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Winning Success Tip – Show Up!

Today I finished first in my age group in a 5k running race. Today I beat the woman who was holding first place by 37 seconds. Today I got a red first place ribbon – my first ever!! Today I am a winner!! Yay for me!!

And yay to all the other runners who were out there today from age 10  to 80+. They are all winners...

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Part 3: Positive Bystander Action: What does it look like?

equity leadership Jan 05, 2011

Part 1: Social Media in Bystander Action – A Help or Hindrance?

Part 2: Positive Bystander Action: What’s at stake?

Positive bystander action is as varied and diverse as we are. There is no best way to be as a bystander. It begins by being yourself and ‘noticing’ in a way that is comfortable for you.

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Part 2: Positive Bystander Action: What’s at stake?

equity leadership Dec 20, 2010

Part 1: Social Media in Bystander Action – A Help or Hindrance?

Part 3: Positive Bystander Action: What Does It Look Like?

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. (Martin Luther King, Jr., 1968)

The story below illustrates the impact of the silence of our friends.

A technology company...

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Part 1: Social Media in Bystander Action – A Help or Hindrance?

equity leadership Dec 08, 2010

Part 2: Positive Bystander Action: What’s at Stake?

Part 3: Positive Bystander Action: What Does It Look Like?

Recently I watched a CNN clip hosted by Don Lemon talking about how social media affects bystander reaction. The two recent examples cited were Bill Nye “the science guy” fainting on stage and Anthony Barre...

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Relationship: It’s ok to say the ‘R’ word at work

It is with and through people that work gets done. We could say relationships are the containers within which work happens. How people interact and work together matters. Successful leaders are the ones who embrace the critical nature of relationships in organizations and talk about relationship at all levels.

Not too long ago I was told by a...

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The Paradox of Diversity and Inclusion

equity leadership Jul 05, 2009

Recently I participated in a conversation with colleagues about the feeling we have that a “paradigm shift”  is happening in organizations. There is a movement from “managing diversity” towards creating inclusive work cultures. Another way of describing it is making the shift from “counting the mix” to...

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Busy Is A Four Letter Word

Everything I’ve read or heard about having a blog says make sure to write regularly or else it’s better not to have one. If you want people to pay attention to your blog you have to provide something for them to pay attention to on a regular basis.

OK. That makes sense. I get it. And I notice that my last entry was 5 months ago. And...

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Weathering the storm…navigating challenging situations

It was a snowy day today. The snow started falling during the night and was still falling heavily at 10am as I contemplated my Sunday long run. Yikes! My training plan called for a 14 miler today. I looked out the window at the big white flakes and thought, “Looks like I’m going to have an adventure!” I donned my many layers of...

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The Impact of Appreciation

I’ve been thinking about appreciation a lot lately. In particular, appreciation for those people in our lives that are invisible to us or that we treat as invisible.

Right now I’m out of town on business staying in a hotel. When I opened my toiletries kit I saw the notes I’ve collected from past travels. These notes are...

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Success – lessons learned one hill at a time!

I ran a 25k race today. That’s just less than 16 miles. Moments before the start, the race director reminded us that there are 16 hills on the course. This is the fourth year I’ve run this race and I always forget about the hills. What I remember is the amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean all the way along the course. You see this...

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