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Doc Holly Offers Unusual Pro Bono Workshop, March 28, 2010

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The degree to which you see similarities between a spiritual journey workshop and leadership training tells me how familiar you are with the essence of personal and professional development. In other words, there should be a lot of overlap between the two if indeed some profound change is to take place. Sunday March 28, 2010, […]

Trading Places: A Smart Way to Change Your Mind

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Want new ideas for your company?  Trade places with another CEO. In a recent Harvard Business blog post, author William (Bill) Taylor, describes the experiment executed by two top CEOs on Fortune Magazine‘s Best Companies to Work For list.  Maxine Clark, founder and CEO of Build-a-Bear Workshop, and Kip Tindell, co-founder and CEO of the […]

Toyota- a Leadership Crisis

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Oftentimes our leadership failures are not life-threatening, but when they are, as in the case of Toyota’s response to the multiple reports of accidents from sticking accelerators, it only adds fat to the fire.  I have encountered only one life-threatening situation on the job during my life span. During my internship at a large, prestigious […]

A Daily Dose of Laughter

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One of our program graduates, Lance Ekum, Jungle of Life blog author,  was telling us about a unique change movement he learned and participated in to help boost energy through laughter.  The creator of The Levity Project, Katie West, has started a movement of positivity! She describes The Levity Project as “a social movement to […]

Doc Holly Featured through Hearing Loss Assoc. of America

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The Walk 4 Hearing has chosen Doc Holly as a featured walker! Sudden Hearing Loss Results in Career Nightmare AND Big Walk4Hearing™ Results “Eighteen years ago I fell asleep with normal hearing and woke up with a severe hearing loss in both ears. I listened intently as the doctor told me I had Meniere’s disease, […]

US Job Satisfaction at Record Low

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In the recent survey by the Conference Board research group, it was found that 45% of Americans are unsatisfied with their jobs.  This survey shows a drop of 4% since the previous results in 2008.  Read the full story here. The Conference Board suggests that potential reasons for the dissatisfaction are: Fewer workers consider their […]

How Adults Achieve Happiness

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Happiness as a child is easy.  Happiness as an adult is more complicated.  In a recent survey of over 3,000 respondents, Marshall and Kelly Goldsmith, BusinessWeek Contributors, analyzed the connections between happiness and meaning at home and at work.  Their findings were clear-cut.  (Read the full article here.)   “There is an incredibly high correlation […]

Why Wise Leaders Don’t Know Too Much

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Is there such a thing as too much knowledge?  Is that possible?  Through the course of his education, Jeff Stibel learned valuable lessons regarding knowledge and wisdom.  An entrepreneur and brain scientist, Stibel writes about how he has learned that “wisdom can be shattered by too much information.”  Like a bookshelf only holds so many […]

Do You Know Where Your Leaders Are?

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Rita McGrath, Professor at Columbia Business School in New York, writes in her blog about preparing for the upswing as the economy shows signs of turnaround.  Read the full article here.  Start with determining where your company is now and where you want to be.  Having a clearly defined goal will help you as you […]

Managing Your Time with White Space

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Trying to do more with less?  Aren’t we all aiming to achieve the creative balance for our various work projects?  Jim Collins, author of  Level 5 Leadership, says he uses a stop watch to regulate his time, which creates pockets of white space in his day to be creative. He “is all about discipline,” writes […]