When the developUs team finds valuable content that resonates with leaders and teams, we get excited about sharing it! We just read an excellent article published by TTISI; they’re the folks who created and supply the behavioral and motivational assessment that we use in our leadership training and coaching programs. If you’ve ever been curious…

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On a recent Dunkin’ Donuts coffee run, I was waiting somewhat patiently for my daily cup of coffee (large, decaf, triple milk, no sugar) when a valuable leadership lesson presented itself right there in the drive-through lane. For years, a gentleman by the name of Nick ran this local store; he was exceptional. Nick was…

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A few weeks ago, a former colleague and friend of mine shared a post about passion. At its end, he asked people to share what they are passionate about. I love this question and how he framed it. It was asked in the context of recruiting; it is well known that people who are passionate…

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Most of the time I write about things I learned eons ago. Typically about a premise or a belief that’s an intrinsic part of who I am, rooted in my DNA. But I’m about to share a recent experience that I’m still unpacking. Development I’m one of those uber-passionate people when it comes to many…

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I consider every client I work with a job, so I’ve had lots of jobs over the course of my adult life. In one of my former full-time roles, before formally launching developUs, I was responsible for identifying training opportunities for leaders across the organization. It was a $5.5B organization, so when I called training…

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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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After nearly two decades spent practicing for adulthood, upon your 18th birthday the government deems you an adult. Reflecting upon my 18th, well, the government was crazy. But something magical does happen during those 18 years – you begin to develop leadership skills. Some faster and more obviously than others, but we all do it.…

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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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