The World Needs More Revolutionary Leaders

In the not too distant past, I held a callous and shallow definition of a leader, which did not distinguish between normal and revolutionary ones. Over the years though, I have come to question every aspect of what a leader must endure and exhibit to understand both the technical and emotional aspects of any organization. My new understanding has allowed…

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