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Growth in the Disruption of Change: The Ripple Method

May 8, 2019
Change has been a constant in my life.  My career has brought me the most changes and the most stressful ones.  When change happens, it is a stressful and emotionally draining time, and when change impacts multiple areas of your life at once, it is overwhelming. Over many years I developed a process or method to deal with change more…
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Not in the plan …

September 19, 2018
My wife and I are sitting in the Denver airport waiting for a flight back home from spending five days with our best friends. We were there to help them prepare their home for their sick mom. As we sit here at the gate, I find myself reflecting on this trip and how things often don’t go as planned, neither…
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Q&A: What’s the most important question for leaders to ask their team?

September 10, 2018
LeadershipQ and A
Whether you are a first-time manager or have been managing people for a very long time, there is only one question that is an absolute to ask: "How can I help?" This may not make sense when you are measured by the performance of your team. You’re likely thinking, “Why wouldn’t the question be about their performance or workload?” For…
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Q&A: How do you motivate good employees who have become disengaged?

August 24, 2018
LeadershipQ and A
Sometimes the best performing employees can become disconnected or disengaged with the organization. This most commonly happens after major changes or a series of small changes. Here are five steps I’ve used successfully to get them re-engaged. 5 Steps to Re-engaging a Good Performer Step 1:Find out why they are disengaged. As a leader we cannot make assumptions about why…
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