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Don’t Let Limiter Language Shut You Down!

Language, whether positive or negative, internal or external, loud or low-key, is extremely powerful.  The first step toward managing communication with the Limiters in your life – those people who... Read More

Reframing Risk-Taking As Opportunity

When you understand how to reframe risk-taking, you’ll stop avoiding risks and start advancing toward your dreams! Think about some risks you’ve avoided in the past.  What were the sticking... Read More

Why You Think You’re in the Spotlight When You’re Not

When I first saw the video from a leadership breakout session I conducted for members of ASAE (American Society of Association Executives), I was horrified to see my blouse untucked... Read More

Personality & High-Performance Teams

Just like people, teams have personalities. While the nature of teams has shifted since our tribal hunter-gatherer days, teams are still one of our most crucial social structures. How we... Read More

Take the Hope Quiz

When positive psychologist Dr. Rick Snyder was on sabbatical from his teaching job at the University of Kansas, he went to the library to study the academic research on... Read More

Surprising Research About Team Communication

While it may seem obvious that teams that communicate effectively are apt to be more successful than ones that don’t, the data tells a far richer story than that. Researchers... Read More