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  • Are You Giving Enough Feedback to Your Team?

    If you’re a manager, I can tell you with almost total certainty that you don’t give your team members

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    I spoke to Steve Gutzler, who is the President of Leadership Quest, a Seattle based Leadership Development company.

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  • Leadership is a Marathon Not a Sprint – Sustainable…

    I caught up with Gordon Tredgold, the author of the new book Leadership: It’s a Marathon, Not a

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    I recently spoke to S. Chris Edmonds, who is the founder and CEO of The Purposeful Culture Group.