A month of Dog-Inspired Leadership Tips from Grace — starting now!

The best leadership lessons are often simple ones.  When we aspire to be an effective, and perhaps even beloved leader, there are lots of ways we can grow and develop. We can attend intensive classes, participate in specialized training sessions, and immerse ourselves in books and literature to inform us of best practices. All of these…

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Do something you haven’t done before!

Have you ever been surprised by something that an employee (or manager) has done in your workplace — and then been thankful for the outcome because it was something you would never have thought of yourself? This past weekend, Grace was nearby as I spread new mulch in our flower gardens. Because she’s an anxious…

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Leading the way into new territory takes work

Managers need to step out of comfort zone to lead well My legs were heavy. My heart beat fast. Each step of pulling my snowshoes up and into the heavy, deep snow was effort. All I could see ahead was a long open space of an unbroken path. In my narrow focus, I was missing…

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