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Can an Assessment Tool Really Save Your Life?

  • 10th Jun 201510/06/15
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After eight months of not feeling well and requesting a second opinion, Chris and I found ourselves stunned, speechless, and physically ill when we heard the diagnosis that it was Stage Four throat cancer. Can an Assessment Tool Really Save Your Life

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Stress- One of Four Key Leadership Issues of the Decade

  • 17th Mar 201517/03/15
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Reducing work-related stress could very well top the list of priorities for leaders and managers in the coming year. Work-related stress distracts, rather than adds to mission fulfillment. Too much stress robs organizations of their ability to innovate, think creatively, solve problems efficiently and make decisions effectively. Stress-One of Four Key Leadership Issues of the […]

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It’s All about Relationships

  • 28th Aug 201428/08/14
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As I write this, I am thinking about celebrating the 31 years that I will be married to Chris on September 1, 2014.  I am proud of our marriage.  It has taken energy and effort, and I am proud of that.  In the most recent years our marriage has focused on Ephesians 4:29—for the building […]

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Kolbe Corp Announces PSG President as Winner of Kolbe Professional Award

  • 17th Oct 201317/10/13
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We are happy to announce that in October of 2013, Mari received the inaugural Kolbe Professional Award from Kolbe Corp. She was selected by fellow Kolbe Certified™ Consultants as being an expert user of the Kolbe System™. Over the last 23 years, Mari has fully utilized the Kolbe Indexes™ in her work with teams and […]

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Management Type

  • 28th Nov 201228/11/12
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At the core of who we are is what we do and what we like to do. Or as Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project says, “you can choose what you do, you cannot choose what you like to do. I don’t like having to try to make myself like things. I want to […]

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Do You Have the Synergistic Advantage?

  • 1st Apr 20121/04/12
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Whatever new business books or articles you read today, the word ADVANTAGE is looming somewhere in the text. We hear a lot about competitive advantage. I just read an article on collaborative advantage. So, here comes one more—synergistic advantage. For the past nineteen years, I have been working with groups to help them identify and […]

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Your Environment has EVERYTHING to do with your results!

  • 22nd Mar 201022/03/10
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Are you someone who sits at your desk, or work space and wants to shout—I can’t get any work done here! You’re not alone. Only one in every two average U.S employees believes that their current workspace design encourages innovation and creativity. In addition, these employees felt they would be 21% more productive if given […]

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The Performance Conundrum

  • 5th Feb 20085/02/08
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For those who attended the plenary session at ICMA’s 2006 annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, these words from conference keynoter and author Jim Collins provided solemn comfort in an era of beleaguered budgets and the hue and cry to run your city “more like a business.” In fact, it may not be correct to […]

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