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How to Create Newfound Solutions When Problem Solving

By LisaMarie / July 19, 2021

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 what happens when you sought…

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Leadership Impact: Being Good or Following a Path for Good?

By LisaMarie / July 12, 2021

I feel fortunate to be surrounded by a community, both personally and professionally, of people that are amazing.By that I mean they are thoughtful, courageous, kind, astonishingly accomplished, and mission-focused. Although their fields of commitment and areas of expertise differ greatly, each of them has a sense of purpose hard-wired into them to do good…

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How to Change Your Focus to Increase Your Productivity

By LisaMarie / July 5, 2021

It’s the beginning of the 2nd half of the year, and I’ve heard numerous conversations about backyard barbeques, pool parties, and family outings. When the weather gets warmer, it’s easy to let your productivity plummet and sink into a summertime slump. With increased activities available, it can take more energy to get out of bed in…

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From Rule Breaker to Rule Maker: Excellence in Action

By LisaMarie / June 28, 2021

I was always told, “Why must you be such a troublemaker?”  As a kid, I usually answered that I didn’t understand.  I was just doing what comes naturally to me. And, as an adult, I have honed my skills.  See, what you may not know about me is that when I come into a situation,…

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Can You Be a Focused, Driven Leader and Have Fun?

By LisaMarie / June 21, 2021

Most of my life I’ve been called “driven.” Uber-focused on taking action, I considered taking time out to have fun as frivolous and a waste of time. Over the years that has changed, and now I regularly tap into my little girl energy and allow myself time to play. When challenging situations arise, I ask…

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3 Leadership Steps to Easily Move from Feeling Helpless to Hopeful

By LisaMarie / June 14, 2021

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

By LisaMarie / June 7, 2021

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?

By LisaMarie / May 31, 2021

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

By LisaMarie / May 24, 2021

“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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