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12 Days of Christmas Fun and Reflection

December 5th, 2016  |  Published in Goal Setting, Holiday

Work-Related Christmas Fun: Trivia and Practical Reflections The Twelve Days of Christmas cover the days from 25 December to 5 January. It’s a festive time of year, though if we’re …

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No Fooling: The Importance of Humor in the Workplace

April 5th, 2016  |  Published in Holiday

Just because April Fool’s Day has come and gone doesn’t mean we should relegate fun, humor and practical jokes to a single day each year. Humor in the workplace has …

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Thankful for This Simple Math

Thankful for This Simple Math

November 24th, 2015  |  Published in Holiday, Leadership

Americans celebrate our Thanksgiving holiday in two days. I’m eager to gather with family and enjoy good food and good times. But right now I’ve paused to consider my good …

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Scary Times

October 7th, 2014  |  Published in Holiday, Strategic Planning

Halloween is approaching and, for some, this observance can be a scary time. The notion of witches, ghosts and goblins haunting the living on Halloween is hundreds of years old. …

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100 Years From Now

July 22nd, 2014  |  Published in Holiday, Strategic Planning

Next week is the 100th anniversary of World War I. Rather than focus on the tragedy of war, take a moment to consider the impact of what you’re doing today …

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Expect More

January 7th, 2014  |  Published in Holiday, Strategic Planning

Happy New Year! And welcome to National Change Month, the time of the year when we get fired up about changing our lives. As you contemplate the changes you’ll commit …

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108 Tires

December 31st, 2013  |  Published in Holiday, Strategic Planning

Today’s the end of 2013. Looking back, what accomplishment brought you the greatest sense of fulfillment? A CEO and I were chatting over a glass of wine when he shared …

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Just in Time for Christmas

December 24th, 2013  |  Published in Holiday

Father Harmuth and his four-legged companion Noel served as our daughter’s chaplains at the Episcopal School of Dallas (ESD). Earlier this year, The Reverend Canon Michael Harmuth celebrated his 50th …

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150 Years of Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2013  |  Published in Holiday

In two days, Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving. This year’s occasion is the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln declaring the last Thursday of November a national holiday, a proclamation made …

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7 Lessons from 1776

July 2nd, 2013  |  Published in Holiday, Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning Tips Learned from America’s Forefathers In two days – July 4 – Americans celebrate Independence Day. This national holiday commemorates the passage by the Second Continental Congress in …

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Freedom Isn’t Free

May 21st, 2013  |  Published in Holiday

Next Monday, Americans celebrate Memorial Day. We take advantage of the long weekend and coast-to-coast gorgeous weather to kick off the grilling season. The original purpose of Memorial Day was …

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The Leader’s Easy Job

January 8th, 2013  |  Published in Holiday, Organization Health, Strategic Planning

Happy New Year! Did you take time during the holidays to relax, reflect and recharge? I hope so. Because here we go again. Another lap around the track. A leader’s …

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Christmas greetings from Africa

December 25th, 2012  |  Published in Holiday

Merry Christmas! Janet, Jordan and I left Dallas on Christmas Eve as we began a journey that will take us through Kenya and Tanzania, Africa, the next two weeks. We …

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12 Christmas Questions, Part 2

December 4th, 2012  |  Published in Holiday, Strategic Planning

Year-End Reflection As we navigate the year-end parties, shopping, travel and all the other hustle and bustle of the December holidays, we’ll eventually get around to remembering the reason for …

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12 Christmas Questions

December 6th, 2011  |  Published in Holiday, Leadership

In 2005, I became a Chair for Vistage International. My charge then as now was to assemble a group of 16 owners, partners, presidents and CEOs from non-competing businesses and …

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10 Scary Questions

October 25th, 2011  |  Published in Holiday, Strategic Planning

In the spirit of Halloween, here are 10 scary questions to ask yourself and answer to get the most out of life. I selected these 10 questions from more than …

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