Tuesday Report

Creating a Safe Place to Say What You Think

Can you get to a safe place where you can say what you think?    My first gut reaction would be, “Not a chance.  You can’t.”   You’re out of your mind if you think you can take what’s rumbling around in your head, drag it

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Alignment—the “Piece Missing” from Organizational Success

The process of alignment in most organizations today is episodic and often crisis-driven, rather than an organizational strategy. Organizations must embrace a system of aligning and coaching their top talent as a business strategy. How are business teams and sports teams alike? “Well actually, they’re

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Managing Your Mindspace

Do you remember back in the 90s—if you were around then—when computers were always running out of capacity and you had to try to add memory?  The times I tried to add capacity really didn’t get me very far.  In the end, I had to

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IN THE AGE OF THE PANDEMIC, STOP WORRYING, START LIVING

How do we manage the worries and anxieties of today?  The 2020 pandemic/economic crisis is challenging us in ways this generation has never seen before.  In an important and largely forgotten book, Dale Carnegie wrote in 1948, “How to Stop Worrying and Start Living,” he gave

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Planning for Tomorrow When Today is Scary

It’s pretty distracting to see new infections break records every day. It’s hard to imagine what it will be like in the future when today is pretty scary. Navigating the pandemic is like finding yourself beamed suddenly into a mysterious large city at nighfall with no street

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What I Say When I Talk to Myself

What do I say about “me” to “me?” I first learned how to think about myself from my West Texas relatives.  They taught me their view of how to act, react, interact, and reach conclusions.  My West Texas relatives were cotton farmers working land that looked like

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A GIFT TO YOU AND YOUR TEAM

FROM CAROL KALLENDORF, PhD: Founder, Delta Associates, Inc. A summa con laude graduate of Duke University, Carol has been a lifelong consultant in the field of human performance, enabling thousands of people to achieve a better career and life.  Carol has a renowned ability to

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THE NEW NORMAL – HOW DO YOU FIT IN?

Robert Redfield, US CDC Director, recently stated grimly, “The Covid-19 virus has brought this nation to its knees.”  As a member clearly of the at risk population, I respectfully and strongly object to what the Center for Disease Control director says. Corona Virus neither has

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Black Lives Matter—What’s Next?

“Black Lives Matter!”  We see throngs of thousands of people in the middle of a global pandemic in every city who shout the truth from the housetops. The murder of George Floyd over a 20 dollar bill, was for me the dramatic definition of “institutional racism.” 

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WHO AM I? — IN A WORLD OF CHAOS?

As countries reopen businesses across the world after so long in lockdown, it’s a little bit like reopening ourselves and our own personalities. How do we maintain a sense of personal identity in a world where we are asked to relinquish significant decision-making–like where physically

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