When More Information = Less Informed

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This is a bit longer than my normal posts, but this is an important idea worth exploring. Grab a coffee and put your feet up.  When I was a kid, proving I was sick enough to stay home from school required either a show of vomit or a fever. Back then, checking one’s temperature involved the use of a thin piece …

Silence Isn’t Golden

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“Change starts with voices.” — Tony Reali Over the weekend, a long-time friend from my school days launched a blog, and left her comfort zone in the process. An occasion like this is a good reminder of the benefits and hurdles to being an open book. We all have our own insecurities and fears, issues and hangups. Despite this fact, …

Swimming in the Deep End

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Recently, a friend of mine made a pretty significant career move, leaving a place known well for a long time for a new, completely different work environment. During a conversation, I asked how the transition was going, having walked that particular road myself. The response was what you might expect from an experienced professional in a brand new place: It’s …