Tag: Doug Thorpe

Influence v Power

Leadership Coaching | Influence vs. Power

As professionals get moved into management roles, there’s a natural confusion about what to do and how to do it. Moving from being an individual contributor on a team to… Read more »

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Questions, Questions, Questions – Asking Better Leadership Questions

Our headlines are filled with questions. Did he? Did she? Who did what and when? Why? All of these questions consume our attention and build tensions between opposing factions. For what… Read more »

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Leadership and Life – Walking the Fine Lines

Travel around the sun a few times and you learn things. If I’ve learned anything traveling my journey around the sun (I’ve done it 65 times), I see people all… Read more »

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The Unsung Role of Leadership

It is time to dedicate some blog space to a segment of my audience that gets little direct attention. I am talking about the females who serve in leadership roles…. Read more »

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If Serving is Beneath You, Leadership is Beyond You

What a quote! “If serving is beneath you, leadership is beyond you.” If you ever struggle with being willing to serve a greater good and another human being, you should reconsider… Read more »

Hey Guys – Stop Chasing Your Tail !!!!!!!

Ever watch a cat or dog chase their tail? To be sure, it is quite humorous. The real question is when was the last time someone watched you chasing your… Read more »

In Decision Making: Is It Requirement or Desirement?

There’s a decision to be made. You weigh the options and ask for more information. Then it’s time to choose. But wait. Is the thing you have to decide a… Read more »

Here’s a Powerful Formula for GREAT Success

In the fast-paced world of business, it’s easy to lose sight of your most valuable principles. Even the best of leaders get overwhelmed with progress happening at what seems like… Read more »

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Leaders: Feeling Isolated? Maybe You Dug the Moat

When I hear executives or entrepreneurs say they feel isolated, like standing on an island, I often ask how did you get there? Sometimes you may be the one who… Read more »

My seat on the bus

Here’s the View from My Seat on the Bus

Occasionally I like to just share some thoughts about what I see going on around me. Maybe nobody cares. Yet maybe just one someone does care; like the story of the… Read more »