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The ThinkTank Media Conference

Thank you ALL for bringing it to our event! If it were easy, everyone would do it. It's a challenge to take a day (or more!) away from everything you HAVE to do, to think about HOW you do it all. That is what these kinds of events are about...and for. Below, some reflections and support links...

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A Leadership Zoom

"A Leadership Zoom" is an informal gathering where we come together and discuss a specific topic that's important to the journey of leadership and influence.The goal is to employ cognitive diversity; we gather together as different minds with different experiences and perspectives. At the end...

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Designed With Improvement in Mind - book review

I feel like I understand where he's coming from even though he had a job I won't EVER fully understand: An Instructor Pilot - F-15C, USAF Weapons School. The virtual connection happened when I read what CUJO wrote early in his book: "I love teaching." Naturally, I kept reading! Anyone I've...

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Read. Meet. Discuss. Grow.

Alabama Leadership & Literature (book club) I do believe that an AMAZING way to learn from one another is to sit down and be as "Cognitively Diverse" as possible. Start with these two questions: Do you have a friend, boss, unit or group goal that will challenge you? Have you set a...

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Leadership From 30,000 Feet

BOOK REVIEW: Leadership From 30,000 Feet 5 Retired GeneralsPsychology/Sociology of Leading2019 / 193 Pages Table of Contents/Organization Part 1 - Commitment Part 2 - Courage Part 3 - Competence Part 4 - Compassion Part 5 - Character Stand-Out Lines Page 31: "Committed leaders pledge...

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How Do I Anticipate Change?

TODAY'S QUESTION*: How can I better anticipate change? This is a great – and timely – question! As you already know, you won't be able anticipate everything coming at you. So, as Jodi and I like to say, "Control the Controllable!" The 30-30 Rule Right now, you might be considering making a...

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Where does motivation come from?

Title: Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us Author: Daniel H. Pink Web site / Videos How I got the book: Amazon.com How long it took to read: 170 minutes / 4 reading sessions Read cover-to-cover: yes / NO Favorite quotes (Page # and line): 28: As Frey writes, “Intrinsic...

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Questions to Ask Before You Meet

What do you do to maximize meetings? You've been invited to a meeting three days from now. You're not 100% sure WHY the leader or team wants you there, but you're willing to attend and put your best foot forward. During the Course titled "Attend and Lead Effective Meetings," we help...

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You Have Time (What Do You Do Now?)

"I know what to do, I just need the time..." What if that's not true? Personally, I don't think that's your problem. If you knew what to do, you'd be doing it by now. At home, at work, in your community, for your clients, your boss, your colleagues, your spouse, your kids... If you knew, you...

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Time to Be a (Lifelong) Learner

Finding Time to Be a Lifelong Learner "I just need extra time to implement that email organizing process you taught me." "When I have the time, I'll use that delegation process you shared with us." "Next week, when things are a little less busy, I'll get to process and study those materials...

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