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Everybody is so nice
“It’s a big place.  It can be intimidating when you walk in.” That’s how Josh Brosious describes Lowe’s.  He’s worked there for a year now and if there’s one thing he’s learned, it’s that “You can’t be afraid to ask questions.  People will help you.” Josh enjoys assisting customers by bringing their...
The 21st Annual Paddle for Pine Tree Camp
The 21st annual Paddle for Pine Tree Camp will take place on Sat., June 3.  That morning, more than 250 people are expected to take to the Kennebec in support of Pine Tree Camp.  The Paddle for Pine Tree Camp is designed to be barrier-free – aligned with our mission...
Play Has a Purpose
“A classroom provides routine and structure and is a place for a child to do work,” said Karen McClure-Richard, Director of the Early Learning Center in Auburn. “And that work is play.” The classroom is their learning space and they need to be able to explore and touch. “Everything in...
Discovering Skills for a Meaningful Career
“No offense, but I don’t need you anymore.”Those words were music to Lillian Scenna’s ears.Scenna exclaimed, “That’s the best thing you can say to me!”After just a few days, Kim had settled into her new job as Assistant Swim Instructor at the YMCA and was ready to go it alone.Lillian...
The Impact of Pine Tree Camp
Kelly Walker recalls how nervous she was when she drove down the hill to Pine Tree Camp to drop off her son, Chase, for the first time. Chase had never been away from home before so she was worried about leaving him for six days.The welcome at Pine Tree Camp...

The Leadership Maker

By Ralph Twombly

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  • Dunning Kruger Effect

    Dunning Kruger Effect

    n the field of psychology, the Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people of low ability have illusory superiority and mistakenly assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is.

  • The language of leading through caring (part II)

    The language of leading through caring (part II)

    Here are 15 Perspectives from my living ,leading, and learning from-organizations/ individuals who flourished.

  • Why does a flourishing organization matter?

    Why does a flourishing organization matter?

    When employees flourish the company develops a competitive advantage. Employees who are engaged, committed to each other, committed to the success of the company, provide better results better than their competitors.

  • Peer Communication and Care

    Peer Communication and Care

    Often neglected and seldom really understood, consider the power of caring for and communicating with peers.

  • Communications That Can Enhance your Relationships

    Communications That Can Enhance your Relationships

    Communicating up is good for your career and for your development as a leader. When the communication pattern with your leader is strong, you will both benefit.

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