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Where our smart people say smart and funny things about IDEA, communications, organizational change, design & other things…
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April 29, 2024

10 Ways DEI Went Wrong and What to Do Now

The attacks on DEI are gaining momentum, and I’ll admit it’s a bit scary. There is a movement against this work that, according to an investigative report by…

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April 12, 2024

3 Tips for Immigrant Kids Who Want to Be Great Leaders 

As a leadership coach, I’ve had the privilege of working with a number of leaders who grew up as the child of immigrant parents. This upbringing has given…

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April 11, 2024

How Managers Can Manage Conflict Better and Build Trust

Being a manager can be a lonely experience. You’re often promoted without much training or support. You’re figuring things out as you go. Your success is dependent on…

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April 2, 2024

The Secret to Building a Healthy Remote Work Culture in Polarizing Times

Trust is at an all-time low. Trust in government, trust in the media, trust in science, trust in the medical system, and even consumer trust in your brand.…

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October 4, 2023

Inclusive Fundraising Appeals: Using Your Power for Good!

Money is powerful.  By powerful, I don’t mean necessarily corrupt or abusive. Too often, power and abuse get intertwined, but it’s important to separate them out because power…

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July 11, 2023

The Complexity of Equity in Remote Work

“We need to bring people back to the office!” “Remote work is more equitable!” Chances are a leader in your organization has proclaimed one of these statements recently.…