Tag Archives: Leadership

On the Cusp of Greatness

Not long ago, you indulged me when I wrote From Teddy Bears to Briefcases, a post that offered some first-time interviewee advice targeted at young women. In that post I mentioned that my daughter was interviewing for her first professional … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Should We or I Lead?

Driving in a half-listening state, I heard a report that male leaders who use words like “we” or “us” are perceived as weak, whereas a man’s who uses “I” or “me” is considered a strong leader. Women leaders who used … Continue reading

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Leadership Clue(lessness)

In his article, 10 Reasons why Managers are Clueless about Leadership, Dan McCarthy states: “Most managers (and people) have no idea how they come across to others. …We tend to assess ourselves based on our intentions, while others assess us … Continue reading

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Weekly Brief – Lessons from Sub-Par Supervisors

  By garnering the leftover negative energy from doing my taxes, I was able to apply that energy toward documenting irritating supervisor behaviors to share with you. Long Meetings In one of my first jobs, I had a supervisor who held marathon staff … Continue reading

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Weekly Brief – A Day of Dog Sledding

Fresh from enjoying a story about learning leadership from dog sledding, I ran across an article about the World Championship Sled Dog Derby in a neighboring town of Laconia, NH. My bucket list has always included going to a Dog … Continue reading

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