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Herspectives

Keys to promotion – Part II of 2

September 2019

Last month we discussed how having a clearly defined personal vision statement and career mission statement, along with a healthy appreciation for the value you are delivering now and are committed to deliver to an organization in the future, you can enable yourself to better assess and capitalize on important promotional opportunities when they arise.

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Keys to promotion – Part I of 2

August 2019

You’re probably familiar with the important roles vision, mission and values play in establishing a firm foundation for all activities within an organization. These corporate statements help communicate the organization’s goals to all stakeholders. They are a way to get everyone on board, aligned, and engaged in support of a common purpose: to achieve the organization’s vision of success. 

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The Beach Ball Effect

July 2019

Sometimes we find ourselves in situations where we know we need to have a difficult conversation with someone, but rather than have the conversation, we avoid it, in fretful anticipation the process or result will be too unpleasant and not worth the effort. But how can you possibly improve a situation if you take the “avoidance at all costs” approach?

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Priorities, priorities

May 2019

I’m often asked by clients and friends, “How do you accomplish everything you do, Deb? It’s seems like you’ve done everything and there’s almost nothing you can’t do. How do you do it?”

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Putting yourself in time-out

April 2019

It was another lovely and warm mid-December afternoon in southern California. The house was all decorated for the holidays and my husband and I were looking forward to the family coming home soon for a visit. My Business World Rising team and I had just put a wrap on another successful Leadership Vistas Symposium. All was right with the world.

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TMI: How one book magically becomes two

March 2019

You may be familiar with the colloquial term “TMI” (too much information). Well, that’s what happened with “the book” Dr. Mark Goulston and I have been collaboratively working on for the past couple (or more) years … although in this case, you will definitely want to know the information we have to share.

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