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The Essential Secret to Revolutionize Your Thinking

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The Essential Secret to Revolutionize Your Thinking

Our educational process has conditioned us to assume that analysis is the primary way to think. We believe if we get the right data and analytics, the resultant insights will lead to the best answer for all problems at hand.

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1 Clear Sign to Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills: Good leaders never make their people feel this way, especially during a crisis.

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1 Clear Sign to Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills: Good leaders never make their people feel this way, especially during a crisis.

Today we are facing two unprecedented crises: a worldwide pandemic combined with a growing economic catastrophe. This is our shared reality.

If you are like me, you have wondered what it all means. You have questioned what and how much to believe. And even considered whom to blame for the whole state of affairs.

Unchecked and unchallenged, the natural and likely outcome of our situation leads to increased strain and separation. There is an antidote to our condition, however, but it requires action.

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Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes

“To the caregivers, including staff, clinicians, advanced practitioners, and physicians who each day brought their energy to the calling of serving and loving those around them, including one another, our patients, and their families, and our community. I was (and am) in awe of you every single day.” – an excerpt from the dedication of my book, Lead with Imagination. I wrote those lines with a lump in my throat. Today that lump is even larger. Unsung Heroes In a crisis, some of those unsung heroes become noticeably more visible – doctors, advanced practitioners, public health workers and of course,...

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Bill Gates Now Asks 1 Question That He Says 'Would Have Been Laughable to Me When I Was 25'

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Bill Gates Now Asks 1 Question That He Says 'Would Have Been Laughable to Me When I Was 25'

In this article, author Marcel Schwantes shares Bill Gates' thought-provoking question and Brian Paradis' belief in imagination and curiosity.

 

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Q & A: 'I was driven not to fail.' Brian Paradis talks leadership, love and imagination

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Q & A: 'I was driven not to fail.' Brian Paradis talks leadership, love and imagination

The first thing is love. I can approach the world around me in one of two ways: based on fear or based on love. Most of our leadership is based on fear. I don't mean the fear of 'I'm going to create fear in you.' But I think most leaders are fearful on some level. Fearful of the future, fearful of failure. I was driven not to fail. That's a fear-based leadership model. Breaking out of that baggage we carry into our leadership roles is really really hard.Do you remember your favorite teacher? People always say: I loved that teacher. What that teacher brought to that relationship was love. We all have an intuitive sense that it's better. If that's true, why don't more leaders do it? It's hard. We have to face ourselves first. That brings us to curiosity. You can't be angry and curious at the same time. Humor is also a completely misunderstood and under-used tool. It's hard to be afraid or cast blame if everyone maintains a sense of humor — and powerful insights come from humor.

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