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This is a call to embrace the change you cannot avoid. Reinvent yourself to lead the change, for your business, your career, your life. My colleague, Adrienne Guerrero of Positive Delta and I recently facilitated a pandemic power lunch series on leading through change. In conversation we noted the degree to which we are all...
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I thoroughly enjoyed and benefited greatly from my conversation with Rebecca Friese, author of The Good Culture: The Leader’s Guide to Creating A Workplace That Doesn’t Suck A valuable addition to your Leadership Library!   ABOUT REBECCA FRIESE A Workplace Crusader with more than twenty years of experience in change management leadership, Rebecca Friese transforms...
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Nike says, “Just Do It!” World class, billion-dollar tag line. Yet, to quote Dr. Phil, “How’s that working for you?” If you could “just”, you probably would. Our focus is usually entirely on the inflow. We push, push, and push again. Feels like, the harder we push the stucker we get. Constipation of the soul...
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Our next guest on Where Diamonds Meet podcast is Rebecca Friese. We had an opportunity to chat about her new book, The Good Culture. As a seasoned and experienced consultant, Rebecca has had a firsthand look at culture and its impact on work. We spend most of our lives at work, so its best that...
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We learn by teaching. We teach by learning. Our culture often forcibly sequences these qualities. Learn a bunch of stuff, then you qualify to teach. For some learning, this is clearly necessary. We do not want to be taught how to insert tracheotomy tubes from a first timer. But when it comes to aligning your...
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Are we human beings or human doings? Yes. Mere existence, not enough. Accomplishment without becoming a better person is empty. Scripture says it thusly “What profit a woman if she gains the whole world and loses herself?” We are connected, to purpose, to meaning, to one another. Our achievement should reflect and demonstrate who we...
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Diamond Mind exists for your talent optimization. Self. Team. Organization. Interesting fact about the parable of the talents in Matthew 25. The master was not concerned about the talents you were given but rather, what you did with them. We each have a set of gifts. It is our responsibility to develop them and express...
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I remember having a great epiphany years ago. It was before the turn of this century, as a clue to how many years have passed since. I confess to not doing much with the insight at the time and am now eager to build from this foundation and teach you (if you are interested) in...
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Amidst unsettling uncertainty, one thing is clear. We must care for ourselves and others as we navigate these turbulent waters. Cain inquires, “Am I my brother’s keeper?” Yes, we are. Adrienne Guerrero uses the Airline pronouncement about the drop-down mask to remind us, if we do not breathe first, we won’t be able to help...
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We are told this is the information age. We certainly are flooded with information. But information is not power. It is only potential power. And it has the power to overwhelm our emotional eco-systems. Whatever you want to become requires formation. Yes, we need the relevant information, but its deliberate practice that creates formation. Enjoy...
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