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Author Archives: Steve Motenko

About Steve Motenko

Steve Motenko is an executive coach, leadership trainer, and co-host of The Boss Show, a weekly podcast on workplace dynamics. Steve and his Boss Show co-host, Jim Hessler, are co-authors of Land On Your Feet, Not On Your Face: A Guide to Building Your Leadership Platform. Steve lives on Whidbey Island, Washington, with his wife and dog, whom he loves, and a cat he tolerates usually pretty well.

The Boss Show Rides Into the Sunset

After eight years on air and in podcast, The Boss Show hangs up its jersey (even though Jim hates sports metaphors).  Jim and Steve reflect on eight years of building an audio jigsaw puzzle of enlightened leadership and work relationships.  And finally, they explain “Rule #6.” To stay in touch with The Boss Show guys, visit and

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Leading Beyond Ego II

Last week, Steve & Jim explored how “ego” is the #1 obstacle to success and satisfaction in the workplace.  This week: what

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Leading Beyond Ego

Ego. As in “his enormous ego” or “her fragile ego.”  As in, “She’s a control freak” or “I’m afraid to talk to

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B.S. Incorporated

The hilarious debut novel by Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss, “B.S. Incorporated” skewers American corporate life and the evil consultants companies hire.

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