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Helpful insights on the opportunity of uncertainty

Writer and author Maggie Jackson offers a refreshing look at new research on ambiguity and uncertainty in her article for the Boston Globe, "The Gift of Being Unsure What to Do."[...]

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If you’re considering working with a coach, prepare to change

Journalists have a saying: “If your mother says she loves you, check it out.” The same applies to the field of executive coaching. If you tell us, “I’m good with people,” we check it out. We go looking for confirmation[...]

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Learning’s role in building a diverse workplace

Photo: Adobe Stock Learning plays a role in creating a diverse workplace through the leadership examples it presents. If we’re still relying on the case studies of the past – mostly white, mostly men –  how can we expect minority[...]

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Go ahead and hit the wall. It’s normal.

Marathon runners “hit the wall” when they lose the ability to run as fast as they’d like or even come to a complete stop, when their bodies run out of fuel. In the beginning we were all about hikes, dog[...]

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American leaders are rising to the occasion. Oh really?

Yes. You just have to look a little deeper than our top national leaders, according to Randy White, writing in Great Leadership, a blog by Dan McCarthy. We are seeing that leadership is a calling and it’s often more geeky[...]

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Lily Kelly-Radford’s six tips for calling out racism in the workplace

Speaking up against discrimination is your responsibility. Here’s a primer. Calling out racism in the workplace is important to create an inclusive environment for all employees, says Executive Development Group partner Lily Kelly-Radford.  “When people feel safe in their jobs,[...]

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Eight behaviors to help you master uncertainty

Master uncertainty? Uncertainty in life and work can derail a career. Or it can be an opportunity to lead. Here are eight enabling behaviors to help.[...]

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Four strategies to get the best from younger workers

Rather than focusing on differences that are irrelevant to the company’s mission, focus on the energy and fresh talent that every new generation brings. Channel this toward ways to keep the organization competitive and vibrant while also doing a better[...]

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LGBTQ rights preserved by Supreme Court ruling

As a firm whose mission is to help business facilitate meritocracy without regard for race, ethnicity, age, faith, sex or sexual orientation we, The Executive Development Group, heartily endorse this decision. “It is impossible to discriminate against a person for[...]

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How has the pandemic changed coaching? Not that much.

Drs. Lily Kelly-Radford and Randall P. White were asked about how executive coaches could weather the pandemic and the move to virtual coaching. Their responses describe a practice that's always been mostly remote. So there's no reason to forego[...]

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