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Scott Monty - Keynote Speaker, Timeless Wisdom

Scott Monty - Keynote Speaker, Timeless Wisdom
 
 

The Creative Class and Servant Leadership The Creative Class and Servant Leadership

Those of us who create with words, sounds and images as part of our work have a special talent. We can touch the hearts and minds of pe...

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How to Be More Charming How to Be More Charming

What is charm? In a certain sense, it has to do with grace and good humor, with comportment and instilling a feeling of warmth in other...

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Human Emotions Win Every Time Human Emotions Win Every Time

The world could do with a little less technology. I'm not trying to be a curmudgeon like Dr. Conrad Gessner . It's just that ev...

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The Reluctant Leader in All of Us The Reluctant Leader in All of Us

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with an...

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Leading with Enthusiasm not Fear Leading with Enthusiasm not Fear

Can you remember the managers you worked for who inspired you the most? What stands out about them? We all seek different things with ...

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Don't Stop Innovating Because You're Big Don't Stop Innovating Because You're Big

Samuel Moore was born on a farm in the plains. Throughout his youth, his family moved often, as farming didn't provide enough for the...

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Perchance to Dream Perchance to Dream

There's something about underdogs, isn't there? We love to root for the little guy when he's up against a big bad enemy. Wh...

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Why We Fall For It Every Time Why We Fall For It Every Time

One of the great points of pride about young Finn Taylor's life was that by the age of two, he was a landowner. When he was still a ba...

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Tall Tales Tall Tales

One of the reasons we enjoy stories is because they're relatable. They represent humanity and are emotionally driven. The ancient G...

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far a...

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What You Choose Is Who You Become What You Choose Is Who You Become

Recently, we looked at Newton's Laws of Physics and their application to strategy . Law 3 states that for every action, there is an ...

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How to Ensure Your Legacy How to Ensure Your Legacy

Augie was an unlikely leader. His father died when he was four, his mother remarried, and his stepfather had no use for him. So poor lit...

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Smoke and Mirrors Smoke and Mirrors

Have you ever felt duped by a company? That is, they tell you one thing and then later on, either they tell you something else or — eve...

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The Future Has Already Been Here The Future Has Already Been Here

Technology. It's everywhere. And it's increasingly infringing on humanity. The physician Conrad Gessner was one of the first pe...

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Do You Want to Repeat History or Make History? Do You Want to Repeat History or Make History?

This entry is a little different. If you're a regular reader and subscriber (first of all, thank you!), you'll know that I lea...

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Why You Need to Put the Past in Context Why You Need to Put the Past in Context

The Declaration of Independence. The Constitution. The Bill of Rights. President Ronald Reagan's speech card from remarks made in Ber...

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Strategy and Newton's Laws of Motion Strategy and Newton's Laws of Motion

We've all heard of Sir Isaac Newton 's three laws of motion in colloquial language ("a body in motion stays in motion,"...

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Emotional Intelligence and the Power of Silence Emotional Intelligence and the Power of Silence

Who's a leader that has influenced you? It could be someone famous, like a politician or business executive from the past or prese...

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