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Are You Filling in the Blanks? How Curiosity Can Enhance the Quality of Your Leadership

Have you ever noticed a voice in your head that is really good at filling in the blanks?  I promise you have one.  I know mine has gotten really good at telling me what someone else is thinking, or what they mean when they say something.  And sometimes it is right - but a lot of times, it's not.  

How Cultural Biases Influence Our Roles as Leaders
with Henry Zinglersen, President of Mindlab Global Solutions

Have you ever been frustrated with team members who won't bring up a problem until the last minute? What about those who won't tell you when they are not clear on what you just spent an hour explaining, which you find out when they don't turn in the revised budget you asked for? These are just a few of the scenarios which can result from cultural misunderstandings, and can lead to blocks in communication, strained relationships and poor performance.

Five Habits to Become a Better Leader

In this episode I provide five habits you can easily practice to become a better leader in international development.  You'll learn how to incorporate these habits into your work week, and how they can help you become healthier, more motivated in addition to getting better results from those you lead.

Five Easy Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Holding Yourself Accountable

We all do it sometimes.  Despite great intentions of getting those important things done on our to do list, we find more interesting things to do.  And that means we leave that proposal, or budget realignment or whatever it is for the last minute.  This in turn results in stress, anxiety and maybe even poorer quality work.

In this episode you'll learn five easy ways you can stop procrastinating and start holding yourself accountable.  Many of these things I have used in the past with success, and I am sure they will work for you as well.  So say good bye to those stressful last minute late nights and weekend work, and set up a system that works for you.

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