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Organizational and Departmental Permission
The greatest privilege I have with my job is the ability to work with many different companies and individuals. I enjoy learning the craft of their jobs and also the challenges they face in the workplace. As I began to write an article this month I stopped and reflected backwards...
How Do We Connect?
Over the last several months, I have spent a great deal of time traveling and meeting new people. Some times for business, some times for family and even a little time with friends. During many long quiet rides home in my car, it got me thinking. I found myself looking...
The art of Listening at Three Different Levels
Have you ever wondered how much different life would be if there was a road map to personal growth and success? Over our lives we gain several skills and knowledge. People who are truly successful have an uncanny ability to not only call on and use the skills they have...
Straight Talk
Straight talk is a workplace application we see applied more often than in the past. Straight talk is a skill that great leaders possess. It is not a skill that leaders take lightly or even enjoy executing on, but it is a skill. So what is straight talk? As...

The Leadership Maker

By Ralph Twombly

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  • Update to our Workshop Series

    Update to our Workshop Series

    Ralph, Craig, Mary and I are very excited to announce that we are changing our series from 5- to 8- day workshops to 10-day workshops within a year’s time and we plan to start in August of this year.

  • Increasing Meeting Participation

    Increasing Meeting Participation

    If you feel like your meetings are not productive enough because people won't or can participate, the people in your meetings are unprepared or after meeting conversation are bigger then the meeting itself, the problem might lie in your preparation.

  • Communications


    Let’s be clear here about communication methods for leaders. Face-to-face communication is best. Not just best, it is best by a mile. A phone conversation is next best, but it is no substitute for face-to-face connection.

  • Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Perhaps it is time for a paradigm shift, a shift in how people think and learn about what is out there for career opportunities.

  • Delegation


    The final test of leadership is to leave behind men and women with the conviction, commitment and competency to carry on in your absence.

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