Missed Communication

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When Leaders have to communicate to their organization, all too often the mental process of preparation begins with this question: “What do I want to say?” The answer to that question usually falls within one of several predictable buckets: I want to discuss our performance I want to highlight successes I want to recognize some of our people I want …

Your Maps Are Wrong

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Almost a century after Columbus is credited with defying the conventional wisdom that the Earth was flat (which wasn’t actually the case), an inventive mathematician and cartographer figured out a better way to map the Earth by flattening it. In 1569, Gerardus Mercator developed his cylindrical map projection, which enabled him to map the globe in a way that longitude …

Cloudy with a Chance of Insight

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Yesterday Ryan Hawk released his 50th episode of The Learning Leader Show, and he marked the milestone with a truly world-class leadership guest: Dr. Henry Cloud. Having been a huge fan of Dr. Cloud’s work for so long, I was nevertheless excited to live vicariously through my friend and hear what a one-on-one conversation with Dr. Cloud on Leadership would …