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Henry Cloud on The Power of the Other

Chad Gordon interviews Dr. Henry Cloud, author of the new book, The Power of the Other: The startling effect other people have on you, from the boardroom to the bedroom and beyond—and what to do about it. Cloud shares the importance of recognizing the impact that others have on your success. He explains how every significant act…

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CEO Making You Crazy? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I am a VP of supply chain in a vast multi-billion dollar global consumer products company. Our CEO is really smart—a true visionary—and I have a great relationship with him. We always have good conversations when we are together. He works out of the European headquarters while my division is in the US,…

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Cat Leaders vs. Dog Leaders

I woke up this morning to a face full of licking and paws on my chest. Now, Chico isn’t a small dog—he’s a bull terrier who was described as “one big muscle” by a guy on his way to work today. So his stepping on my stomach didn’t just pull me out of my dreams,…

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3 Ways to Prepare for Leading a New Team

Good leaders are constantly striving for excellence. They start with themselves, then raise the bar for their team.  It’s a journey that requires a combination of self awareness and growth. I had a chance to experience both of these things when I recently accepted a new position with my company.  Eight months ago, I stepped…

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Boss Setting You Up to Fail? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I am a VP at a global real estate development company. About a year ago there was a big reorganization. One of my peers was made an EVP and is now my boss. As peers we had a friendly, if competitive, relationship. We did okay together in the new relationship for awhile—until I…