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If You Build It, They Will Come – 4 Characteristics of Trustworthy Leaders

I miss baseball. By this point in the MLB season in previous years, I would have attended a few Padres games at PETCO Park (one of the best ballparks to catch a game, IMHO) and watched several more on TV. Instead, in the coronavirus lockdown world in which we currently live, I’ve had to make […]

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Learn for Yourself

Learning. I think we are too eager, busy, or naive to test learning through our own experience. We want a best case example and then imitate it or install it as plug and play into our organization. We readily hire outside consultants to tell us what to do and fall in love with their PowerPoint […]

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3 Important Things to Contemplate During These Uncertain Times

Whether you wanted it or not, you’ve likely had a lot more free time as of late.  Photo by Christopher Sardegna on Unsplash As COVID-19 continues to keep America — and most of the world — in lockdown, we’ve given up our nights out, our trips to the movies, and, for many of us, our standard work schedule. […]

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Lesson From a Coffee Bean

Going Through the Grind and Coming Out with Purpose. I was sipping on a hot cup of Kicking Horse Pacific Pipeline coffee when a tiny lesson this size of a coffee bean began to percolate in my brain about potential, purpose, and the grind. “Coffee beans are full of potential. But their true purpose is […]

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How to Meditate

I encourage you to read, download, and share this very brief, under 7 minute, guide to meditation based on my 40 years of meditation experience. You will find it easy going, playful, and potentially very helpful. An easy going guide to meditation. To read, download, or share click the following link: http://www.davidzinger.com/wp-content/uploads/How-to-Meditate-with-David-Zinger.pdf Powered by WPeMatico

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The Answers to These 4 Questions Will Define Your COVID-19 Leadership Legacy

Have you given much thought to how you will be remembered as a leader after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed? If you’ve been fortunate enough to not be laid off or furloughed, you’ve probably spent the last several weeks just trying to keep your organization afloat. Meeting the needs of customers, your employees, and even […]

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Confessions of an Ingrate

Do you want to be happy? According to self-proclaimed positive psychologists: Fill your life with gratitude. I am finding this current focus on gratitude to be, well, rather grating. We are told if we want to be happy that we should reflect upon 3 things we are grateful for before we go to sleep. One […]

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10 Powerful Ways to Build Trust

Now, more than ever, leaders need to decisively and powerfully nurture trust in the workplace. Although much of what it takes to build trust is common sense, it’s not always common practice. In this short video, I share 10 practical ways leaders can immediately build trust with their teams and organizations. Powered by WPeMatico

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4 Critical Needs of Employees During Coronavirus Lockdown

Thanks to Tanmay Vora at QAspire.com for the sketchnote Now, more than ever, people need leaders to step up and lead from the heart. The coronavirus pandemic has turned our world upside down, and people are looking to their leaders for direction on how to move forward when it seems like life has ground to […]

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A Present for Working at Home

This morning I was rereading Jon Kabat-Zinn’s, Full Catastrophe Living. It feels like so many of us are being thrust into the full catastrophe. Here is a little present from the introduction to the second edition: Work at Home “The only way we have of influencing the future is to own the present, however we […]