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The 7 Best Books on Leadership -Saved

The ice breaker question at my last Allied Executives Peer Group meeting was “What is the best business book you’ve read?” I was stymied. Not only have I been a business consultant for the past 13 years but prior to that, I was an avid reader of business books. This goes back to college when…

The 7 Best Books on Leadership

The ice breaker question at my last Allied Executives Peer Group meeting was “What is the best business book you’ve read?” I was stymied. Not only have I been a business consultant for the past 13 years but prior to that, I was an avid reader of business books. This...

We Are All a Work in Progress

I recently had the privilege to participate in the swimming competition at the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama. The Games, a 19-sport, biennial competition for men and women 50 and over, is the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors. The...

To See Ourselves as Others See Us

In my 11th grade British Literature class we studied poet Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), the Scottish poet who penned such classics as “Comin’ Thro’ the Rye”, “A Red, Red Rose”, and “To a Mouse”.  But I was reminded of another Robert Burns classic...

The Transformative Role of Mentorship in Business

On December 28, 2016, President Obama declared January 2017 National Mentoring Month. In his presidential proclamation he stated, “This month, we reflect on the transformative role mentorship can play and acknowledge the many ways that mentors have helped our next...