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Hot Buttons: Four Ways to Manage Your Reaction

(Hint: Some are better than others!) Hot buttons: Some arrive unexpectedly in an instant and others you know well. In either case, hot buttons issues have a serious impact on your ability to make effective decisions. A hot button issue is a memory stored in one of the...

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The Leadership Perils of Suppressing Emotion

In leadership positions it’s inevitable that situations arise that generate an emotional reaction. Some emotions are low grade but others are like five-alarm fires. We are taught to control our emotions in the workplace to be credible, strong and unshakable. “Don’t...

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Seven Ways Leaders Can Improve Memory Retention

Does information seem to pass through your mind like a sieve? Do you find that the information from that conference call this morning escapes you this afternoon? Research in neuroscience is providing clues to how your brain encodes, stores and retrieves memories. The...

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Four Steps to Creating Your Aha Moment

You know when it happens…that flash of insight, moment of inspiration, the proverbial aha moment, or the solution that pops into your head when you’re not expecting it. It feels like magic and hopefully comes at just the right moment. But can you encourage that moment...

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