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Family-of-Origin Dynamics and the Office Drama Queen or King

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So often we ponder why people do the things they do. We want to know and understand the triggers. In this way we perhaps can help disenable whatever those unproductive behaviors. At first blush most people see drama queens and kings as troublemakers creating unnecessary drama through indirect and/or dysfunctional communication. From the perspective of […]

Self-awareness and Office Renovations

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We’re doing some major renovations in our office kitchen and bathroom areas and have some self-awareness reflections to share regarding customer service. Labor includes electricians, plumbers, and skilled labor, which means, most importantly, a project manager to coordinate all this. Our own clients know that self-awareness is really other-awareness, and we find that those who […]

Michael Phelps and Chad le Clos: Leadership and the Art of Winning and Losing Graciously

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The other day I watched “Michael Phelps equal the record for medals won by an Olympic athlete when he claimed silver in the final of the 200m butterfly as Chad le Clos of South Africa took victory with the final stroke.” But what I observed next was perhaps a stunned Phelps seemingly snub the friendly attempt […]

My Near Death Experience – The Making of a Better Me

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On November 17, 2011 I found myself trapped in my car after a driver lost control of her car in a 70 MPH zone on I-40 and crossed over the median hitting the driver in front of me, whereupon both vehicles hit me at full impact. Coming to a screeching halt within nanoseconds of the […]

Some people mature while others just have birthdays.

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This is a quote coined by my nonagenarian mother. I have always regarded it as speaking to the degree of one’s leadership effectiveness. So how do mature leaders (people) differ from those one might otherwise regard as immature? I think we can best see those differentiators during periods of stress or crisis. An anonymous phrase […]

Dr. Holly Latty-Mann joins Ken Blanchard & Deepak Chopra in an upcoming release of Roadmap to Success

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America’s Top Intellectual Minds Map Out Successful Business Strategies   How do busy people become and stay successful? Insight Publishing is pleased to present Dr. Holly Latty-Mann, Ken Blanchard & Deepak Chopra in an exceptional compilation of resourceful people who will tell you how they learned how to be successful. They will share with you their […]

Becoming hero or villain.

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Today Skip Weisman posted an article onto The Leadership Trust Group on LinkedIn regarding how leaders must become comfortable doing the uncomfortable. If you think about it, it’s the same process how people become either heroes or villains – simply repeat the same behavior over and over until it feels natural. We can grow up […]

When team composition changes: The good and the bad

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Bob joins the team, and the honeymoon period is over. Are others’ morale soaring or plummeting? Are you seeing alliances and/or alienations among various people? Are you seeing morale soar and people grow? Jennifer leaves the team. Does the morale escalate or de-escalate? Are alliances formed and strengthened among certain people who remain? Or is […]

Olympic sized Leadership

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As the 2010 Olympic games approach, we invite you to watch the games with a new perspective- as a leader.  The opening ceremonies are a great example of what it looks like when great resources-human capital– of different kinds, different backgrounds, and different origins come together to achieve a common goal. Olympic coaches and successful […]

TLT raises over $2400 for Walk 4 Hearing

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On Saturday, Oct 3, The Leadership Trust® team walked in the annual fundraiser event sponsored by the NC Hearing Loss Association.  Our team raised over $2400 for hearing loss research.  We raised enough money to propel Doc Holly to the #1 spot for the entire state of North Carolina!  To learn more about how you […]