Awake Leaders

In everything we do, we believe in lifting“outside the box” to radically new levels. We cultivate the power of AWAKE Leaders. These words on the homepage of the Sourcing The Way website captured my full attention. A friend had recommended the site, suggesting I might find it interesting. Not only did I find...

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Buy This Book

“I didn’t say Steve is always right. I said he always gets it right.” And so Andy Grove, Intel’s long time CEO, began to explain his comment about Steve Jobs to Kim Scott. This story appears in Scott’s excellent book Radical Candor: Be A Kickass Boss Without Losing Your...

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Who Are You Really Looking For?

“When you go looking for something specific, your chances of finding it are very bad.  Because of all the things in the world you’re only looking for one of them. When you go looking for anything at all your chances of finding it are very good. Because of all...

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Yes, But…

When someone presents you with a new idea, a new possibility, how often does your response begin, “Yes, but…”? Of course, that “but” is always followed by a caveat, one doubt or another. You rarely say, “Yes but we need to get started on that right away.” Each and every...

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Prioritize Like Eisenhower

If you’re like most people, you have a lot to do. As fast as you get one thing done, five more things needing your attention “right away” have been dropped on you. Unanswered emails pile up, texts come in non-stop, the phone is ringing. And, if you’re like me,...

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Advice From Birmingham Jail

“Any law that uplifts human personality is just. Any law that degrades human personality is unjust.” I recently reread what is now known as Letter from Birmingham Jail, written by Martin Luther King, Jr. when he was serving time for participating in a nonviolent protest against segregation. Dr. King’s powerful...

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Recharging My Mind

Off on a Clarity Break to clear my mind, recharge, and return with new ideas and thoughts to ponder in missives to come. And don’t forget, you too need a Clarity Break to recharge. If you haven’t scheduled one this week, be sure to get it in your calendar before...

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Big Opportunity or Big Lie?

“She cast a hypnotic spell on even seasoned investors, honing an irresistible pitch about a little girl who was afraid of needles and who now wanted to improve the world by providing faster, better blood tests.” writes Roger Lowenstein in his New York Times review of John Carreyrou’s new...

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