January 17, 2022

NPR recently interviewed one of the producers of Food Network’s Chopped Junior,…

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January 10, 2022

Admiral James Stockdale, who was shot down over North Viet Nam, endured…

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December 20, 2021

Toward the end of each year, I give clients a T-chart to…

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December 13, 2021

Many of us – including me – like to be consistently challenged…

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December 6, 2021

I was living and traveling between Montgomery County, MD and Richmond, VA…

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November 29, 2021

It is not only a time of The Great Resignation in organizations,…

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November 22, 2021

We celebrated the 100th Encorepreneur! monthly breakfast, inviting six of our most…

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November 15, 2021

Last week, a neighbor walked her beautiful dog past my car as…

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November 8, 2021

“The smartest person in the room… is the room.” This quote has…

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November 1, 2021

Twenty-five years ago, waiting to board an eight-hour overnight flight from London…

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October 25, 2021

As everyone is examining everything these days, many are searching for their…

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October 18, 2021

I love fall – leaves turning, low humidity (critical for hair happiness),…

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October 11, 2021

The word “accountability” requires explanation. The first definition that pops up on…

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October 4, 2021

Remember the TV show Columbo? Peter Falk played the disheveled detective who…

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September 27, 2021

Charleston, South Carolina, has always been one of my favorite cities. After…

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September 20, 2021

In the past few days, I have heard lessons that should make…

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September 13, 2021

Sometimes the universe bombards us with repeating messages. NPR’s Bullseye interviewed Jimmy Jam and…

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August 30, 2021

Often we compliment resilience, adaptability, and compromise. We say “thanks,” believing the…

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August 23, 2021

On a recent plane ride, I played Brain Teasers on the in-flight…

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August 16, 2021

Traveling to San Diego for a mix of business and pleasure recently,…

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October 11, 2012

Candor in the Doctor’s Office

A fall off a ladder, one dislocated elbow and a fractured radius…

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September 17, 2012

No-Spin Zone and Usher’s New Look Foundation

The “no-spin zone.” At first, it sounded like a football term to…

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September 7, 2012

The Pat Tillman Cover-Up and Collateral Damage

“It is almost always the cover-up rather than the event that causes…

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August 27, 2012

Popularism and Shared Truth

My summer reading has not only included mystery and thriller best sellers.…

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August 8, 2012

Johnson & Johnson: Being Forthright in Times of Crisis

As I write Uncommon Candor and share examples of candor in organizations,…

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August 1, 2012

The Olympics – Tell It To Me Straight

As I watch the London Olympics TV coverage nightly until 2:00 am,…

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July 24, 2012

Actor Glenn Close Goes Candid

I am always surprised by the new insights I receive from the…

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July 23, 2012

“Just the facts, ma’am”The Uncommon Candor Blog Launch

In this age of reinvention, it is time to speak about candor.…