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Over the years, one thing continues to surface over and over, becoming so crystal clear that we have acknowledge it as a universal truth – Relationships Matter. Evidence that supports this truth is everywhere: 70% of employees leave managers, but are several times more likely to stay with a company if they feel they have […]

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Back in the day I worked with a guy who spoke about “practical drift.”  The concept is this: you set out on one course and there are obstacles, currents, winds, and other situations that lead you off course little by little.  A simple thing like not checking the map can lead you astray.  Almost by […]

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I’ve been called a control freak.  If you read my DISC profile, you’d understand why.  My husband to this day will quote me during my moments of control freak-ness, saying, “You’re not picky, you just know what you like.” It’s true.  Many moons ago I frequented a particular steakhouse because I liked the size of […]

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Long ago, I was asked to speak at graduation. As a young woman, I had received multiple awards for academic and athletic performance but was not entirely comfortable with the ceremonies attached to the achievements. Awards were never something I wanted a part of – they didn’t motivate me and as I mentioned, were not […]

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One of the things that many people don’t know about me is that at one point in my life I wanted to be a neurosurgeon. That’s right – a neurosurgeon.  When I first enrolled at the University of Rochester, I declared a Bio major as the first step to going Pre-med.  I was completely enthralled […]

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Here at developUs, we build and deliver training. It’s what we do. Our work exists because so few leaders within corporate organizations have time to focus on training.  How do we know?  There are two clues: Clue #1: Business is booming Our clients understand the human capital crisis that many organizations are faced with today.  There […]

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Several years ago while working with a fabulous consultant, we were discussing the common struggles each of us were experiencing with our point of contact on a particular project.  The challenge was that the direction of the project kept changing and we were stuck in the land of invention in lieu of execution. This consultant […]

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