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For Everything DiSC® Users: Exploring Change through the Lens of Everything DiSC

In this month’s video series for Everything DiSC® facilitators and participants, Julie Chance discusses how to manage organizational change through the lens of the Everything DiSC model, which considers personality

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Healthy Habits for High Performing Leaders: Pause to Celebrate Success

Healthy Habits for High-Performing Leaders Do you remember getting a participation ribbon when you were in elementary school? I do. While I was pretty excited in kindergarten, as the years

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Healthy Habits For High Performing Leaders: Give Your Team the Space to Struggle

  Healthy Habits for High Performing Leaders Just as a butterfly struggles to emerge from its cocoon or as babies fall when they take their first steps, these struggles strengthen

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Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Strategies for Building Robust Bench Strength in Your Organization

It’s the top of the 9th inning, and your pitcher just threw his arm out. What you have left does not look good; A rookie from a lower-level school and

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Teams Achieve Greater Results Than Individuals, Except When They Don’t

When do teams get better results than individuals? Conventional wisdom tells us that teams outperform individuals. This is generally true, but only when the conditions are right. I recently facilitated

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Building a Team Culture: Moving Through the Tuckman Model of Team Development

Teamwork is essential in every workplace, whether you are a construction worker, restaurant manager, or the CEO of a large organization. However, team composition can change from day to day

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Creating a Culture of Accountability: How to Have Difficult Conversations

Think about the last time you and a friend tried to choose a place to eat. It might have gone something like this: Where do you want to eat? I

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Message From Julie: Leadership Lessons From Hurricane Laura

Note: As we approach the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Laura it seems fitting to re-share the leadership lessons I learned from this devastating event. And it is important to remember

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Message from Julie: Trees and Organizations Need Deep Root Systems

My parent’s neighbor’s large oak tree toppled over during a recent storm. The tree had a shallow root system and it was uprooted by the wind. The site of this huge tree, lying on its side

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Strategic Team Building: The Missing Ingredient in Strategic Planning

A colleague of mine once worked for a small organization that underwent a leadership transition. The new leader wanted to develop a brand new 10-year strategic plan. He summoned nearly

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