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Do Your Work Relationships Have Backbone?

We EXPECT our leaders to be supportive – compassionate, understanding, great listeners. But we don’t often expect leaders to effectively CHALLENGE others at work.  And yet if we don’t, what we get is passive, fear-based acceptance of mediocrity. In Part 2 of an exploration of workplace relationships, Jim & Steve explore “roles with backbone.”

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The Power of Silence

How much silence can you tolerate?  You’re in a 1-on-1 with a coworker – what percentage of the time spent together is

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Are We Too Casual At Work?

Have we gotten too informal at work? In dress, manners, language? Jim dons his comfortable curmudgeon cloak and argues that we’ve swung the

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De-Zombifying Your Workplace

Workplaces aren’t designed for humans. Sounds counterintuitive, but once you hear Kim Adams of Triskele Collaborative enlighten Jim & Steve about how workplace

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