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Weapons of Mass Dysfunction

   ((I wrote this essay more than a year ago for a management course in graduate school but dusted it off this month because its a reminder for leaders, official or unofficial, how to set the tone for a new year and how crucial good leadership is to fire up the...
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The Importance of Empathy in Journalism

“Stories are data with a soul” I love this Brene brown quote. It applies to her life as a qualitative researcher and how the stories her subjects tell her are leading her groundbreaking work in the understanding of shame, vulnerability and living wholeheartedly. She...
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Leading Creatives

Our work has become more creative and less routine than ever. Offshoring and technological advances only support an increase in demand for creative thinkers for the emerging jobs. Self motivation is a must for those right-brained jobs in which you have daily goals but...
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