Monthly Archives: July 2017

  • What should you ask the person in the mirror?

    Posted on July 16, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    When was the last time you looked in the mirror and asked yourself some revealing questions? When we were children, our parents and teachers gave us a great deal of feedback on our behavior and performance. Sometimes we liked it, other times it was hard to hear, but we could be assured they would offer […]

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  • Are you living an authentic life?

    Posted on July 16, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” ―Oscar Wilde What is authenticity? The simple answer is that we know it when we see it—and we don’t see it often. Authentic people are often described as being genuine, sincere, and self-aware. We recognize them as having integrity and consistently adhering to their values. Authenticity isn’t something […]

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  • How do you trust those that you trust?

    Posted on July 16, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    Recently, I taught a module on trust in my graduate leadership course. I asked my adult students the following question: Do you tend to extend trust to others from the start of a relationship, or do they have to earn your trust? The class was split about 50–50, yet this simple question has profound implications […]

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  • Is your word as good as your signature?

    Posted on July 16, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    Do you remember learning cursive handwriting as a child? Somewhere around the second grade, most of us learned how to link our letters with curves. The highlight of these lessons was always learning to write our names in cursive. We were told this was our unique identifier, our signature. I can still remember handing mine […]

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  • What’s the truth about the “post truth” era?

    Posted on July 16, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    Consider this fictional encounter between a mother and her teenage son. Mom:   “Hey Billy. I just received a call from your English teacher. She says you have not been doing your homework in preparation for class.” Billy:      “Don’t listen to her. That’s ‘fake news’. Who are you going to believe that loser teacher or your […]

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