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The Uncivil War
Civility costs nothing and buys everything. -Mary Wortley Montagu When Franklin D. Roosevelt became president in 1933, he had been completely paralyzed from the waist down, following a bout with polio, for more than ten years. The recent PBS series "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" explored his significant disability and how...
How Do We Manage the Great Generational Difference?
The conversation and debate is not new, although many feel that it has only become an issue as of late. The great generational debate is not a debate of who is in what generation and what each generation will be called. Although, there are people who are starting...
Taking The Fear Out Of Feedback
Lately, there have been lots of discussions about giving (and not giving) feedback. For some of us, it's relatively easy to just say what needs to be said. For more of us, there's a certain amount of fear about just saying what needs to be said. Even positive feedback is...

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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