“Clarity of purpose and speaking up about what will make the difference in our communities and businesses is critical. Uncommon Candor inspires us to keep giving the gift of straight talk – for ourselves and others.”—MARIO MORINO, author of Leap of Reason and founder, Venture Philanthropy Partners
What’s In A Name? Ask a Female Physician
Shakespeare’s famous quote, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” suggests that a name or title is not significant in representing the qualities of someone or something.…
Hurricane Communications – What We Can Learn
It is far easier to ignore the misinformation – and to act most appropriately – when there is an abundance of accurate and timely information coming from legitimate and knowledgeable sources. Each time, we all get better at this.
Betty Jolly, DameChanger
I only knew Betty Jolly for a brief seven months, but the impression she left on me will last my lifetime. Her intellect, persistence and wit were inspiring and she was a force to be reckoned with. Unfortunately,…
Jim Vance, the Real Deal
Vance’s impact in delivering the important news of the day to his local audience carried with it a global impact. We have lost a valuable voice in Washington.
Consider the value in being right versus being effective. Is being right or winning the argument worth it at all costs? Or, is there greater potential for success for everyone if we are more focused on effective communication.
Buffett’s Circle of Competence
Buffett’s steadfastness to working within a place of clear knowledge and basing decisions on facts allows him to benefit from what he calls “emotional stability” – a confident, steady resolve in making critical decisions.
It’s Halftime – 3 Ways to Win
Remember the important opportunity a halftime re-grouping provides. If you’re winning, take advantage of that momentum and push harder. If you’re not, you have another half of the year to recover and change the outcome. Rebuild the enthusiasm and fight for a strong finish.
Leaders, Moms, and Turning Out Ok
Bob Chapman, chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller and author of Everybody Matters, says that if we’re going create positive change in this world we need to move from me-centric management to we-centric leadership. Chapman spoke to a room…
Are We Smarter Than the Experts?
While knowledge is power, and it’s more accessible than ever, it seems we’re using our passing knowledge to overrule experts.