3 Leadership Steps to Easily Move from Feeling Helpless to Hopeful

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Success coach and emotional resilience expert, Suzanne Dudley-Schon shares her brilliance in this week’s Upside Thought.  Suzanne understands that the beingness of leadership matters more than the doingness of leadership. You can take all of the tactical leadership actions that generate success and not be a leader worth following.  This week, she’s written about having the opportunity to practice mindfulness,…

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Connecting Into the Beingness of Leadership

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We all want to be heard, seen and happy. You. Me. And yes, even the cranky guy that lives next door. Yet, many people feel disconnected, isolated, and overwhelmed and have no idea what to do about it. As doors open in a post-Covid world, the pace is picking up. That increased speed may create a newfound stress and…

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Do You Have What It Takes to Make Real Connections?

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Did you know that you can get what you want up to ten (10) times faster and easier when you partner with other people?!? Connection is the business equivalent to using a lever in physics. With less effort you achieve bigger results. Do you remember “old” way of networking where you recited your 30-second pitch? It no longer works.   Actually, I’m…

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Upside Leaders Have the Courage to be Their True Selves

“Will you be bringing a PowerPoint presentation?” asked the meeting planner. My response was, “Only if you require one.” I’ve never used them at my annual Design Your Destiny Live event, and I’m not a fan of using them when delivering a keynote or presentation. My spine still shudders remembering instructors at the Federal Law…

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Moving From Connection to Co-Creation Pays Big Dividends

Because I’m an independent thinker who has been more of a rule breaker than a rule follower, the decision to hire someone who may influence my life is not a casual choice… and the truth is that while I’m eager to learn, I really don’t like being told what to do.    There, I said it.  I…

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How to Be a Leader Worthy Enough to Have It All

I used to watch other people who seemed to be living the life they desired and wonder if that could be my reality too. Could I really “have it all?” Or was that idea about as real as the Easter Bunny or Santa Claus? Now, I see that, yes… it is possible to have it…

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The Unspoken Quality that Keeps Leaders from Impact and Influence

Over the past 2 ½ decades, I’ve been studying personal and professional leadership.  What does it take to be a leader worth following? Really.  Are there unspoken qualities or characteristics beyond the typically researched list that includes integrity, visionary, inspirational, and competent?  And, what qualities get in the way of leaders being positive agents of change? …

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What Do Your Thoughts Say About You?

If I wrote this week’s Upside Thought on a $100 bill, rolled it up and placed it into a glass bottle, and dropped it into the ocean, when you found it you would be in awe. You would probably think, “Wow!” While I don’t have that luxury to get your attention, I’d like for you…

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