Learning from Loss

As I sat here thinking about what to write, something a wise man once said to me came into my mind: “You can’t make progress until you’re brutally honest  about where you’re starting from.” That wise man was my previous boss, who then became my dear friend and mentor.

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Maximize Your Team’s Potential

Gallup’s five decades of employee engagement surveys continue to show disengaged team members leave their best efforts at home. Their 2022 “State of the Global Workforce” report shows just 32 percent of U.S. employees are engaged while 51 percent are disengaged and 17 percent are actively disengaged.

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Lessons from the Past

As a Māori woman, my experiences and understandings have been shaped by the knowledge passed down by indigenous people before me. They offer perspectives that a lot of the world has forgotten or overlooked for one reason or another. What we’re doing to our planet and what we’re doing to other people shed light on… Read more »

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Lead Like a Warrior

As an officer in the U.S. military for more than 30 years, and a corporate executive for more than 20 years, I’ve come to find there is a universal nature to the principles and practices that apply to achieving success as a leader. They are the same whether you’re on the battlefield or in the… Read more »

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Inclusion Revolution

I never once had a lecture on intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) in medical school. I never had a professor show me how to do a physical exam on a person with ID/DD. I never received training on medications for someone with ID/DD. Yet somehow, I got the impression that caring for people with ID/DD… Read more »

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