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Lead Positive in the News!

August 14, 2014 - Lead Positive

Since we launched Lead Positive:What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, and Do in March, I have been working hard to get the message out. In the past month, I have been fortunate enough to have been featured in a number of esteemed outlets, which I’d like to share with you today. Click on the...

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Leaders Build Trust and Stronger Relationships with Gratitude

July 31, 2014 - Lead Positive

Did you know that gratitude may be the key to happiness? Numerous studies have shown strong links between gratitude and increased positive emotions. For me, gratitude is the most rewarding of all the positive emotions because it acknowledges a major victory with humility. That makes it a key to leadership effectiveness as well. This article...

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Be in the Arena and Live it Every Day (More Tips from Doug Conant)

July 24, 2014 - Leader Profiles

Today, I published Part 2 of my Lead Positive Profile of Doug Conant, Founder & CEO of ConantLeadership. Doug is also a New York Times bestselling author, the former CEO of Campbell Soup Company, Chairman of Avon Products and Chairman of The Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute. In the profile, Doug shares how he learned to communicate effectively...

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Going From Setback to Bounce Back

Failing fast. Sounds good in theory but in practice it can feel very wrong—and be very painful. For most of our lives we’ve been told that failure is not an option. So despite the obvious benefits of experimentation, bouncing back from failure—much less bouncing back “fast”—remains a lofty ideal. And the challenges of failing fast...

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Your Greatest Weapon Against Stress

One of the main culprits wreaking havoc on our wellbeing and productivity is stress. Stress paralyzes by shifting us in to deficit-based thinking mode and holding us back from seeing and acting on the opportunities in front of us. For millennia, negative information has weighed more heavily on the brain to ensure survival. In neuroscience,...

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