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I’ve got a theory. Not a theory like the theory of relatively, but in some ways, not far off. My theory is this: Every conflict has its roots in a difference of thresholds. Think about it; you’re frustrated because your partner left dishes in the sink. Your partner is upset because the house is “a […]

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After ten years of consulting while working full time, I was debating on whether I should make a move to launch the business that is now developUs. The part-time gig was growing, and the full-time gig wasn’t satisfying me anymore. I was running through all of the clichés that felt like they applied to my […]

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Like the shot heard round the world, most of us can recall those powerful instances or statements that alter our outlook on life. I’m not talking about, “Will you marry me,” or “Congrats you won the lottery” types of sentences. I’m speaking of sentences that stop the neurons from firing in your head and cause […]

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Ok, not all of them, just a subset of them. We’ll get to that in a minute. First, a little background. developUs builds training, lots of it! And we love it. There’s nothing like creating a solution from the ground up, for an organization that values development. There are two parts of the process that […]

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I was at the end of an intense three-day certification, and my gray matter was mush. The experience had been a rich one; insightful and thought provoking, but I was ready to sprint out the door with my new credentials and fade into the sweet abyss of Netflix and junk food. But, in the final […]

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There are countless ways that we unknowingly lessen our impact, here are a few meeting manglers. Launching a presentation by, passing out a copy of the slides “for reference.” Paralyzing the audience with overbuilt PPT slides that contain way too much information. Delivery of the slide deck to people who were not in attendance. YOU […]

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Before joining the developUs team, I had a decent amount of experience speaking in front of large audiences, sharing a message on live television, and delivering information for print articles; never batted an eye. So, when I was asked by our CEO to lead a team building session, I was thrilled to take on something new. […]

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