September 30, 2018 Glenn Case
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scary person in open door signifying looming conflict

Conflict arises because of doors that we open for ourselves.

Ever noticed that the vast majority of movie and TV plots would not exist if the main character simply ignored the knocking door? Or the ringing phone with the unknown number?

September 23, 2018 Glenn Case
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Business person pushing large boulder up hill signifying low motivationMost of us find our motivation and passion lacking at some point in our jobs. It's normal. But when this situation lingers and you find yourself feeling stuck and hopeless, it's time to take a deeper look.

In my own life and as a professional coach, these 5 culprits continually make an appearance when motivation wanes.

September 5, 2018 Glenn Case
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woman jumping free, a broken shackle behind her signifying freedom and faith

In a past article, I wrote about the influence judgment can have over our ability to lead. To judge is human. As emotional beings judgment is, if nothing else, an emotional response to our environment. On a deeper level, it's a protective mechanism. 

July 14, 2018 Glenn Case
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Caterpiller changing to a butterfly signifying growth and potential

We all remember those strong leaders we've encountered in our lives. Their impact lingers because that's the nature of true leadership.

I learned early that the strongest leaders see beyond the immediate need. They see potential. Not just of the worker but of the individual.

June 28, 2018 Glenn Case
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Brick wall with hole signifying vulnerability

Vulnerability is one of those words that immediately stimulate a guttural response. Conjured up is the fortress wall breached. A teeming, angry hoard pouring through full of malintent.
It's a word that one typically connects with danger.
Leaders - as most people - are comfortable inside the "known".
June 16, 2018 Glenn Case
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Sin with the words Action Changes Things - increasing confidence through action

Confidence is often assumed to be a prerequisite for success. Paradoxically, it's a lack of confidence that often keeps us from taking the bold steps we need to find success.
As author and coach Rich Litvin states, "Confidence is a result, not a requirement."
Let's think about this for a moment.