3 Ways to Tackle a Challenge

Recently, my son, son-in-law, and I went for a long hike. We covered about 11 miles of fairly hilly terrain, but the real challenge came at the end. The last mile required us to ascend a steep and fairly long stone stairway. Once we reached the top, I asked about their approach to tackling the…

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What is your radical idea?

I’ve had this long nagging desire to write a sitcom. Silly, right? I’m not a sitcom writer. I’m a professor and an entrepreneur. I research important topics and I consult about practical things like leadership, team building, and talent development. Nonetheless, every once in a while, I find myself noodling with this idea for a…

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4 Reasons That You Should Start a Business Today

Every semester, I invite entrepreneurs into my classroom at Vanderbilt University to share their stories with my students, partner with student teams to address business challenges, and receive recommendations about how to improve their businesses, drive growth, and better position themselves in the marketplace. Using these experiences as a backdrop, coupled with my own business…

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Episode 022. Understanding the Motivation Myth with Jeff Haden

Forget everything that you think you know about motivation and listen to this podcast. Bestselling author, Inc writer, and blogger (over 1 million followers on LinkedIn alone), Jeff Haden, joins Patrick in the Leadership Lab to talk about his book The Motivation Myth. Don’t miss the chance to learn what it truly takes to motivate…

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5 Workplace Etiquette Behaviors to Help You to Win at Work

Joining a new workplace, at any age, can be daunting! Here are 5 quick and easy workplace etiquette tips. Although simple, and seemingly straightforward, these 5 things are often forgotten or overlooked in the rush of beginning a new role. Read more in this article. Download a PDF of the 5 workplace etiquette behaviors perfect…

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