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That's right. I don't share my books. Before you think I’m selfish, let me explain. I always have a few books that I’m reading at any given time. Some are new books to me, some are books I’ve read once before, and others are books I return...

In my previous blog I talked about one mistake I often see leaders make regarding results and relationship (Here is a link). I want to share another mistake leaders make. It’s in the area of communication. In my humble opinion, leaders spend too much time trying to draft...

For new leaders, a common mistake made is focusing on results over relationships. I did not say instead of relationships because most know it is a both/and world. The challenge is, with the rising pressure/stresses of getting things done, results take precedent.  But, as a leader, much more...

As leaders, sometimes it’s hard get time in your actual office…at your desk. You have meetings that take you down the hall, to a different floor, to a different building, and sometimes to a different city, state, or country. Perhaps you’ve had a day when...

Written By Diane Vaccaro I was reminded this week how important it is my values to connect with what I do. During a discussion with a leader about HOW a goal was going to get accomplished, I noticed how easily his answer moved to the WHY. It...

Self-Esteem, Part one: click here. Self Esteem, Part two: click here. Last time I shared the first 3 steps for building healthy self-esteem. 1. Recognize that you are valuable and unique just the way you are 2. Reject the idea that you are in competition with others 3. Recognize that...

Moving To Great has been available on Amazon for a month now. After 5 years of work, the book can actually be held in my hands. It wasn’t an easy road to get here. The best journeys are rarely easy. I had 3 false starts...

By Eric Boles As a leader, its easy to get drained and lose steam as you lead your team. Clients and a full schedule can leave me burned out after a while.  As I find myself being emptied of energy and passion, I have less and...

WRITTEN BY DIANE VACCARO Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Personally, I prefer “goals” over “resolutions.” Websters defines resolve as “to make a definite and serious decision to do something” and defines resolutions as “the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem,...