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Holiday Burnout and Leadership

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? This song, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, made popular by singer, Andy Williams, has been used in several movies and sung every year by millions. Yet, 72% of Americans have stated they “don’t feel joyful during the holidays.” Our health statistics […]

Leaders Don’t Attract Neg-aholics

There’s one asset we all have a limited amount of: time. There’s one non-renewable resource: time. If time is such a valuable commodity that’s limited and non-renewable, it would make sense that we would spend it wisely. Leaders attract those with positivity and healthy, balanced emotions. Conversely, a neg-aholic is one who’s always focused on […]

Are You Singed? Others Will Feel the Heat

Burnout is a drain on all aspects of life: personal, family, and work. Burnout is not just an American problem, but an international epidemic. Sixty percent of work absences in the U.S.  are caused by stress. In one year, the cost of burnout-related absenteeism in the U.S. is estimated at $300 billion to $400 billion, […]

What it Means to be a Strengths-Based Leader

Do you ever wonder if you are genuinely a strengths-based leader? Are you leading your team to go from raw to refined? In his book Strengths-based Leadership, Tom Rath tells us, “The most effective leaders are always investing in strengths.” If you ask most people what it means to be a strengths-based leader, they will usually […]